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Eyewear Intelligence

Published since 2000, Eyewear Intelligence remains the most authoritative and comprehensive business newsletter on the eyewear and optical market in Europe, focusing on suppliers, distributors and retailers operating anywhere in this important region of the world. Eyewear Intelligence is published in English a minimum of 15 times a year and can be received by e-mail or regular mail. It is only available by subscription.

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March 18, 2015
Vol. 16 - No. 4
Summary of the issue
  • A good Mido
  • Fielmann moves into Italy
  • A more profitable Salmoiraghi pushes franchising
  • Italy's Vision Group wants more franchises, too
  • Safilo accelerates, counts on Givenchy and house brands to boost its growth
  • Luxottica pays record dividends after a good year, wants to double sales in 10 years
  • Marchon approaches the $1bn target
  • Rodenstock improves on many fronts
  • Ørgreen forms a joint U.S. firm with Claire Goldsmith
  • Vuarnet invests in the U.S. again
  • Spy makes some progress
CorporateActavis, Ocuco, etc.

Management & DistributionBlackfin, CooperVision, Fittingbox, Highmark, Kirk & Kirk, Shamir, Vision-Ease

Essilor, Norville, Ogi, Safilo, etc.

Other CompaniesEssilor, Evioo, Glassesdirect, etc.

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Feb. 27, 2015
Vol. 16 - N°3
Summary of the issue
  • Italian exports up by 11.8%
  • GrandVision is worth €5 billion
  • Essilor grows more quickly
  • Hoya invests in lenses to boost growth
  • Is the Japanese market recovering?
  • MyOptique expands in Germany
  • 38% growth for Mister Spex
  • New partnership structure at Mykita
  • Fabris Lane licences Oliver Goldsmith and other optical lines
  • Rodenstock is back in the U.S.
  • 25% more visitors at 100% Optical
CorporateCooperVision, Essilor, Vision Express, Vuarnet, etc.

Management & Distribution
De Rigo, Henri Jullien, Kering, Luxottica, Marcolin, Marc'envoy, Optovista, Safilo, Sauflon.

Results & StatisticsBriot, Mad in Italy, Marchon, Mondottica, Rochester, Theo

Other CompaniesAlcon ,Allergan, Dita, Fielmann, Glassing, Invu, Italia Independent, Maui Jim, Mido, Opti, Pramaor ,Zeiss, etc
Jan. 23, 2015
Vol. 16 - N° 1 +2
Summary of the issue
  • GrandVision gives some numbers
  • The soft euro helps Luxottica
  • Will Essilor buy Safilo?
  • Special new lenses from Essilor
  • Optic 2000 gets fined for fraud
  • New investor for Mister Spex
  • More optimism in the German industry
  • Metz will run Carl Zeiss Vision
  • Light new materials for frames
  • Google Glass takes a break
  • The U.S. Barometer improves further
CorporateAlliance Boots, ATK, Intel/Vuzix, Smith

Management & Distribution
7Trade, B&L, CVI, De Rigo, Essilor, Ogi, OptoTech, Rodenstock, Vision Council, etc.

Area89, Cecop, De Rigo, Eschenbach, Italia Independent, Mikamale, Nidek, Revo, Rolf, Rodenstock

Other Companies
Digital ECP, IOFT, Luxottica, Opti, Mido, Specsavers, ZVA, etc.

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