In this issue:
What the DIFF
The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) celebrates cinematic excellence between cultures and this year Marchon
was a part of the fifth annual event, which was held on the Jumeirah
Hotel properties at the Burj Al Arab Hotel—the only existing seven-star
luxury hotel in the world.
Driving the Eyeconomy
In the face of the economic climate, everyone needs a plan to carry
them through. Fabio d’Angelantonio, global marketing director for
Luxottica Group has one.
Hall of Frames
Eye on the News — “Today Show” hosts Meredith Viera (1) in Emilio Pucci EP2605 and Matt Lauer (2) in Karl Lagerfeld KL120, both from Marchon
Younger Offers New Wallchart, Tech Specs Binder
New Transitions P-O-S Materials Promote Health Sight, PGA Tour Sponsorship
Hawkins Optical Turns 60, Adds AR In-House
Sitting on the Op of the Bay...
As a professional salesperson, I love this word. Don’t you? If you don’t, you should.
Call it violet, plum, lavender, lilac, orchid, mauve, magenta, amethyst
or eggplant, there’s nothing hazy about purple.
If liking all things pink and green is a job requirement, then Jane
Schoenborn (she is known as Janie) is a perfect match for Lilly
Sama Eyewear: Sahara Collection
Taking its design direction from the riches of ancient Egypt and utilizing state-of the-art, modern technology, Sahara by Sama Eyewear debuts.
You’re Info a Big Surprise
need a break. This column has nothing to do with optical or frames or
retailing or dispensing or independents vs. chains. I know. I know.
You’re thinking I ALWAYS do that...but this time it’s for real.
Dear Abbe, You Color My World
In the early 1990s I attended a conference called the Polycarbonate
Forum. It was organized by the late Joe Bruneni, lens expert and
Crossing Abbe Road
Can millions of polycarbonate and high-index plastic lens wearers all be wrong?