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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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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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Oct. 26, 2015
Vol. 16 - N°14
Summary of the issue
  • GrandVision moves into the U.S.
  • GFK release European studies' results
  • Italy's exports rise by 14.5%
  • Essilor accelerates, launches Kolor Up
  • Optiswiss changes ownership
  • Hoya expands in three markets
  • Safilo opens a Turkish subsidiary
  • The Marcolin Group grows strongly
  • Vedovotto under investigation
  • Mykita targets MVO launch next spring
  • Positive results for Silmo
  • International calendar of trade shows
CorporateJulbo, Optrafair

Management & DistributionKirk & Kurk, Luxottica

RetailCutler & Gross, Optic 2000

OthersAdlens, Aoyama, Charmant, DAC International, De Rigo Vision, FittingBox, Fleye, Galaxy Optical, Italia Independent, Johnson & Johnson, Maui Jim, Opti, Rodenstock, Seiko Optical Europe, Silhouette, Zoobug, etc.
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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