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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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May 31, 2016
Vol. 17 - No. 7+8
Summary of the issue
  • Zotta takes the helm at Marchon
  • Safilo under pressure after tough Q1
  • GrandVision’s comparable growth drops
  • Luxottica Q1 sales soft, too
  • Rising numbers for Vision Ottica
  • Hoya slowed down by the strong yen
  • Mondottica takes control in the U.S.
  • Hard times for some French suppliers
  • Italia Independent, trouble at the top
  • Anfao and EU fund training
  • European contact lens market up 4%






CorporateAoyama, Coopervision, Menicon, Modo Eyewear, etc.

Management & Distribution
Brando Eyewear , De Rigo, Face à Face, Luxottica, Safilo, Vista, etc.
ResultsAllergan , Fedon, Mr Spex

OthersAdlens, Bausch+Lomb, Black & Lizars, Budri, Certottica, Conad, Komono, mark'ennovy, NEG, Optical Barometer, Opti, Optometry Giving Sight , Shamir, Silmo, Woodone, X-Ide, etc.

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April 29, 2016
Vol. 17 - N°6
Summary of the issue
  • No growth at Fielmann
  • More acquisitions by Essilor
  • Lenses drive Essilor’s growth in Q1
  • Zeiss grows by 8%
  • Rodenstock expands lens production
  • Double digit growth for Marcolin
  • New CEO for Silhouette
  • Mandl will run MPG
  • J&J posts marginal sales rise in Q1
  • VSP invests $2 million in Vizzario
  • Silmo Sidney gets new support


CorporateAllergan/Pfizer, Globe Precision, Henry Jullien, Insight, Luxottica, Optical Center

Management & DistributionAssogruppi, Bushnell, Continental Eyewear, Costa Del Mar, Eyeking, Maui Jim, Mr Spex, Safilens, Valeant, Vision Ease

Results & StatisticsBlack & Lizars, Mr Spex, Walgreens Alliance Boots, etc.

OthersAlcon, Barberini, Decatlon, Inspecs, Kering, Eyewear, Mykita, Ørgreen, Vision Expo, Safilo, etc.
March 31, 2016
Vol. 17 - N° 4 + 5
Summary of the issue
  • GFK sees European markets up by 7%
  • GrandVision posts 13% growth
  • Krys outperforms a tough French market
  • Afflelou enters China with a local partner
  • Luxottica up 15%, aims for €15bn
  • New strategies for Oakley
  • Temporary drop in Safilo's results
  • Marchon passes the $1bn hurdle
  • Italia Independent grows by 20%
  • Mido announces 7% more visitors
  • Silmo launches an Australian show
  • The Optical Monitor looks at four smaller countries in Europe
CorporateAlcon, Electric, FittingBox/Vision Group, Luxottica

Management & Distribution Black & Lizars, Costa, Gunnar Optiks, Luxottica, PFO Global, PPG, Valeant, Vista Outdoor, etc.

Product & Marketing
Adlens, Blauer, Caledonian Optical, Inspecs, Marma London, Zyloware

Others
Optic 2000, CVI, Specsavers/Optrafair, Vision Expo East, VSP Global, X-IDE, etc.

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