The number of outstanding shares of Coastal Contacts trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange will be down to approximately 28.3 million as of Sept. 5, compared with 56.7 million before. This will be the result of a consolidation of its common shares on a a one-for-two basis that had been authorized at a special shareholders' meeting last April 20. Founded in 2000, Coastal Contacts services customers in more than 150 countries through its numerous websites including,,,,,,,, and its newest Brazilian online shop,