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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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April 2, 2020
Vol. 21 - N°5+6
Summary of the issue
  • The industry responds to a pandemic
  • Lockdown in Russia
  • Different approaches in Germany
  • Mister Spex’ omni-channel strategy
  • GrandVision warns on profits
  • Essilux’ results and virus response
  • Big management changes at Essilux
  • Safilo cuts losses, keeps producing
  • Europe’s contact lens market
  • CVI grows slightly
Allergan, Essilux, FYidoctors, Safilo, ZeissManagement Edel Optics, Marcolin, Pro Optik, Transitions
Retail & DistributionDe Rigo, Shamir Optical, Smarteyes
ProductINVU, Luxottica, MITA Eyewear, Okia, Rokid, Safilo
OthersAfflelou, Julbo, Mazzucchelli, Safilo

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Feb. 29, 2020
Vol. 21 - N°3+4
Summary of the issue
  • Mido is postponed over Covid-8
  • Scrutiny for Essilux GrandVision buy
  • German independents outperform
  • New financing for Mister Spex
  • Hoya endures a squeeze
  • Inspecs goes public
  • Safilo buys another American firm
  • Mazzucchelli, others go green
  • A Kickstarter for sustainable glasses
  • An interesting loyalty scheme
  • Michael Jardine’s life and insights
CorporateBayfields, Safilens, ShamirManagement & DistributionCharmant, Doubleice, Hoya, Kits Eyecare, Maui Jim, Menicon, Safilo, Spy
Results & StatisticsAlcon, Allergan, Bausch, Fielmann, Kering, Synsam Legal & InstitutionalAssottica, Opticiens Mutualistes OthersAirArt, Essilor, National Vision, Responseaility, Safilo, Synoptik, Vision Expo
Feb. 3, 2020
Vol. 21 - No. 1+2
Summary of the issue
  • GrandVision’s revenues rise
  • Acuitis buys Sensee
  • CrossEyes is renting glasses
  • Small gains for Safilo
  • Rodenstock’s B.I.G. lens
  • Hapter is self-sufficient
  • Italy’s exports are positive
  • German eyewear industry grows
  • Irksome policy in France
  • Mido looks back and forward
  • A good Opti 2020
  • OMO’s eyewear survey
Corporate & ManagementBrille24, Charmant, Costa, Essilux, Etnia Barcelona, Luxottica, Mondottica, Ogi

Distribution & RetailCode Milano, Fielmann, Luxottica, Marcolin, Moscot, Shred, Visibilia, World Optik, Young Fashion Eyewear

Product & MarketingAmazon, Barton Perreira, Bausch Health, Boss Eyewear, Italia Independent, Kimoa, Maui Jim, Pearl Vision, Tohoku University, Volcom

Others100% Optical, ABDO, Essilux, IOA, J&J, Lidl, Louis Nielsen, Mido, Mondottica, Optical Express, Silmo, SIOF, Specsavers, Sting, Transitions, Uvex

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