Transitions Names Costco Optical Winner of the 2018 Canadian Retailer of the Year Award
Transitions Optical honored Costco Optical with the 2018 Canadian Retailer of the Year title, a category of the Transitions Innovation Awards program, during a recognition ceremony on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at Transitions Academy 2019 in Orlando, Fla.
“Not only did Costco Optical create numerous unique training materials in order to educate their staff on the benefits of Transitions®lenses, but they also set a new benchmark in their stores that exceeded the Canadian national average for the sale of Transitions lenses,” said Drew Smith, director, North America Channels, Transitions Optical. “We congratulate Costco Optical for their continuous efforts to advocate for the Transitions® brand, and proudly honor them as Canadian Retailer of the Year.”
Eugénie Robinson, optical assistant general merchandise manager at Costco Canada, accepted the award on behalf of the retailer at Transitions Academy.
“This past year, we really targeted our messaging to patients by providing the information in an easy-to-digest way, which I think truly propelled us to the top,” said Robinson. “We are very excited to be accepting the award for Canadian Retailer of the Year and partnering with Transitions Optical in the future.”
During Transitions Academy, Canadian Retailer of the Year finalist Iris was also recognized for their commitment to Transitions brand and improving customers’ vision.
Photo: Costco Optical was awarded the 2018 Canadian Retailer of the Year title.
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