AC Lens Continues Record Growth


As one of the largest contact lens retailers in North America, AC Lens continues to exceed all expectations. Since it's inception, AC Lens has seen a growth rate of 30% or more annually. "Our growth is driven by the loyalty of our customers. We're committed to providing excellent service with every order," says CEO Peter Clarkson.

Dr. Clarkson has developed an online brand that merges strategy with superior service. "Our customers are our highest priority." Recently, AC Lens accomplished another milestone by improving its ranking in the Internet Retailer Top 500 listing of the largest Ecommerce sites in North America. AC Lens rose from number 344 in 2007 to 321 in 2008.

In times when many retailers are struggling to stay profitable, AC Lens focuses on customer service and developing content that informs customers. "Last year, we launched our Lens Reviews and 360 degree rotate and zoom product display for our readers and sunglasses." This attention to detail keeps AC Lens at the forefront of online functionality and usability, and provides an incentive for customers to return to the site.

This year, AC Lens expects to generate $27M in sales. This is up from the $20M in 2007. As a leader in online retailing, AC Lens will continue to set the standard for e-commerce success.

About AC Lens AC Lens is an online contact lens and contact lens accessory retailer. The company sells brand name contacts, reading glasses, vitamins and eye drops directly to consumers via its website at Operating from a custom-designed call center and warehouse facility in Columbus, Ohio, AC Lens has been selling contact lenses online since 1996 and has established a reputation as an online leader in service, convenience, and discount prices for consumers. Visit AC Lens on the web at

Brian Frank
Marketing Manager
AC Lens
phone: 614-921-2558
fax: 614-921-9866