Global Eyewear merges with Solaray
Sapulpa, Oklahoma (April 1, 2015) ‐ Solaray, LLC, an industry‐leading, full‐service category manager of
sunglasses, wireless accessories, and novelty products, today announced that it has completed a merger
with Global Eyewear, a leader in the category management of sunglasses in the theme parks, attractions
and resorts industry.
Solaray’s CEO Wiley Smith stated, “We are excited about partnering with the Global Eyewear team,
whose success has been built on a commitment to serving its customers at the highest levels. We look
forward to supporting Global Eyewear and its team of dedicated employees with our resources to
further improve their ability to offer exceptional products and service levels to customers.”
Global Eyewear’s President Sanjay Srinivasan said, “We are thrilled to be joining the Solaray team. The
combined organization delivers a complete portfolio of stylish sunglasses and accessories through an
expansive direct‐store‐delivery infrastructure and highly scalable order processing system.” He added,
“Partnering with Solaray enables us to offer our customers an even greater level of service.”
Founded over 40 years ago, Solaray is an industry‐leading, full‐service category manager of sunglasses,
wireless accessories, and novelty items to over 30,000 retail locations utilizing its specialized directstore‐
delivery infrastructure. For more information, visit www.solaray‐sunglasses.com.
About Global Eyewear
Based in Orlando, FL, Global Eyewear designs, imports, and delivers sunglasses and accessories to theme
parks, attractions and resorts in North America. Prior to the merger with Solaray, Global Eyewear
operated as a division of Global Gifts and Novelties, LLC, owned by Sanjay S. Srinivasan and his wife Kam. For
more information, visit www.global‐eyewear.com.
Global Gifts and Novelties, LLC was represented by Brenen Hofstadter and Julio Dominquez with
Generational Capital Markets, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, based in Dallas, TX. For more information visit