Eye Focus June 2017 - Page 24

SAFILO, AUTHENTIC BRANDS GROUP ANNOUNCE RENEWAL OF JUICY COUTURE LICENCE AGREEMENT Safilo and Authentic Brands Group announced this spring a five-year extension of their licence agreement for the design, manufacturing and distribution of the Juicy Couture eyewear collections of sunglasses and optical frames. The agreement will now run until Dec. 31, 2022. “The renewal of our license agreement, originally forged in 2005, is a result of positive performance year over year and our strong partnership with ABG,” said Luisa Delgado, CEO of Safilo Group. “The Juicy Couture brand fits very well with our portfolio strategy, offering popular brands to our target market. We are excited to partner with the brand to grow our diversified distribution channels.” “We are thrilled to continue a successful partnership with Safilo,” said Jarrod Weber, EVP of fashion at ABG. “Together, we have forged a long-standing relationship that has led to the expansion of the Juicy Couture brand, its categories and distribution channels around the world.” Juicy Couture is distributed in qualified independent opticians, corporate optical chains, and department stores, across the globe and on JuicyCouture.com. BECOME AN OPTICIAN ...in only 6-months Optical Dispensing is a high-growth industry with good pay and job security. Or, even start your own business. 6-month intensive classes begin September 11 th , 2017, Morning Class, 8:30-12:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Our 6-month OPTICIAN/CONTACT LENS FITTER program is entering its 33rd-year in Canada. www.bccollegeofoptics.ca BC COLLEGE OF OPTICS #208 - 10070 King George Blvd. Surrey BC 604.581.0101