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September 04, 2015 4:23 AM ET

Specialty Retail

Company Overview of Visionworks of America, Inc.

Company Overview

Visionworks of America, Inc. operates a chain of optical retail stores in the United States. It offers eyeglasses, eyeglass frames, protective eyewear products, prescription sunglasses, and accessories for women, men, and kids. The company also provides contact lenses, reading glasses, and sunglasses; and specialty lenses, including polarized, everyday, and polycarbonate ultraviolet protection lenses. In addition, it offers eye health care and eye examination services. The company was formerly known as Eye Care Centers of America, Inc. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. It has a central laboratory and a distribution facility in Schertz, Texas. Visionw...

175 East Houston Street

San Antonio, TX 78205

United States

Founded in 1984

5,600 Employees

Phone:

210-340-3531

Fax:

210-524-6996

Key Executives for Visionworks of America, Inc.

Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Merchandising Officer
Age: 64
Executive Vice President of Store Operations
Age: 66
Senior Vice President of Manufacturing
Age: 59
Vice President of Human Resources
Age: 49
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Visionworks of America, Inc. Key Developments

Visionworks Announces Launch of Eco Born Recycled Eyewear in Chicago Area Stores

Visionworks announced that select stores in the Chicago market will carry Eco Born Recycled frames, the only eyewear frames in the world made from recycled materials. Visionworks will support Eco's mission to plant trees for each pair of glasses sold, as well as encourage customers to recycle used glasses. Eco Born Recycled frames are designed by boutique eyewear firm Modo and are certified by UL Environment, the leading independent agency for environment claims certification. The frames, which are made from 95% recycled materials, come in several fashion-forward styles and on-trend colors. Eco frames are available at Randolph Wabash and Southgate Market in Chicago, as well as Lincolnwood Town Center in Lincolnwood, Westfield Hawthorn in Vernon Hills and Stratford Square Mall in Bloomingdale.

Visionworks Announces Launch of Eco Born Recycled Eyewear in Dallas Area Stores

Visionworks announced that select stores in the Dallas market will carry Eco Born Recycled frames, the only eyewear frames in the world made from recycled materials. Visionworks will support Eco's mission to plant trees for each pair of glasses sold, as well as encourage customers to recycle used glasses. Eco Born Recycled frames are designed by Modo and are certified by UL Environment. The frames, which are made from 95% recycled materials, come in several fashion-forward styles and on-trend colors. In the Dallas area, Eco frames will be available at Northpark Center in Dallas, Stonebriar Center in Frisco, the Shops at Highland Village, the Parks at Arlington and the Village at Allen.

Visionworks Announces Launch of Eco Born Recycled Eyewear in Minneapolis Area Stores

Visionworks announced that select stores in the Minneapolis market will carry Eco Born Recycled frames, the only eyewear frames in the world made from recycled materials. Visionworks will support Eco's mission to plant trees for each pair of glasses sold, as well as encourage customers to recycle used glasses. Eco Born Recycled frames are designed by Modo and are certified by UL Environment. The frames, which are made from 95% recycled materials, come in several fashion-forward styles and on-trend colors. Eco frames will be available at Calhoun Square in Minneapolis, as well as Burnsville Center, Eden Prairie Center and Rosedale Center.

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