Safilo and Jimmy Choo Renew Eyewear Agreement

Padua/London, May, 2016 – Safilo Group, the fully integrated Italian eyewear creator and worldwide distributor of quality and trust, and Jimmy Choo, the iconic luxury fashion brand, announce the early renewal of their agreement for the design, manufacturing and distribution of the Jimmy Choo Eyewear collection. The agreement has now been extended to December 31, […]

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 […]

HOYA Vision Care x Frameri Interchangeable Eyewear

Throughout 2016, Frameri glasses with HOYA lenses will be available for purchase at 500 Eyecare Professionals in the U.S. LEWISVILLE, TEXAS, (April, 2016) – HOYA Vision Care, one of the largest producers of optical lenses, announced today a partnership with Frameri, creator of the interchangeable frame and lens system. As part of the partnership, Frameri […]

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 […]

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 […]