The year wraps up with products that are high-tech and soft touch.
He happily runs his PA practice with his wife but his weekends are reserved for music, playing one of his 10 guitars and possibly contemplating his...
Strong retail activity for 5-day period reflects resilient consumers: NRF.
Plus some social media marketing ideas to end the year with a bang and what areas you should focus on first in the new year.
A true, across-the-board embodiment of independent optical retail, Über Optics in Petaluma, CA easily captured the hearts of our judges to win first place.
Hiring and retaining good workers are clearly the top challenges currently being faced by eyecare businesses. Here they share how they are coping, while dishing on...
In-person interactions still preferred by such consumers buying big-ticket items.
Including a markdown strategy to set you up for holiday success and when exactly to blast those mobile campaign messages for maximum impact.
Store rents in most prime global locations continue to recover.
More than 330 North American optical retail owners and managers took the 2023 Big Survey starting in mid-August, with most of the questions attracting about 250-300...
Including celebrating safe toys and celebrations.
Economic uplift from Taylor Swift tour among events offering insights into next year’s opportunities.
Including the difference between KPIs and OKRs and which ones you should be using and why.
A roundup of all our favorite pics of the latest eyewear fashion trends and the celebrities and models who pull them off.
NFCC gauge shows decline in people’s financial distress.
Ultimately, what’s important is what’s in your pocket at the end of the year. Here, we look at the products, services and strategies driving independent ECPs’...
A full quarter of eyecare practice and eyewear business owners and managers reported working 50 or more hours every week.
A quarter of our respondents said their independent eyewear selection was their primary point of differentiation.
Other top-rated retailers include Kroger, Target, Costco and Amazon.
One-in-five earn holiday money through "gig" jobs.