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Stanton Optical Makes Top 50 Optical Retailer List

Stanton Optical Makes Vision Monday’s Top 50 Optical Retailer List

Retail Eyeglass Chain Increases Store Openings and Revenue for the 2012 Fiscal Year

NEW YORK, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Every year Vision Monday releases their Top 50 U.S. Retailers list. Stanton Optical’s parent company Macarius & Daniel, is listed in the 2013 Brick and Order report. VM Top 50 U.S. Optical Retailers 2013, released on May 20th, compiles data and statistics from the previous fiscal year. The report appears both online and in the print edition of Vision Monday.

Macarius & Daniel – Vision Monday Top 50 U.S. Optical Retailers

The report focuses on the largest eyecare and eye wear retailers in the United States.
2009 – Stanton placed #45 out of 50 with 6 retail stores
2010 – Stanton placed #30 out of 50 with 15 retail stores
2011 – Stanton placed #28 out of 50 with 18 retail stores

Vision Monday Senior Editor John Sailer writes the yearly report on the United States optical industry. John also wrote a story on Stanton Optical for dba, Doing Business in Optical’s Local Market. The article; Customized Design Combined with Empowering Employees Make Stanton a Success, appeared in the May 2013 issue of the monthly newsletter.

Company Co-Founder and CEO Daniel Stanton mentions: “Our strategy is to hire, train, and spend a lot of time and financial resources developing employees to put them in a position to have a long-lasting career.”

Eyeglass Store’s Expansion Plans

The retail optical chain store has aggressive plans for expansion, opening 10-20 stores per year under their Stanton Optical and Eye Lab business models. Eye Lab opened their first two stores earlier this year in the south Florida market.

2013 Quarterly Eye Lab Store Openings in South Florida

  • Jacksonville
  • Orange Park


  • Hialeah
  • Coral Springs
  • Hollywood
  • North Miami


  • Kendall

2013 Quarterly Stanton Optical Store Openings


  • Mobile, Alabama


  • Boca Raton, Florida
  • Stockton, California


  • West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Lubbock, Texas
  • El Paso, Texas


  • Knoxville, Tennessee – 2nd store to open in Knoxville
  • Little Rock, Arkansas – 1st store planned for AR
  • Anchorage, Alaska – 1st store planned for AK
  • Albuquerque, New Mexico – 1st store planned for AK

About Stanton Optical

Stanton Optical has over 40 stores in 12 states including locations in Alabama,California, Texas, Indiana, New York, Georgia, Illinois, Nebraska, Wisconsin andOhio. Their corporate headquarters, which houses their flagship retail store, are in sunny Palm Springs, Florida.

Read all about Stanton Optical’s corporate giving donation program. Past corporate giving campaigns include donations of eyeglasses to New Eyes for the Needy and a generous donation of contact lenses as part of MADRE’s Helping Hands campaign.