Eyebobs Hires Michael Magern as CEO

Consumer and Retail Industry Veteran Joins the Leader in Luxury Readers Minneapolis, Minnesota (May 2, 2016)  – eyebobs is pleased to announce that Michael Magerman, a leading consumer industry executive and entrepreneur, has joined the company as its first-ever CEO. Since founder and president Julie Allinson launched eyebobs in 2001, the company has successfully created […]

Holly Rush appointed new CEO of Costa/ Essilor Group

Daytona Beach, FL – April 2016 Costa Del Mar, the fastest growing US sun brand, is announcing the appointment of Holly Rush to the position of CEO effective April 25, 2016. This communication follows last month’s retirement announcement by Chas MacDonald, current President & CEO. “Holly possesses a dynamic leadership style that fits well within […]

Bono Named To Fortune 50 World Greatest Leaders

U2 lead singer Bono was recently named to Fortune Magazine’s 50 WORLD’S GREATEST LEADERS list. Bono recently partnered with Revo and The Brien Holden Vision Institute for the “Buy Vision, Give Sight” initiative to help prevent vision impairment and blindness.

Tura Renews Geoffrey Beene Eyewear License

New York, NY (March  2016) — Geoffrey Beene, LLC has signed a multi-year renewal license with Tura, Inc. for men’s and women’s ophthalmic eyewear and ophthalmic sunglasses, under the Geoffrey Beene label. Tura has expanded the 2016-2017 Geoffrey Beene collection by adding new plastic and titanium materials, a broader color range, and several new designs […]

Costa President and CEO Chas MacDonald Announces Retirement

Daytona Beach, Fla. – March, 2016 – Costa’s President and CEO Chas MacDonald today announced his retirement from the company, effective April 30. Since joining Costa in 2003, he’s helped grow the organization to be one of the world’s fastest growing sunglass brands, led the company through two mergers and acquisitions, and overseen significant investments in Costa’s […]

Safilo Inks Eyewear Deal With Swatch

Padua – Biel, February 9th 2016 – Italian eyewear creator Safilo and Swatch Ltd have signed a collaboration agreement for Swatch branded Eyewear. Creative, playful and lifestyle oriented, Swatch The Eyes will be launched in spring 2016. The launch of the collection will be supported by the “I ALWAYS WANT MORE LOOKS” Swatch advertising campaign […]

Safilo’s 3 Year Commitment to Special Olympics

Padua, Italy – Safilo Group, the fully integrated Italian eyewear creator distributor of quality and trust, continues its commitment to support Special Olympics, the global non-profit organization dedicated to year- round sports training and competition for people with intellectual disabilities. Founded in 1968 by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Special Olympics now serves more than 4.5 million […]