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With A Focus On Growth, GlassesDirect Owner Prescription Eyewear Raises $19.3M, Uses The Bulk To Buy Contact Lens Specialist LensOn

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http://techcrunch.com – Some “focus” and consolidation afoot in the world of online eyewear sales. Prescription Eyewear, the parent company of GlassesDirect.com, high-end myOptique.com and SunglassesShop.com, has acquired LensOn.com, a Northern European leader in selling contact lenses online. The financial terms of the deal were not directly disclosed, but to facilitate the acquisition, Prescription Eyewear has raised an additional £12 million ($19.3 million) from Index Ventures and other investors, and I understand that the bulk of that was used for the purchase. Index has been very active in the Eur (IT news)