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2010-11-30 08:00:00

Customers can donate used glasses and help raise up to $5,000 during Pearle's "31 Days of Giving" CINCINNATI, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This holiday season, consumers are invited to join Pearle in helping the world see by supporting OneSight, a family of charitable programs dedicated to preserving and restoring clear vision for those in need. During December, customers can donate their gently-used glasses* and help raise money by "Liking" Pearle's Facebook page. Pearle...

2010-10-19 05:38:00

MILAN, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Luxottica Group S.p.A. (NYSE: LUX; MTA: LUX), a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear, today announced that its 3Q 2010 results conference call will be available via audio webcast on Monday, October 25, 2010, at 12:00 PM US ET (4:00 PM GMT, 5:00 PM BST, 6:00 PM CET). The audio webcast will be available to the financial community and the media from Luxottica Group's corporate website at...

2010-10-18 12:48:00

DENVER, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- N3L Optics, sports performance eyewear retailer, today announced the grand re-opening of its newly remodeled store located in the Cherry Creek Mall. A premier destination for all your sport performance eyewear needs, N3L makes it easy for customers to select the sunglasses that fit their sport and lifestyle. Designed for athletes of all skill levels and showcasing a wide variety of performance eyewear from 18 brand manufactures such as Oakley, Ray-Ban,...

2010-10-13 14:12:00

Luxottica employees and OneSight volunteers see life through the eyes of millions who suffer from poor vision during "OneDay" for OneSight charity on October 14 Public invited to participate online at www.OneSight.org MASON, Ohio, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On October 14, OneSight, Luxottica's global charity which provides free vision care and eyewear to millions in need, will host a series of global vision awareness events as part of World Sight Day. Participants will spend the...

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2010-09-16 11:00:00

Luxottica, an Italian eyewear company, said on Wednesday that it plans to launch the world's first 3D prescription lenses through sunglass company Oakley later on this year. Oakley "has achieved unparalleled visual clarity while extending the wearer's peripheral viewing angle and providing a truer alignment of 3D images," Luxottica said in a statement. The Italian company said that it has been using DreamWorks Animation's workshops for testing. The company said "premium editions in the new...

2010-09-15 10:00:00

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakley, Inc. today announced that it has engineered innovative new 3D eyewear that both complements and optimizes the technology used in the majority of 3D movie theaters around the world. The company's proprietary frame innovations have been combined with lens technologies that will maximize the 3D experience with an unrivaled level of performance. Taking advantage of Oakley's new HDO-3D(TM) technology, premium editions in the new line...

2010-09-13 15:11:00

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Revo, in association with Expedition Blue Planet and Sunglass Hut International, today announced National Geographic Emerging Explorer and Revo Ambassador Alexandra Cousteau will make a rare in-store appearance Saturday, September 18 from 2 - 4 p.m. at the Sunglass Hut at Lenox Square Mall (3393 Peachtree Road, Atlanta). As a tribute to the 100th birthday of her legendary grandfather, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Alexandra and her Expedition Blue...

2010-09-07 14:54:00

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Revo, in association with Expedition Blue Planet and Sunglass Hut International, today announced National Geographic Emerging Explorer and Revo Ambassador Alexandra Cousteau will make a rare in-store appearance Sunday, September 12 from 2 - 4 p.m. at the Sunglass Hut at Waterford Lakes (413 North Alafaya Trail, Orlando, FL). As a tribute to the 100th birthday of her legendary grandfather, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Alexandra and her Expedition...

2010-09-03 13:56:00

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakley, Inc. today announced that tennis pro Janko Tipsarevic relied on Oakley's groundbreaking new prescription lens technology as he defeated number-nine ranked Andy Roddick in the second round of the U.S. Open Tournament. Oakley True Digital(TM) corrective lenses with Oakley Dual-Peripheral Technology(TM) gave Tipsarevic unparalleled levels of precision and accuracy in vision as he advanced to the third round for the first time in his...

2010-09-02 07:00:00

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Sport sunglass retailer N3L Optics® announced today the opening of their first factory outlet store, located at Orlando Premium Outlets® in Orlando, Florida. The outlet opening marks N3L's second location in Orlando and provides Central Florida residents the opportunity to discover how the latest frames and lenses can help to improve the enjoyment of their sport. Designed for weekend warriors and athletes of...


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