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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 29, 2017
Vol. 19 - N°4+5
Summary of the issue
  • Richemont partners with Kering
  • Vision Group is going public in Milan
  • Krys progresses in a tough French market
  • Luxottica disappoints, starts a new lens lab
  • Safilo hits snags but keeps reorganizing
  • Belt tightening for Italia Independent
  • Etnia Barcelona goes through the roof
  • A new playing field for Briko
  • Vuarnet targets breakeven in 2018
  • J&J completes AMO’s acquisition
  • GfK looks at new countries
  • Italian fashion associations join forces
CorporateCooper, Essilor, PPG, Valeant, etc.

Management & Distribution Affelou, Boots, Budri, De Rigo, Mister Spex, Mondottica, Moscot, Nau!, Safilo, Silhouette, etc.

Results & StatisticsAVM 1959, CooperVision, Eyes + More, Fedon, Jet Set, Spy

OthersBolon, Charmant, Indo Horizons, Logo, Mido, Optiswiss, Philipp Plein, Silmo, Sun Hing, Vision Expo, Zeiss, etc.

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Feb. 24, 2017
Vol. 18 - No. 2+3
Summary of the issue
  • LVMH joins forces with Marcolin
  • Inspecs buys Killine
  • Mondottica buys Yves Cogan
  • Italy’s eyewear growth slows down
  • Safilo’s sales slip less than expected
  • Luxottica and Essilor score well
  • Hoya’s lens business picks up speed
  • Silhouette starts making lenses
  • GrandVision posts higher sales
  • Fielmann expands in Italy
  • The German industry grows slowly
  • More exhibitors at Mido

CorporateAfflelou, Design Eyewear Group, Ideal, Julbo, Luxottica, PFO, etc.

Management & Distribution
Aston Martin, Brillen-Profi, Cecop, Galifa, Komono, LensCrafters, Salmoiraghi & Vigano, etc.

Others100% Optical, Dolpi, Eyes + More, Galaxy Optical Götti, Grosfilley, Services, Kinto, L'Amy, Lonchamp, Luxexcel, Marchon, Nidek, Opti, Pogotec, Pramaor, Rodenstock, Smith, Snap, Sunshade, TD Tom Davies, Vision Expo, Vuarnet, Zeiss, Zilli, etc.
Jan. 28, 2017
Vol. 18 - N° 1
Summary of the issue
  • Essilor and Luxottica merge
  • Challenges and opportunities in the merger
  • LVMH reportedly eyes Marcolin, placing Safilo under growing pressure
  • Novartis plans to sell Alcon
  • Afflelou raises sales, deepens losses
  • Ocuco buys a Dutch software company
  • Parallel importer addresses independent opticians’ problems
  • Glasses for rent in Italy
CorporateHilco Vision, Mister Spex, See Concept, Victor Gros Distribution

Management & Distribution Boots Opticians, eSight Eyewear, Kirk & Kirk, Marc Cain, Mercedes-Benz, Pramaor, Rodenstock, Safilo, The Vision Impact Institute, Univet, Vinyl Factory
OthersAlcon, Bausch & Lomb, Johnson & Johnson, Kenmark, Kontaktlinsenlounge , La Shaperie, Rossignol, Smith, Specsavers, Swinger International, The Vision Council, Woodone, World Councl of Optometry, etc.

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