May 01, 2016 2:06 PM ET

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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. As of March 31, 2016, the company operated approximately 700 optical retail stores in 42 states and the District of Columbia. The company was formerly known as Eye Care Centers of America, Inc. The company was founded in 1984 ...

175 East Houston Street

San Antonio, TX 78205

United States

Founded in 1988

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 Opens First Seattle-Area Location in Renton, Wa

Visionworks announced the opening of its first Seattle-area location in Renton, WA. The new Visionworks location is at 921 N. 10th Street, Ste. B in Renton, WA. The doors open March 31, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Each Visionworks store has a doctor of optometry at, or next to, each location. At the Renton location, Visionworks is to welcome independent doctor of optometry, Dr. Weihan Wang.

Visionworks to Expand its Offering of Designer Frames Nationwide to Include Nine West and Anne Klein

Visionworks to expand its offering of designer frames nationwide to include Nine West and Anne Klein. Additionally, the company has added Diane von Furstenberg, Just Cavalli, and Lacoste to even more locations throughout the U.S.

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