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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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Sept. 25, 2014
Vol. 15 - N° 15 +16
Summary of the issue
  • GrandVision gears up for its IPO
  • Fielmann continues its progress
  • New triumvirate at Luxottica
  • Good results, new triumvirate at Essilor
  • Kering brings eyewear in-house
  • Ørgreen backs Claire Goldsmith
  • Julbo expands in the Middle East, Asia
  • More creativity from Italy
  • Local designer shows are mushrooming
  • Sunglasses drive Italy’s export growth
  • Smart glasses come to Europe
  • This year's Silmo d'Or nominees
CorporateAlcon , MPG, Ocuco, Robert Marc, Vision-Ease, etc.

Results
Aktivoptik, CVI, Italia Inde-pendent, Optica 2000, etc.

Other Companies
Allison, AM Eyewear, Flair, Fleye, Kirk & Kirk, LBI Eyewear, Marchon, Mark’ennovy, Matt Keaton, Mondottica, Optical Express, REM Eyewear, Rodenstock, Safilo, Silhouette, Vision Council, Viu, etc.
Aug. 21, 2014
Vol. 15 - No. 13 + 14
Summary of the issue
  • Luxottica may lose its CEO after posting record profits for the quarter
  • Safilo wants more from house brands
  • Alcon will license Google technology
  • Valeant sees hurdles in Allergan bid
  • Hoya is serious about acquisitions
  • MyOptique raises more equity
  • Avanzi works closely with Solaris
  • Vinyl eyewear from Hungary
  • Silmo sponsors Silmo Istanbul fair
  • New comparative data for Europe
  • U.S. index shows small improvement
  • Iris' founder dies in the Iris Challenge
CorporateCoastal, CVI/Sauflon, New Look Eyewear, Shamir/Essor, Walgreens/Boots, etc.

Management & DistributionItalia Independent, Liebeskind, Luxottica, MEI, Safilo, etc.

Results & Statistics
J&J, Lenstore. Spy, etc.

Other CompaniesBushnell, CooperVision, Hoya/i-Optics, Italia Independent, Nau!, Ray-Ban, Zeiss, etc.
July 10, 2014
Vol. 15 - N°11+ 12
Summary of the issue
  • Three designer brands join forces
  • Cooper to buy Sauflon
  • CVI outperforms less than before
  • Valeant bids higher for Allergan
  • Essilor targets sales of €8 billion
  • Salmoiraghi's troubles diminish
  • New U.K. manager, partnerships and services at Cecop
  • Gatto Astucci back to its founders
  • New acquisitions by Europa International
  • Italian exports up 9.5% in the quarter
CorporateAfflelou, Luxottica, Maui Jim, Ocuco, PFO Global, Safilo, Transitions, etc.

Management & DistributionAdlens, Alcon, CooperVision, Ogi Eyewear, REM, Rodenstock, etc.

Results & StatisticsFielmann,Optic 2000, VisionWatchEurope, U.S. Barometer

Other CompaniesBoots Optician, CrossEyes, De Rigo, FittingBox, Google, Krys, Marchon, Mister Spex, Oakley, Signet Armorlite, Silhouette, Sunglass Hut, etc.

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