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Eyewear Industry Reacts to and Readies for Change

Vision Expo East was a study in how eyewear’s big firms are reacting to evolving consumer preferences and a shifting business landscape.

clock March 22, 2018Misty White Sidell



MVMT Mounts Strategy to Take On Eyewear

The company’s revamped its offering with a broader assortment it hopes will move the needle for its eyewear business.

clock March 20, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Eyewear designed by specialists including Andy Wolf, Lafont, Selima Optique, Morgenthal Frederics, Blake Kuwahara, and Garrett Leight.


Eyewear Experiences a Specialist Revival Trend

Consumers seeking authenticity and unique looks are revisiting small-scale eyewear brands.

clock March 16, 2018Misty White Sidell

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The Vision Council and WWD Partner for a Panel at Vision Expo East

Vision Expo East panel “Eye on Design: An Exclusive Talk With Influential Eyewear Designers” will be streamed live via WWD’s Facebook page.

clock March 16, 2018Thomas Waller

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West Coast Eyewear Brands Make Statements at Vision Expo East 2018

Niche and sport performance brands have flourished in Southern California, while spreading the message and trends at the New York shows.

clock March 16, 2018Marcy Medina


Safilo Posts Loss for Year

Delivery delays and the loss of the Gucci business weighed on the eyewear firm.

clock March 13, 2018Sofia Celeste

Gucci spring 2017 eyewear campaign.


Kering Eyewear Inks Partnership With JD.com

This is Kering Eyewear’s first official flagship, offering designs from Gucci or Saint Laurent, among others.

clock March 13, 2018Luisa Zargani

An ad for the new collection.


Lacoste Creates Djokovic Sunglasses Collection

The collection will make its debut in April.

clock March 9, 2018Jean E. Palmieri

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Luxottica Acquires Majority Stake in Japanese Eyewear Manufacturer Fukui Megane

The Italian giant bought a 67 percent stake in the Sabae-based company specialized in the production of titanium and gold frames.

clock March 6, 2018Alessandra Turra

Luxottica's Rayban


Luxottica, Essilor Merger Cleared by U.S., European Commission

China is the remaining country where antitrust approval is still pending.

clock March 1, 2018Luisa Zargani

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Mido 2018: Italian Eyewear Banks on Lenses and Optical to Keep Growing

The 48th edition of the three-day eyewear trade fair closed in Milan on Feb. 26, setting new records in the number of exhibitors and visitors.

clock February 28, 2018Cristina Manfredi


Luxottica Profits Rise 10 Percent

Revenues for the period clocked in at 9.15 billion euros.

clock February 26, 2018Gordon Sorlini

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End of Gucci License Impacts Safilo Sales in 2017

Revenues at the Italian eyewear company dropped 16.4 percent last year, as Safilo’s performance was also dented by delays in deliveries from its warehouse in Padua.

clock January 30, 2018Luisa Zargani

Luxottica's Rayban


Luxottica Sales Essentially Flat in 2018

A strong euro weighed on fourth-quarter sales.

clock January 29, 2018Luisa Zargani

The new Dior eyewear store.


Dior Intensifies Eyewear Focus With First Dedicated Store

The brand is tightening its grip on distribution and positioning eyewear on par image-wise with its other categories.

clock January 26, 2018Katya Foreman

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