Premium Equity Partners Takes Majority Stake in ic! berlin

For ic! berlin, one of the world’s leading brands in corrective eyewear and sunglasses, having PREMIUM come on board ensures the consistent progression of the company’s strategy. The focus will remain on organizational growth through the development of new international markets and expansion in, and acquisition of new target groups. Design, innovation and the strength […]

Kering Eyewear Goes Bio-Plastic

BOLOGNA – PADOVA (Italy) September, 2017 – Bio-on, listed in the AIM segment of the Borsa Italiana, announces a partnership with Kering Eyewear to develop new materials based on Minerv PHAs, the revolutionary bioplastic which is 100% natural and biodegradable. “This is the first time in the world that a company in the eyewear industry  […]

Revo Announces New Partnerships

Hauppauge, NY – August 2017 – Revo was named the sunglass provider for Team USA at the 2017 Solheim Cup, a golf competition for professional women golfers. The Solheim Cup, which is held every other year, is played between the United States and Europe. This year’s tournament was held August 18 through 20 in West […]

Safilo and JC Penney Renew License For Liz Clairborne Eyewear

Padua/New York, July 2017 – Safilo Group, the Italian eyewear creator, manufacturer and worldwide distributor of quality and trust, and JCPenney, one of the largest apparel and home furnishings retailers in the United States and Puerto Rico, announce the renewal of a five-year licensing agreement for the design, manufacturing and distribution of optical frames and […]

New Rudy Project Logo Unveiled

Rudy Project, Italian crafters of performance eyewear, prescription technology, helmets and gear, unveiled a new unified corporate logo at a global distributor meeting in Italy. The new redesign is reminiscent of the original 1985 logo, a rounded, hot pink mark accompanied by simple and bold sans serif text, and pays homage to the brand’s long […]

Safilo Announces a New Exclusive Partnership for Saudi Arabia

Padua/Dubai, June 2017 – Safilo Group, the fully integrated Italian eyewear creator, manufacturer and worldwide distributor of quality and trust, announces an exclusive distribution agreement with Dr. Mazen Fakeeh C. Healthcare Company for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, starting from mid-June 2017. Concurrently, the Group renews its partnership with Optitalia Gulf for the independent retail […]

Barberini Seeing Well Academy

Sunday 21st and Monday 22nd May, in the Barberini Headquarters in Silvi, the first Well-seeing Academy of 2017 opened its doors to many opticians. Prof. Anto Rossetti, teacher of Optometry at Padua University, held the lessons. The courses, that will take place again in June, July and September, are aimed at raising optician’s awareness on […]