Quote Originally Posted by DNICKELLII View Post

A lot of good people that have been working for that company for decades while it was independent, now have uncertain futures.

..........that is the sad part, that these people have lost their steady job as in most other smaller labs, that they closed in the USA and Canada.

However the newly formed super corporation now has over 150,000 employed, worldwide, including over 10,000+ retail stores, as well as the largest block of online retail optical s.