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Safilo Renews Partnership with Special Olympics

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Padua, Italy–Better performance comes with better vision. This credo seems to explain why eyewear group Safilo recently announced a new three-year commitment to Special Olympics, a global organization that helps intellectually disabled athletes. Supporting a program called “Opening Eyes,” which provides eye healthcare such as visual exams and prescription eyewear to Special Olympics …

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Safilo to Relocate Its North American Headquarters, Consolidates Its US Distribution Network

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Parsippany, NJ and Padua Italy–Safilo Group, the Italian eyewear creator and worldwide distributor of eyewear, recently announced the intent to relocate its North American headquarters which is currently co-located with a Distribution Center in Parsippany, NJ. This follows the decision to simplify and streamline operationally its US Logistics and Distribution …

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Kering’s New Eyewear CEO Roberto Vedovotto Appointed to Executive Committee

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Paris—As if it weren’t already clear, Kering  today appointed its CEO of eyewear Roberto Vedovotto as His appointment to Kering’s executive committee. The appointment illustrates just how seriously Kering is looking to eyewear to help grow its luxurygoods business, one that includes Gucci, Bottega Veneta, Saint Laurent etc. “Roberto Vedovotto’s …

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“Celebrate Summer Solstice” with Solstice Sunglass Stores, Carrera Sunglasses

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New York—Although the temperatures here are expected to creep their way toward 100 degrees, there’ll be a cool crowd in New York’s Meatpacking District today and Thursday afternoon as part of Solstice Sunglass stores, Carrera Sunglasses and Safilo Group’s “Celebrate Summer Solstice” events. “Celebrate Summer Solstice” invites the general public …