By Jillian Urcelay

  AMERICAN EYEWEAR has set up a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for those who were affected by Hurricane Harvey and a “One up for Texas” Program which allows clients to assist fellow doctors that have been severely affected by the disaster.

2  SAFILO GROUP has opened the Belarus and Kazakhstan markets as part of its CIS hub led out of Russia.

3  RUDY PROJECT NORTH AMERICA  has released recent findings from a USA Triathlon member survey that shows Rudy Project helmets as the number one top-rated helmet in terms of quality by athletes who actively race and train in the product.

4  CLEARVISION OPTICAL has announced that Revo has been named the sunglass provider for Team USA at the 2017 Solheim Cup, a golf competition for professional women golfers.

5  SD EYES has partnered with all three divisions of Hayes Group: HMI Buying Group, Red Tray Network and ClubZero.

KENMARK EYEWEAR  has renewed an exclusive license agreement for the development, production and worldwide distribution of eyewear for the Lilly Pulitzer brand, which will extend to 2021.

7  ANDY WOLF EYEWEAR has begun construction on the new extension of its corporate headquarters in Hartberg, Austria.

8  SAFILO GROUP has announced an exclusive distribution partnership agreement for Chile with Valente Eyewear & Trade

9  KIRK & KIRK has opened a new U.S. office based in Philadelphia, which will allow them to better support the demand within this rapidly developing market.