By Jillian Urcelay

XX2I OPTICS has partnered with Bruckner Chase, endurance athlete and ocean advocate, as part of a multi-year relationship that extends beyond a traditional sponsorship deal.

2  CLEARVISION OPTICAL was ranked number 42 among the top 46 small/medium employers in the state, according to the New York State Society for Human Resource Management’s annual “Best Companies to Work for in New York State” awards program.

3  SAFILO GROUP and Authentic Brands Group have announced a five-year extension of their license agreement for the design, manufacturing and distribution of the Juicy Couture eyewear collections of sunglasses and optical frames through Dec. 31, 2022.

4  L’AMY AMERICA’s holiday charity program “Help the World to See a Better Tomorrow, TODAY” donated frames to VOSH International, which recently ran a mission clinic in Mexico and was able to provide a pair of sunglasses to every person that visited.

5  REVOLUTION EYEWEAR has launched a new website,, to showcase its signature magnetic clip-on collection and to better serve current and new customers.

MARCOLIN GROUP has signed a joint venture agreement with Rivoli Group, one of the largest luxury retailers in the Middle East. The joint venture, named Marcolin Middle East, is 51 percent owned by Marcolin Group and will distribute the eyewear collections of Marcolin’s brand portfolio. (Pictured: Giovanni Zoppas, Marcolin Group CEO)