By Jillian Urcelay

1  SAFILO has partnered with San Francisco-based eyewear technology company Topology to create a visually appealing interactive platform and virtual product showcase to entice potential customers and generate sales leads.

2  ESSILORLUXOTTICA has announced that Ray-Ban Stories has been awarded two different iF Design Awards 2022 including the Design Award in the User Experience discipline and The Gold Award in the Product discipline.

3  L’AMY AMERICA has partnered with Stand for the Silent, an anti-bullying organization that brings awareness to bullying and the devastation it causes. L’Amy’s “Do Good Feel Good” promotion benefits the organization by donating a portion of profits from frames sold from May 1 to Aug. 31.

4  MODO has won two iF Design Awards 2022 for its Eco Biobased Optical Collection with magnetic sun clip-ons and its R 1000 + Titanium collection with the new Snap Hinge.

5  MARCHON EYEWEAR has announced a new collaboration with Eastman. Marchon will use Eastman’s Tritan Renew for both frames and tinted lenses in the same eyewear in their sunwear collections across their broad portfolio of fashion, lifestyle and sport brands.

6  MARCOLIN and TBL Licensing LLC have extended their licensing agreement for the design, production and worldwide distribution of Timberland optical frames and sunglasses through December 2026.

7  CHARMANT GROUP has announced that its new Minamoto brand has won an iF Design Award 2022 in the Product category.

8  BOLLE BRANDS GROUP has appointed three key industry executives to leadership roles within the organization to accelerate growth in North America. Myrosha “Myro” Daley, has been promoted to VP, head of specialty sales NAM. Taylor Toussaint has been named to the position e-commerce director for North America, and Peter Moore joins in the role of SVP, finance and operations for North America.