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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Coastal Contacts Inc. ("Coastal.com" or "the Company") (Nasdaq:COA) (TSX:COA), the leading online provider of eyewear, today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement to launch Oakley eyewear on its market leading European website, Lensway.
"We are delighted to launch Oakley products on our European site," commented Peter Lee, Coastal's Managing Director, Europe. "We are totally focused on providing our customers with the best eyewear available, combined with an amazing customer experience and Oakley products are a great fit in our offering. Every day more than 250,000 unique visitors shop on our sites around the world providing unparalleled exposure for brands seeking to expand their reach."
Established in 1975 and acquired by Luxottica (NYSE:LUX) in 2007, Oakley is one of the leading sports performance brands in the world. The holder of over 500 patents, Oakley is continually seeking problems, solving them with inventions and wrapping those inventions in art. This philosophy has made Oakley one of the most iconic and inimitable brands on the market. Oakley is famed for its insuperable lens technologies such as High Definition Optics (HDO) which it incorporates into all of its sun and prescription eyewear as well as ski goggles. Laser focused on the consumer, Oakley has both Men's and Women's product lines which target the Sports Performance, Active and Lifestyle consumers.
Coastal.com is the leading manufacturer and online retailer of eyewear products offered through a family of world class websites. Established in 2000, the Coastal.com family of brands provides customers with an extensive, in stock selection of prescription eyewear, contact lenses and sunglasses. Coastal.com's vision is to provide our customers with stylish high quality eyewear quickly, so they can see everything life has to offer. For more information about Coastal.com (Nasdaq:COA), visit
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