Walman Optical Reviews

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    Pros

    Good benefits, nice people, willing to train and educate staff. New things to learn, took on people with no knowledge and taught.

    Cons

    Local branch managers very short sighted and unwilling to make changes where needed will get total support from division managers even though the only communication they have is phone an email. When parent company is three states away.


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Website www.walman.com
Headquarters Minneapolis, MN
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1956
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Walman Optical brings it all into focus. The wholesaler processes ophthalmic components, providing finished lenses and frames to ophthalmologists, optometrists, and opticians. Walman Optical has more than 40 offices in about 20 states in the US. Half those locations are prescription lens-finishing labs while the rest offer optical instruments, contacts, designer lines, and a discount buying club for ophthalmologists, optometrists, and opticians. The company also runs Walman University, a traveling accredited school for eyecare professionals, and supplies safety eyewear to... More

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