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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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Jan. 31, 2016
Vol. 17 - N°1 + 2
Summary of the issue
  • Luxottica grows less than expected, undergoes new management shake-up
  • Grandvision grows by 4.1% on a comparable basis
  • Salmoiraghi gets a €70 million loan
  • Hoya reports mixed results
  • Nine new acquisitions for Essilor
  • German eyewear breaks its export record
  • Italian industry gets strong public support
  • Zeiss enters the vision tech arena
  • Opti to add two new halls in 2019
  • U.S. Optical Barometer points upwards

CorporateAmerican Vision, Bühler, De Rigo, Eurovisie, Halma, Luxottica

Management & DistributionAdlens, Birmingham Optical, Essilor, Fielmann, iC!Berlin, Kirk & Kirk, Marcolin, Mr Spex, Mondottica, Valeant, VSP, etc.

Results & StatisticsAlcon, FEB31st, Mykita, Rodenstock

Others7trade, Bausch + Lomb, Claire Goldsmith, Eyezone, FGX, Götti, L'Amy, Lissac, Logo, Marchon, PFO Global, Vision-X, Silmo, TD Tom Davies, Vision Council, etc.

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Dec. 28, 2015
Vol. 16 - N° 17
Summary of the issue
  • Zeiss makes progress in vision care
  • 11 Italian eyewear firms have an average Ebitda margin of 18%
  • Lapo Elkann takes control of Italia Independent as it aims for higher position
  • Allison becomes AVM 1959
  • New Italian-base organization and new targets for pq Eyewear
  • A tough quarter for CooperVision
  • New equity partner for Rodenstock
Corporate1-800 Contacts, Kaenon, Nouveau Eyewear, PFO Global, Spy

Management & Distribution De Rigo, Eschenbach Optik, Hoya, Luxottica, Rochester Optical, Vista Outdoor

RetailMoscot, Nau!, Vally/AH Mertons, Vinyl Factory

Others100% Optical, Adlens, Essilor, FGX/Levi's, Jet Set/Genny, Luxottica, Marcolin, Mido, Optic 2000, Seiko, Tom Davies, Vista Outdoor, WestGroupe, etc.
November 25, 2015
Vol. 16 - No. 15 + 16
Summary of the issue
  • Eschenbach has a new CEO
  • Sales and margins up at GrandVision
  • Avanzi names a new CEO
  • Salmoiraghi resumes growth
  • Fielmann accelerates
  • Rising Luxottica works with Macy's
  • Safilo continues to make progress
  • Lower margins for Hoya vision care
  • Walter & Herbert is English-made
  • Fedon, Italia Independent, Spy, Vista , Allergan lay out results
  • U.S. market grows by 6%
  • Southern Italians have to catch up
  • American Vision debuts in India
CorporateEssilor, Mad Vision, Vision Ease

Management & Distribution
Alcon, Lafont, Menicon, Polaroid, Prodesign, Randolph Engineering, WestGroupe

Other CompaniesCutler & Gross, De Rigo/ Furla, Glasses Direct, Italia Independent/Ducati, Marchon, Oakley, Odma, Opti, Revo, Safilens, Silmo, Specsavers, Uvex, WooDone, etc.

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