State of the Optical Industry

We received a report from Vision Watch, stating the optical industry was down $500 Million in 2008. Vision Watch tracks and looks at the whole optical industry and publishes reports with market trends. "VisionWatchsm is the only large scale continuous consumer measurement exclusively designed for the eyewear and eyecare industry. VisionWatch is … [Read more...]

Consumer Spending Habits- Does This Affect The Optical Market?

Good News for Retailers- Competing in this market- Consumers are still buying! By Mike Duff "Just how consumers will respond to the economic downturn is a question retailers and their suppliers are beginning to understand, and evidence continues to accumulate that shoppers will spend money on the purchases that provide comfort and some … [Read more...]

Vision Care at Work

As those of us in the industry well know, a lot of people do not have an annual eye exam and many adults have never had their eyes examined even if they have employer sponsored vision insurance. I think a lot more people would have an eye exam if they did not have to take time off from work and if it was conveniently available at their place of … [Read more...]