VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb., 2014 Coastal.com (Nasdaq:COA) (TSX:COA), the leading global manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality glasses and contact lenses, reports that it is planning to launch a line of exclusive eyeglass frames, which will be compatible with wearable technology such as Google Glass(TM), Samsung Gear Glass(TM) and others. The launch is expected later in 2014.
“As a leader and innovator in the optical category, we are excited by the rapid evolution of wearable technology and the integration with eyewear,” said Braden Hoeppner, Chief Marketing Officer of Coastal.com. “Coastal.com has extensive experience developing new frames, with more than half of our sales coming from our own brands. We are developing frames with input from our consumers that will provide a wide array of style choices as the market adopts wearable technology.”
The exclusive Coastal.com eyewear collection will enable customers to choose from a wide selection of frames that can be customized to support a variety of wearable technologies. Coastal.com will leverage its vertically integrated, global optical labs to install custom frame arms designed to support each technology platform as they are brought to market.
Coastal.com is the leading manufacturer and online retailer of eyewear products offered through a family of world class websites. Established in 2000, the Coastal.com family of brands offers an extensive, in stock selection of prescription eyewear, contact lenses and sunglasses. Coastal.com’s vision is to make the process simple, either on-line or at one of our retail showrooms, so our customers can see everything life has to offer. For more information about Coastal.com (Nasdaq:COA) (TSX:COA), please visit www.coastal.com