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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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Sept. 24, 2015
Vol. 16 - N° 12 + 13
Summary of the issue
  • Brando Eyewear strong on design
  • Digitally customized glasses at Mykita
  • Nau! expands abroad
  • Italy's Netcity grows to 820 members
  • GrandVision profits improve by 21.6%
  • Fielmann accelerates in Q2
  • MyOptique makes two acquisitions
  • Vision Direct moves into France
  • Mister Spex on the verge of a sale?
  • Safilo adds two licences
  • Fast growth for Italia Independent
  • Nice initiative in a growing U.S. market
CorporateAllison, Dita, Hilco, Luneau, Luxottica, Marchon, MEI, Ocuco

Management & Distribution Bausch+Lomb, MPG, Oakley, Shamir, Spy, Zeal Optics, etc.

Other Companies
CooperVision , De Rigo, Eschenbach, Fedon, Hoya, Match Eyewear, Marcolin, Optic 2000, Optical Center, Silhouette, Silmo, Vision Expo, Vision Group, Vista Eyewear, VSP Global, etc.

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August 6, 2015
Vol. 16 - No. 10+11
Summary of the issue
  • Stronger growth at Specsavers
  • Afflelou buys Optical Discount
  • A strong Luxottica harmonizes prices, reorganizes Oakley and logistics
  • Safilo sees underlying sales rising
  • Opal will acquire Demetz in stages
  • Mondottica teams up with Zoobug
  • Good progress at Essilor, Hoya
  • New leaders at Carl Zeiss Vision
  • Revo partners with Bono
  • Brien Holden is dead
CorporateAllison, Hilco ,Marcolin, Ocuco, PFO, Vision Source, etc.

Management & Distribution
CVI, Essilor, Hilco, Marcolin, Mark'ennovy, WestGroupe, etc.

De Rigo, Eyewear Designs, Kering, MEI, Seiko, Tura, etc.

Other CompaniesEuromcontact, Jobson, Maui Jim, Mister Spex, Salmoiraghi, etc.
June 11, 2015
Vol. 16 - N°8 + 9
Summary of the issue
  • New management for Mykita, and Vuarnet
  • Rodenstock owners looking for buyers
  • Afflelou invests in Optivisao
  • Grandvision grew strongly in Q1
  • Optic 2000 reacts to new French rules
  • Krys wants to grow in France and abroad
  • Hoya says it outperforms the market
  • Latest numbers on contact lenses
  • Bausch+Lomb back in eyewear
  • Del Vecchio makes more gifts
  • International calendar of trade shows
CorporateBBGR/Nikon, Coopervision, Marchon, MPG, etc.

Management & Distribution
BCLA , Coopervision, Electric, Etnia Barcelona, Kering Eyewear, Lafont, Luxottica, Satisloh, Seiko, Shamir, VSP Global, etc.

Results & StatisticsAbióptica, Fedon , Italia Independent, Mazzucchelli, Salmoiraghi,Vista Outdoor.

Other CompaniesAdlens, Bollé, Cecop, Eschen-bach, Glassing, Maui Jim, Optrafair, PogoTec, Silmo, etc.

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