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Moscot Eyewear Makes Its Own Path

“Treating people fairly, being grateful for their business and never taking for granted that they came back to Moscot,” said Harvey Moscot, chief executive officer of his family’s eyewear brand, recalling fondly words of wisdom from his grandfather Sol Moscot, who taught him the business.
It was Sol’s father, Hyman Moscot, the family’s patriarch, who immigrated to the U.S. and started the business from humble beginnings, selling reading glasses from a push cart. Eventually Hyman opened the brand’s first store on Rivington Street on the Lower East Side, a neighborhood that generations later the family still mines for inspiration for their privately owned eyewear business.
As consumers continue to evolve, viewing eyewear as a fashion accessory not just a medical device, and with a market dominated by large conglomerates and direct-to-consumer start-ups, the Moscots have maintained their business at their own steady pace. The brand that was favored by Andy Warhol and Truman Capote now has a global presence with stores worldwide, select wholesale accounts and its own e-commerce site.
“We always put product at the top of our list,” explained Zack Moscot, the brand’s chief design officer, and Harvey’s son and the fifth generation to be a part of the business. “We

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