(Press Release) MELVILLE, NY – Marchon Eyewear, a manufacturer and distributor of eyewear and sunwear, has announced the renewal of its global licensing agreement with Lacoste, an urban lifestyle brand.

Originally signed in 2011, the long-term extension of the licensing agreement grants Marchon the rights to design, produce and distribute Lacoste-branded sun and ophthalmic collections. The eyewear collections are sold in Lacoste flagship locations worldwide, retail stores and specialty optical retailers.

Claudio Gottardi, president and CEO of Marchon Eyewear, said: “We are extremely pleased to continue our successful partnership with Lacoste. As a leading brand within Marchon’s portfolio, we will continue our profitable collaboration for the development of high quality eyewear that is easily identifiable with the Lacoste heritage, along with special and innovative ‘Made in Italy’ collections.”

Sandrine Conseiller, Lacoste Group executive vice president of marketing said: “We are pleased to continue developing our eyewear collections with Marchon. Innovation is part of Lacoste’s DNA, and Marchon’s expertise in R&D accentuates those attributes of our lines.”