Producer-director Ron Howard was seen wearing Carrera 6000 sunglasses during the Formula 1 Grand Prix held in Austin.
Allison SpA has signed a license with Italy-based Fashion Box SpA, owner of the brands Replay, Replay & Sons, We Are Replay and Red Seal, for the Replay branded production of sunglasses and optical frames for men and women.
The license has an initial term of five years with a worldwide distribution structure based on different levels. The collection will be sold directly to opticians in all the major European countries. The sunglasses collection will also be carried in all the Replay stores. The first Replay collection from Allison is scheduled to launch in March 2013 at Mido.
Luxottica Group and Prada, a company of the Gruppo Prada have renewed their exclusive license agreement for the design, production and worldwide distribution of prescription frames and sunglasses under the Prada and Miu Miu brands, until 31st December, 2018, consistent with the commercial terms and conditions of the existing agreement.
“We are delighted to be able to confirm the collaboration between two icons of Italian excellence, continuing along the path of success and mutual satisfaction in all the markets in which we operate,” said Andrea Guerra, CEO of Luxottica.
Safilo Group has announced the early renewal of the licensing agreement for the design, manufacture and worldwide distribution of the Max Mara and Max&Co. brand collections of optical frames and sunglasses. The new agreement will be effective until 31st December, 2019.
“We are extremely proud to announce the renewal of this agreement, which further validates the strength of our collaboration with the Max Mara Group,” said Roberto Vedovotto, CEO of Safilo.
- Best Optical Frame Company: Marchon
- Best Men’s Optical Frame Brand: Nike
- Best Teen Optical Frame Brand: Nike
- Best Kid’s Optical Frame Brand: Nike & Disney
- Best New Optical Brand Launch: Nine West
Hosted by Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine, EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards is a US special survey aimed at identifying favourite products and companies of the year as determined by readers. They voted in eight categories: optical frames, spectacle lenses, sunglasses, contact lenses, optical equipment, diagnostic equipment, practice management software and online ordering. Nearly 550 voters took part in the survey, which was conducted from 28th September 2012 to 5th November 2012.
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