C&E Partners with Spy Optic

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif.—C&E Vision Services, Inc., a leading national eyecare buying group dedicated to Inspiring Profitable Eye Care Practices™, has partnered with So. Calif.-based eyewear brand SPY Optic™.  Under the agreement, C&E members will receive a volume discount from published SPY Optic prices when billed through their buying group account.

“We are proud that SPY® chose to partner with C&E for its first buying group relationship,” says Brad Shapiro, C&E Principal. “SPY’s focus on the youth lifestyle market affords our members access to premium produ cts for a segment of the market that they might not currently be serving.”

SPY Optic will join a growing list of sunglass vendors offered through C&E, including Rudy Project, Costa del Mar and Wiley X.

“C&E has the infrastructure, experience and relationships to help us further develop our brand in the optical category,” says Jim Sepanek, SPY Optic vice-president, Optical. “The value they provide on all the sides of the business, coupled with their track record of delivering world-class service to their members, make this a very exciting relationship for SPY.”


About C&E.

C&E Vision located in San Clemente California, is the only Web-enhanced buying group of choice.   C&E exclusively provides its members the power of the Web-enhanced online services and the choice of multiple billing methods and incentive programs.  No other buying group offers eye care professionals this choice.

C&E is committed to providing a host of innovative services that can serve as the basis for the success of the Independent Eyecare Professional (IEP). C&E’s members’ internet section provides the most advanced web services available from any optical buying group.  C&E is the only optical buying group that offers vendor on-line invoices to assist professionals in their research and record keeping, check their current balance, open deferred vendor billings or to make a payment.  Additionally, C&E’s web account management is simplified by allowing the viewing of historical statements and payments.

C&E’s provides eyecare industry societies and associations with affinity programs to financially support both the organization and their member’s annual dues.   C&E is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge and education through its continuing education programs and sponsorships.

About SPY Optic.

SPY Optic designs, develops and sells premium eyewear products for the youth lifestyle market within action sports, fashion, music and entertainment.  SPY’s principal products, sunglasses and goggles, target the action sports market, including surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, motorsports, wakeboarding and skiing. The brand’s innovative proprietary products utilize high-quality materials, handcrafted manufacturing processes and engineered optical lens technology to convey premium quality, contemporary style and progressive design.  SPY Optic is owned and operated by Orange 21 North America Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Orange 21 Inc. (OTCBB:ORNG.OB). Please visit www.spyoptic.com or contact info@spyoptic.com for inquiries.

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