By Jillian Urcelay

1  ESSILORLUXOTTICA and Roger Federer have signed an exclusive licensing agreement for the design, manufacture and worldwide distribution of eyewear between the Roger Federer and Oliver Peoples brands.

2  VSP VISION has been selected as a 2023 U.S. Best Managed Company for the third consecutive year. Sponsored by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal, the program recognizes outstanding U.S. private companies and the achievements of their management teams.

3  MODO has acquired Lowercase, a Brooklyn, N.Y., based independent eyewear manufacturer.

4  DE RIGO REM celebrates its 24th year of partnering with Consultorio Visual of Mexico City, Mexico to donate frames to those most in need.

5  CLEARVISION OPTICAL has been recognized for the eighth time by the New York State Council of the Society of Human Resource Management, Best Companies Group and Rochester Business Journal as one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York.

6  TURA has renewed its license for the L.A.M.B. and Gx by Gwen Stefani eyewear collections.

7  BARTON PERREIRA was a sponsor of the ELLE Women of Impact event in Washington, D.C., and showcased their core styles and Women’s Coalition styles on site to notable guests.

8  CLASSIQUE EYEWEAR has partnered with London-based luxury eyewear company Taylor Morris for the exclusive distribution of Taylor Morris London eyewear in the U.S. optical market.

9  REVO has opened its first flagship store in Barcelona, Spain. The store is located on Baixada de la Llibreteria, in the Gothic Quarter, one of the city’s most charming and highly trafficked districts.

10  ESSILORLUXOTTICA and Chalhoub Group have signed a joint venture for the development of direct eyewear retail in the GCC region.

11  BEN & FRANK has become the first Latin American eyewear company to launch Eastman Acetate Renew in optical frames.