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Hong Kong Optical Fair Opens Next Month

HONG KONG, Oct 23, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - The 25th edition of the HKTDC Hong Kong Optical Fair will be held from 8-10 November (Wednesday to Friday) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and co-organised by the Hong Kong Optical Manufacturers Association, the three-day fair will feature a record 800 exhibitors from 26 countries and regions, including new exhibitors from Denmark, San Marino...

Eyewear mega deal could hurt U.S. consumers, but still be approved

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Largest Owndays store in the world opens in PHL

By Zsarlene B. ChuaFROM THE outside the newest Owndays store in SM Megamall didn’t look like a typical optical shop with white walls and glass cases everywhere protecting the merchandise — the floor to the fixtures were done in shades of brown while the ceiling is decidedly industrial with hanging lights — but it was hard to miss the rows upon rows of frames for sunglasses and regular eyeglasses.And making the brand’s flagship and largest store yet not look like the normal optical shops was...