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Check out the latest exciting news from OpticsPlanet, Inc! OpticsPlanet is on the forefront of internet retailers and on this page you can learn about the latest news about our exciting product offerings and other major announcements. Check back often for new and exciting announcements. OpticsPlanet is the web's leading retailer of binoculars, sunglasses, telescopes, rifle scopes, range finders and other sport optics equipment. To find out more about OpticsPlanet, check out our About Us page and you can also learn about the many great reasons to Why Buy From Us.

August 7, 2014 OpticsPlanet Signs On As Retail Sponsor for Crimson Trace Midnight 3-Gun Invitational.

After a successful event sponsorship in 2013, OpticsPlanet has returned as a top-level sponsor of the one of a kind; Crimson Trace Midnight 3-Gun Invitational Shooting Match.

June 27, 2014 OpticsPlanet Releases OPMOD Gear for Your Gun Guide.

OpticsPlanet is thrilled to debut their excellent guide of OPMOD branded products specifically designed for protecting your firearms.

June 11, 2014 OpticsPlanet Features One of A Kind OPMOD Father's Day Gift Guide

OpticsPlanet has carefully handpicked through a wide assortement of excellent OPMOD products to come up with the perfect Father's Day gift guide.

May 28, 2014 OpticsPlanet Adds One of The Newest Watch Brands to Its Stores, Szanto.

OpticsPlanet is excited to offer an exciting new brand of watches by Szanto. This latest endeavor from the owner of Luminox, mixes vintage and modern styling cues.

May 8, 2014 OpticsPlanet Adds Steiner's Newest M30R LRF Binoculuar.

OpticsPlanet is proud to offer the Steiner M30R 8X30 military laser range finder binoculars. This new binocular from Steiner debuted at the 2014 SHOT Show where it received unrivaled attention.

April 18, 2014 OpticsPlanet Adds Newest Activity Tracker by Garmin.

OpticsPlanet expands product offerings to include the latest fitness tracker to hit the market. The new Garmin Vivo Fit is now added to OpticsPlanet's recent collection of athletic products.

April 10, 2014 OpticsPlanet Offers Newest 5.11 Tactical Footwear.

OpticsPlanet expands their massive selection with the latest boots and shoes from 5.11 Tactical. Debuted at SHOT Show 2014, 5.11 Tactical's newest line of footwear boasts sleek new designs.

April 2, 2014 OpticsPlanet Integrates Athletic Footwear by Salomon to their Massive Selection.

OpticsPlanet diversifies its product offerings by adding Salomon Footwear. Salomon is one of the industry leaders in boots and shoes for those that demand an active lifestyle.

March 31, 2014 OpticsPlanet Adds the Newest Products Offered by Barska at SHOT Show 2014.

OpticsPlanet is excited to offer the newest products by Barska that debuted at SHOT show 2014. New this year are additions to the Loader Gear line of bags, cases, tactical wear and Barska innovative safes.

March 25, 2014 OpticsPlanet is Proud to Announce the Steiner Heritage Warranty

OpticsPlanet is proud to announce the Steiner Heritage warranty. This new ground breaking warranty will ensure Steiner Optics for generations to come.

February 26, 2014 OpticsPlanet Partners with Keith Warren Pursuit Channel Show The High Road

OpticsPlanet is a proud 2014 sponsor of The High Road with Keith Warren, airing four times a week on The Pursuit Channel. Partnership will include on air product segments and an appearance by OpticsPlanet's Director of Product Intelligence.

February 13, 2014 OpticsPlanet Adds New Rail Master Pro Light & Laser Sights from Crimson Trace

OpticsPlanet is proud to offer the Crimson Trace Rail Master Pro Universal Laser and Light to its customers. Available in both a red and green laser/light combination, the Rail Master Pro provide users with the ultimate low light sighting system for their firearm.

November 15, 2013 OpticsPlanet Supports Law Enforcement Torch Run and Special Olympics of Illinois

OpticsPlanet meets up with the Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run Program for a Plane Pull Charity Event to benefit the Special Olympics of Illinois. This is the latest in OpticsPlanet's continuing involvement in the charitable community.

October 22, 2013 OpticsPlanet and SOG Launch the "Meet The Gunny" Sweepstakes

OpticsPlanet is excited to announce that they have partnered up with SOG to bring this once in a lifetime experience for one lucky winner and their guest. The grand prize features a trip to extravagant Las Vegas to meet the iconic R. Lee Ermey ("The Gunny"), plus a SOG prize pack worth over $1600.

October 3, 2013 OpticsPlanet and BLACKHAWK! Announce the Smith & Wesson Experience for Two

OpticsPlanet has announced their newest sweepstakes, brought to you by the iconic brand BLACKHAWK! One lucky winner and a guest will win an experience of a lifetime, plus receive a prize pack containing several great BLACKHAWK! products.

September 30, 2013 OpticsPlanet Offers Cannon Safes to Protect Your Valuables

OpticsPlanet understands the need to keep valuables safe from intruders or natural disasters, which is why they offer the trusted brand of Cannon Safe. Protect everything from jewelry and passports to weapons, and more.

September 25, 2013 OpticsPlanet Releases Three New OPMOD Modular Bags

OpticsPlanet introduces the new versatile OPMOD Modular bags. Available in three different models with interchangeable pouches, these bags are designed to go anywhere and assist with everything you need carried.

September 10, 2013 OpticsPlanet Adds New Zeus Thermal Scopes from Armasight

OpticsPlanet backs the new line of Zeus Thermal Weapon Sights from Armasight. These thermal imaging rifle scopes have been designed to give shooters a tactical advantage in any situation.

September 6, 2013 OpticsPlanet Introduces The Browning OPMOD Knives

OpticsPlanet.com partners with Browning to bring their customers the new Browning OPMOD Knife series. These limited-edition knives are great tools for any hunters or outdoorsmen.

September 5, 2013 OpticsPlanet Gets First Access to New Gear From Armasight

OpticsPlanet gets first access to fourteen new Armasight products, including night vision, thermal vision, and more, introducing advances in tactical gear to law enforcement, military service men and women, and hunters.

July 26, 2013 OpticsPlanet Takes the World by Surprise with the Invisible Man Kit

OpticsPlanet makes invisibility a priority with the new Invisible Man Kit. It's packed with gear like ghillie suits, cover scents, hunting accessories, and much more. The Invisible Man Kit all but guarantees a silent and invisible hunt.

July 10, 2013 OpticsPlanet Gets Up Close With Leatherwood Hi-Lux CMR Scopes

OpticsPlanet gets up close and personal with Leatherwood Hi-Lux CMR Tactical Riflescopes. The 1-4x24mm scope series is designed for close and medium range shooting.

July 9, 2013 OpticsPlanet Adds B.E. Meyers to Their Incredible Stable of Brands

OpticsPlanet continues to expand its selection with one of the world's most exclusive and high quality manufacturers of lasers, B.E. Meyers.

June 27, 2013 OpticsPlanet Brings The Burris Skull-TAC Scope to Their Stores

OpticsPlanet introduces the brand new Burris Skull-TAC 1-4x24 Riflescope. The Skull-TAC is packed with features and the quality construction that has put Burris at the top of the market.

June 20, 2013 OpticsPlanet Stays Grounded with Zeiss Terra Optics

OpticsPlanet is proud to introduce a brand new line of optics from Zeiss. The Zeiss Terra binoculars and riflescopes bring vivid, unparalleled clarity to OpticsPlanet's line of hunting and outdoors gear.

May 10, 2013 OpticsPlanet Ranks High on the 2013 Internet Retailer Top 500

OpticsPlanet Takes the Top Spot as the Nation's Largest Pure Play Online Retailer of Sporting Goods!

April 26, 2013 OpticsPlanet Adds the Crimson Trace Defender Series Lasers to Their Stores

OpticsPlanet adds the Crimson Trace Defender Series to their stores, offering their customers some of the best value laser sights on the market.

April 17, 2013 OpticsPlanet Drops Prices to Bring the Net's Best Value on Steiner Merlin Pro Binoculars

Exclusive low pricing on the Steiner Merlin Pro Binoculars comes to OpticsPlanet for a limited time.

April 11, 2013 OpticsPlanet Promotes Hunting Safety With NeverLost

OpticsPlanet announces the addition of a new line of hunting and safety gear to their stores with NeverLost.

April 5, 2013 OpticsPlanet Announces the Addition of X-1 Audio to their Stores

OpticsPlanet brings a new line of waterproof athletic sports audio technology to their stores with X-1 Audio.

March 14, 2013 OpticsPlanet & Vortex Launch new Dream Hunt For Two

OpticsPlanet & Vortex Optics Launch a new sweepstakes giving the lucky winner a 4 day/3 night hunting trip in the Sandhills region of Nebraska, as well as a nearly $2500 Vortex Price Package!

March 13, 2013 OpticsPlanet Offers a New Warranty on OPMOD Products

OpticsPlanet announces a new warranty for their exclusive OPMOD products.

February 19, 2013 OpticsPlanet & Crimson Trace Team Up to Offer Laser Sight Training

Crimson Trace's The Laser's Edge provides training on using laser sights for a variety of purposes, and this informative DVD comes free with Crimson Trace Laser Sight purchases!

January 14, 2013 GearExpert by OpticsPlanet Heads to Las Vegas for SHOT Show 2013

OpticsPlanet heads to Las Vegas for SHOT Show 2013. All the latest gear will be covered on their Facebook Page, YouTube Channel and GearExpert.com.

November 22, 2012 OpticsPlanet Unveils new Nikon Black Friday Promotions

Nikon saved some amazing deals for Thanksgiving and Black Friday this year, and OpticsPlanet is excited to help get the word out on some of the best deals from one of the world's greatest Sports Optics brands!

November 21, 2012 OpticsPlanet Helps ATN Promote their New Interactive Night Vision Catalog

OpticsPlanet lends their support to ATN's new Interactive Night Vision Catalog, which is a valuable resource for those hoping to find the best possible night vision for their needs.

November 7, 2012 OpticsPlanet Announces the 2012 Brilliance Award Winners

OpticsPlanet Announces the winners of the 2012 Brilliance Awards. These winners were determined by both fan votes and the opinions of experts and represent the best of the best.

October 31, 2012 OpticsPlanet announces the Addition of the Trijicon SRS

The Trijicon SRS has come to OpticsPlanet. This new red dot sight has incredibly tough construction and materials to allow it to hold up to the most extreme conditions in the world.

October 23, 2012 OpticsPlanet celebrated their Twelfth Anniversary

OpticsPlanet celebrates twelve years of success with a look at their past, present and future. Their year to year growth has made OpticsPlanet one of the world's largest internet retailers, and they set their sights toward twelve more years of success!

October 15, 2012 Voting Begins for the 2012 Brilliance Awards

OpticsPlanet announces the commencement of voting for the 2012 Brilliance Awards with a special giveaway. In addition to voting for the year's best products, fans can enter to win one of six OpticsPlanet Gift Cards!

September 20, 2012 OpticsPlanet and Weaver Optics Announce the "Win a Dream Hunt For Two" Sweepstakes

OpticsPlanet is excited to announce their latest sweepstakes in conjunction with Weaver Optics. The "Win a Dream Hunt For Two" Sweepstakes gives a hunting trip and Weaver Optics Hunting Gear Package to one lucky winner!

September 17, 2012 OpticsPlanet Announces the Release of Novotac OPMOD Flashlights

OpticsPlanet's OPMOD line of specialized gear has added their first flashlights, the Novotac OPMOD SO120 and Novotac OPMOD STRM120 Flashlights! These flashlights take powerful performance and longlasting battery life and combined this with a remote switch and weapon mount.

August 30, 2012 OpticsPlanet Ranks in the Inc. 5000 List in 2012

OpticsPlanet, Inc. continues to rank as one of the fastest growing private companies in the country, as evidenced by the Inc. 5000 list in 2012.

August 29, 2012 OpticsPlanet Teams up with FLIR for the Scout PS-24 Sweepstakes

OpticsPlanet and FLIR have come together to give away a FLIR Scout PS-24 Thermal Camera!

August 23, 2012 OpticsPlanet Lets You Check Availability Immediately!

OpticsPlanet implements a new "Check Availability" feature to give customers greater insight and a better shopping experience.

August 21, 2012 OpticsPlanet brings Magpul Industries Weapon Accessories to Their Stores

OpticsPlanet adds Magpul Industries to Round out Their Impressive Weapon Accessory Selection.

August 13, 2012 OpticsPlanet Announces the Addition of Carrera Eyewear

OpticsPlanet further expands their eyewear selection with the addition of one of the world's most famous and stylish brands, Carrera.

July 25, 2012 OpticsPlanet Brings Grace USA Gun Tools to their Stores

OpticsPlanet announces the arrival of new gun tool brand Grace USA. These specially designed tools are American Made and help shooters fix and accessories their firearms.

July 20, 2012 OpticsPlanet Sets new Industry Standards for Zombie Preparation with the Z.E.R.O. Kit

OpticsPlanet sees the threat of a looming zombie apocalypse as serious business, so they've developed the Z.E.R.O. Kit, a fully functional zombie survival kit.

July 19, 2012 OpticsPlanet announces the Addition of CRKT Knives

OpticsPlanet announces the arrival of a new line of knives to their store, CRKT. These knives offer a wide variety of innovative new designs that are both stylish and high performing.

July 6, 2012 OPMOD Launches new Night Vision, Shooting Glasses, Tripods & More

OpticsPlanet's OPMOD team has worked hard to develop these new releases to their OPMOD line of products, with a third generation night vision monocular, super protective shooting glasses and a high quality yet affordable tripod now available.

July 4, 2012 OpticsPlanet Announces the Addition of Duck Commander

OpticsPlanet is excited to announce the latest brand to their selection of hunting accessories - Duck Commander. This product line by the Robertson family from Duck Dynasty provides classic hunting styles and quality materials and construction for an outstanding new option in hunting gear.

July 2, 2012 OpticsPlanet partners with SETI@Home to Continue the Search for Intelligent Life

OpticsPlanet and SETI@Home have teamed up to ensure there's continued funding for the search for intelligent life outside of Earth. SETI@Home Donors receive OpticsPlanet coupons based on the amount of their donation.

June 29, 2012 OpticsPlanet Expands into the Outdoor Gear Market

OpticsPlanet continues its rapid growth by rapidly expanding into new niche categories that focus on the hobbies of outdoor enthusiasts.

June 27, 2012 OpticsPlanet adds Electronics-Specific Pelican Cases

Pelican Cases are as tough as they get, and that toughness has now been applied to cases for laptops, tablets and eReaders. These cases are now available at OpticsPlanet!

June 26, 2012 OpticsPlanet teams with Armasight to develop new OPMOD Armasight Night Vision

OpticsPlanet teams up with one of their newest night vision brands, Armasight, to bring exclusive new night vision units for dedicated hunters and shooters to the market.

June 23, 2012 OpticsPlanet Adds Armasight Night Vision

OpticsPlanet expands their night vision selection with the innovative new Armasight brand, which has taken each Generation of night vision to new levels with greater performance and reliability than previously possible.

May 9, 2012 OpticsPlanet, Inc. Ranks as the #166 Largest Internet Retailer

OpticsPlanet yet again makes a move up the Internet Retailer Top 500 list, from #182 to #166. This marks the sixth consecutive improvement on the yearly list of top online retailers.

April 25, 2012 OpticsPlanet Brings the Streamlight TLR-4 Laser/Light Combo to Its Network of Stores

The Streamlight TLR-4 Weapon Light/Laser Sight Combo is a compact option for shooters who want to add a powerful flashlight and an effective laser to their firearm. OpticsPlanet is proud to bring this fantastic new weapon accessory to their store.

February 20, 2012 OpticsPlanet Brings Pro Hear by Pro-Ears to their Stores

OpticsPlanet has added a brand new line of hearing enhancers to their stores. The Pro Hear family by Pro-Ears offers high quality noise reduction and sound enhancement for hunters, outdoorsmen and urban dwellers who want a more balance hearing experience.

January 16, 2012 OpticsPlanet's GearExpert is Going to SHOT Show

OpticsPlanet's latest information outlet, GearExpert.com, will be providing up to the minute news on all the brands and products on display at SHOT Show 2012.

January 10, 2012 New Knife Brands Come To OpticsPlanet

Tool Logic and SOG have come to OpticsPlanet. These incredible knives give hunters, campers, military and law enforcement professionals and enthusiasts outstanding new knife and tool options.

2011 Press Releases
December 27, 2011 OpticsPlanet Adds Revision Goggle Kits to their Stores

Revision Eyewear are known for their incredible durability and lasting performance. Their latest ballistic goggles are now available at OpticsPlanet!

November 23, 2011 The Chicago Tribune Recognizes OpticsPlanet as a Top Workplace

Because of their stellar work environment and high level of employee satisfaction, the Chicago Tribune has named OpticsPlanet as one of the Top Workplaces of 2011.

November 10, 2011 Opticsplanet Announces The Addition of Polaroid Eyewear to its Network of Stores

OpticsPlanet has brought another brand of top quality 3D glasses and polarized sunglasses to its network of stores with Polaroid Eyewear.

November 7, 2011 Opticsplanet Announces The 2011 Brilliance Award Winners

OpticsPlanet's annual Brilliance Awards have yet again named the best brands and products for a wide range of product categories. Awards were determined by popular votes and industry experts.

November 2, 2011 OpticsPlanet Brings Crimson Trace Laserguard to its Stores

Crimson Trace's latest line of amazing weapon mounted flashlights, the Lightguard, has come to OpticsPlanet.

October 19, 2011 OpticsPlanet Expands their Campus by Adding a New Wing in Buffalo Grove, IL

OpticsPlanet is proud to announce the addition of a new wing to their campus in Buffalo Grove, IL.

September 22, 2011 OpticsPlanet has been Named in the Inc. 500|5000 List Yet Again

OpticsPlanet has once more been named one of the fastest growing companies in the US by Inc. in their annual Top 500|5000 list.

September 18, 2011 Nikon Monarch 3 Binoculars Come to OpticsPlanet's Network of Stores

The Nikon Monarch 3 is a perfect fit for hunters and birders for their tough but lightweight design, exceptional optics and amazing price.

August 31, 2011 The OpticsPlanet Exclusive Celestron Telescopes and Spotting Scopes are Back by Popular Demand

Hunters, astronomers and outdoorsmen all love the exceptional quality and low prices of these exclusive Celestron Spotting Scopes and Telescopes.

August 22, 2011 OPMOD Announces the Release of EOTech MPO-II and MPO-III Holographic Weapon Sights

OpticsPlanet's line of OPMOD products has just released the EOTech MPO-II and MPO-III Holographic Weapon Sights. These sights cannot be found anywhere else.

July 18, 2011 OpticsPlanet Brings Mission First Tactical to Their Stores

The improved accuracy and stability provided by Mission First Tactical give another great weapons enhancement solution to OpticsPlanet.

July 12, 2011 OpticsPlanet Delivers New Shooting Protection from Howard Leight

OpticsPlanet's latest addition Howard Leight protective eyewear and earwear keep shooters safe on the range, battlefield, or out hunting.

July 11, 2011 OpticsPlanet Gives Divers a Photography Option from Sealife

OpticsPlanet now helps you capture undersea memories with Sealife Digital Cameras - Test to withstand depths of 200 Feet!

July 7, 2011 OpticsPlanet Brings Sunwayman To Their Stores

OpticsPlanet is happy to announce the inclusion of Sunwayman products to their selection of Flashlights and Accessories.

July 7, 2011 OpticsPlanet now Carries Leupold's RCX Trail Cameras

OpticsPlanet now satisfies your hunting needs even when you’re away from your favorite hunting grounds with the Leupold RCX Trail Cameras.

July 6 , 2011 OpticsPlanet is running a Bushnell Speedster III Video Contest

Create a video and submit to Youtube to win a Bushnell Speedster III and Speedscreen or other great prizes from OpticsPlanet.com and Radarguns.com!

June 21, 2011 Celestron Recognizes OpticsPlanet as Top 10 Dealer for 2010

OpticsPlanet has been recognized as a Celestron Top 10 Dealer for 2010.

June 20, 2011 OpticsPlanet Reaches Distribution Deal with GSM

OpticsPlanet is now a retailer of the GSM family of brands including Stealth Cam, American Hunter, Cyclops and others.

June 14, 2011 OpticsPlanet now a Distributor for Maui Jim Eyewear

OpticsPlanet is proud to add another premium eyewear brand to our collection, with the arrival of Maui Jim Sunglasses at OpticsPlanet.com

June 7, 2011 OpticsPlanet Announces Top 500 Internet Retailer Ranking...Again

OpticsPlanet is pleased to announce our 3rd consecutive year as a top 200 Internet Retailer.

March 11, 2011 OpticsPlanet to Hold Chicago Job Fair

OpticsPlanet will be holding a career fair to find candidates for our many new positions.

Feb 11, 2011 OpticsPlanet Announces Launch of DiscountMassageChairs.com

Announcing the launch of DiscountMassageChairs.com; an online store selling a variety of massage and relaxation products.

Jan 17, 2011 OpticsPlanet Announces Launch of GunCases.com

OpticsPlanet has launched GunCases.com; an online niche store specializing in gun storage and accessories.

Jan 4, 2011 OPMOD Brand Releases New Multi-Function Double Rifle Case

The OPMOD Brand has released its second product - a multi-functional rifle case/drag bag/shooters mat.

2010 Press Releases
Nov 18, 2010 OpticsPlanet Releases 2010 Brilliance Awards

OpticsPlanet announces the 2010 Brilliance Award Winners!

August 1, 2010 OpticsPlanet Announces Partnership With Pocket Radar

OpticsPlanet to distribute Pocket Radar products

June 29, 2010 Announcing EOTECH OPMOD EXPS2 Weapon Sight

OpticsPlanet has partnered with EOTech to release the OPMOD EXPS2 - exclusively at OpticsPlanet.

June 18, 2010 OpticsPlanet To Offer NcSTAR Products

OpticsPlanet introduces VISM rifle scopes from NcSTAR

June 18, 2010 OpticsPlanet Partners With Brite-Strike Tactical

OpticsPlanet, Inc. now to offer products from Brite-Strike Tactical

May 25, 2010 OpticsPlanet Named Top Among Top 500 Online Retailers

Internet Retailer's 2010 Top 500 Guide places OpticsPlanet at 185, up twelve spots from 2009

March 9, 2010 Acquires Six Premium Domain Names Including Rangefinders.com, GunCabinets.com & Gun-Safes.com

OpticsPlanet, Inc. acquires new gun storage and range finding related domains from WebSalesGroup

February 23, 2010 Honored as 2009 Dealer of the Year by Blackhawk!

Blackhawk! Products Group, Leading Manufacturer of Holsters, Tactical Vests, Tactical Bags, Tactical Footwear and other Tactical Gear, Names OpticsPlanet as its top retailer for the second consecutive year.

February 22, 2010 OpticsPlanet, Inc Announces Partnership with Nikon Microscopes

OpticsPlanet Adds Nikon Microscopes and Nikon Microscope Parts!

February 19, 2010 opticsplanet.com adds Torrey Pines Logic Brand to their Night Vision Stock

OpticsPlanet teams up with Torrey Pines Logic for Great Savings!

February 18, 2010 Suncloud Polarized Optics names OpticsPlanet as an Authorized Dealer

OpticsPlanet now an Authorized Dealer of Sunglasses Manufacturer Suncloud Optics

February 18, 2010 OpticsPlanet is now an Authorized Dealer of Outers Gun Cleaning Kits and accessories

OpticsPlanet announced as an Authorized Dealer of Outers Gun Cleaning Kits and accessories

February 17, 2010 Opticsplanet.com Takes Trail Cameras To The Next Level w/ Leaf River Cameras

OpticsPlanet is now an Authorized Dealer of Trail Cameras Manufactured By Leaf River

February 17, 2010 LaserLyte announces OpticsPlanet as an Authorized Dealer of Laser Sights and Bore Sights

OpticsPlanet now an Authorized Dealer of Laser Sight and Bore Sight Manufacturer LaserLyte

February 16, 2010 Shooters Ridge Announces Partnership with OpticsPlanet

Optics Leader Becomes Authorized Dealer for Shooter's Ridge Shooting Systems

February 16, 2010 OpticsPlanet, inc Announces New Partnership with Evolution Gun Works

OpticsPlanet now an Authorized Dealer of shooting targets, traps and hearing protection from Champion Targets

February 15, 2010 OpticsPlanet, Inc. Announces the Addition of Eagle Industries Nylon Tactical

OpticsPlanet, Inc. - Tactical Nylon Seller Begins Carrying Multiple Brands from Eagle Industries. Northbrook, IL

February 15, 2010 OpticsPlanet Announces Partnership with Champion Targets

OpticsPlanet now an Authorized Dealer of shooting targets, traps and hearing protection from Champion Targets.

2009 Press Releases
December 23, 2009 Hosts Holiday Gala at Medieval Times

Annual event sponsored by industry partners supports local food pantry

December 22, 2009 Files Federal Lawsuit Against OpticSale, AKYR Enterprises, Ostrovsky, Beyrak, and Former Employees
November 27, 2009 Announces 2009 Brilliance Award Winners

Showcases top brands and categories of the year selected by product experts and introduces winners of customers' choice awards

November 24, 2009 Awarded Top 10 Dealer of the Year by Surefire

Surefire LLC, Manufacturer of Tactical Flashlights and Flashlight Accessories, names OpticsPlanet as one of its top retailers for 2009

October 30, 2009 Launches a Scientific and Laboratory Equipment and Consumables Online Store at LabPlanet.com

Scientific supply and lab equipment superstore carries over 300,000 high quality, hard-to-find and specialized products for Life Science, University, Industrial and Forensic laboratories

July 31, 2009 Selects Unique New Produce Line, Royal Canes

Now an Authorized Dealer of Cane and Walking Stick Manufacturer Royal Canes

July 28, 2009 Announces New Partnership with Meprolight

Expands its line of Tritium and Fiber-Optic Night Sights with the inclusion of Meprolight products

July 21, 2009 Announces New Partnership with Dark Ops Holdings

Now an Authorized Dealer of Dark Ops Rifle Scopes, Flashlights and accessories

July 9, 2009 Surpasses 1 Million Order Milestone

Product, Price and Exceptional Customer Service Drive Exemplary Growth

July 2, 2009 Announces the Addition of Winchester Gun Safes

Gun Accessory Retailer Announces Addition of Winchester Safest

June 17, 2009 Named As One of America's Top Online Retailer

Continues its impressive growth with 2008 sales rising into the top 200 of online retailers in U.S.

May 31, 2009 Announces the Addition of Lyman Gun Accessories

Firearm Accessory Leader Begins Carrying Multiple Brands from Lyman

May 10, 2009 Joins the Effort to Connect Children and Nature

Promotes Cornell Lab of Ornithology Birding Project

March 12, 2009 Announces The New Addition Of Promega Lab Materials

Medical Supplies Leader Adds Revolutionary Laboratory Science Manufacturer

February 18, 2009 Announces The Addition Of TZ Cases

Optics Leader Now Carries the Distinguished Line of TZ Case Brand

February 16, 2009 Announces The Addition Of L-3 Eotech Night Vision And Thermal Imaging

Optics Leader Now Carries the Distinguished Line of L-3 Night Vision Devices

February 1, 2009 Announces Its Addition Of Icon Flashlights

Optics Leader Becomes Authorized Dealer for Industry Newcomer ICON.

January 31, 2009 Announces Partnership With Maxpedition

Optics Leader Becomes Authorized Dealer for Maxpedition Hard-Use Gear.

January 30, 2009 The Release Of Spec Ops Products

Optics Leader Becomes Authorized Dealer for Spec. Ops. Organizational Gear

January 25, 2009 Honored As Dealer of the Year by Blackhawk

Tactical Gear Manufacturer Names OpticsPlanet As Its Top Retailer.

January 16, 2009 Announces The Brilliance Award Winners

OpticsPlanet, Inc., the leading optics retailer and a prominent information resource, has announced its first annual OpticsPlanet Brilliance Award winners from 2008.

2008 Press Releases
November 11, 2008 OpticsPlanet, Inc. Introduces Dedicated Night Vision Online Store Night-Optics.com

OpticsPlanet, Inc. launches Night-Optics.com, a Web property dedicated to night optics technology from leading brands like ATN, Bushnell, Yukon and Night Owl Optics.

November 4, 2008 OpticsPlanet, Inc. Announces Partnership with DNZ Products

Premier Optics retailer OpticsPlanet, Inc. and quality rifle scope mount manufacturer DNZ Products join forces.

October 15, 2008 OpticsPlanet, Inc. Named in the Inc. 5000 List

OpticsPlanet, Inc. ranks at number 744 among the fastest growing companies in America

September 9, 2008 OpticsPlanet, Inc. Boosts its Discount Shooting Supplies and Reloading Supplies with Battenfeld Technologies

Optics Planet, Inc. expands its line of hunting, shooting, reloading and gunsmithing tools with the inclusion of Battenfeld Technologies

August 25, 2008 OpticsPlanet, Inc. Joins Forces with Wenger Swiss Army Knives

The U.S. largest specialized optical retailer OpticsPlanet, Inc. will now carry world famous Wenger Swiss Army knives and practical watches.

July 21, 2008 OpticsPlanet, Inc. Moves Up on the Top 500 Online Retailers List

OpticsPlanet, Inc. continues to move up in the 2008 edition of Internet Retailer Conference and Exhibition honoring the 500 biggest Web merchants in the U.S.

June 6, 2008 OpticsPlanet Says 'Happy Father's Day' with Telescopes, Night Vision and Riflescopes

OpticsPlanet take dads by surprise with optical gift ideas at competitive price.

April 17, 2008 OpticsPlanet.com Surveys the Internet Retail Landscape

Top 500 Internet Retailer OpticsPlanet.com Expands into New Markets by Partnering with Leica Geosystems for Surveying Equipment

2007 Press Releases
November 15, 2007 OpticsPlanet Partners with the North Pole for Operation: Gift during the 2008 Holiday Season

OpticsPlanet has announced a contractual agreement with the North Pole to facilitate smooth holiday operations.

September 12, 2007 Ray-Ban Sunglasses Make a Flashy Entrance into OpticsPlanet's Extensive Eyewear Selection

In an exciting announcement today, OpticsPlanet reveals that they are now a distributor of the full line of Ray Ban sunglasses, by far the world's top seller in sunglasses, and the brand responsible for the creation of the ever-fashionable, famed Aviator frame.

September 9, 2007 OpticsPlanet, Inc. and ATN are Gearing Up Night Vision Equipment for the Hunting Season -- But it's Criminal Season Every Time of the Year

OpticsPlanet, Inc. prepares Hunters for the upcoming hunting season by suggesting the best ATN Night Vision options for them. Since it is criminal season all year round, they have recommendations for Law Enforcement Personnel.

August 28, 2007 OpticsPlanet, Inc. is Fast Becoming an E-Retail Superstar -- Featured Company in Top 500 Guide to Internet Retailers

Internet Retailer OpticsPlanet.com, a leading supplier of optics and more, is ranked in top half of all US e-retailers in 2007 Top 500 Guide. For this company dealing everything from binoculars to tactical attire, recent growth has been off the charts, and shows no signs of slowing down.

2006 Press Releases
February 28, 2006 See the Light with Carson Optical High Definition Binocular

Carson Optical ongoing commitment to developing new optical technologies, and supplying the end user with high performance sport optics, has led to the introduction of the new XM HD Binoculars.

2005 Press Releases
October 19, 2005 OpticsPlanet Accelerates Business Growth by Implementing Stone Edge Order Manager

OpticsPlanet started using the Stone Edge Order Manager in March, 2003, for order processing, purchase orders and inventory control. Since then, the company has steadily expanded its business.

June 10, 2005 OpticsPlanet.com Celebrates Father's Day with More Products for our Customers

Shopping around for a perfect Father’s Day gift can be frustrating. OpticsPlanet.com, Northbrook, IL., has worked very hard to add new brands and new product lines to an already wide range of sports optics and unique gifts.

February 17, 2005 Revolutionary ATN Night Vision Technology from OpticsPlanet.com

OpticsPlanet, Inc. is proud to introduce the revolutionary PS-14 Night Vision System - the latest product by American Technologies Network Corporation (ATN) of San Francisco, CA.

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