MILAN — After a flurry of eyewear licensing deals in the last year, many exhibitors at the Mido trade fair said they were focused on cultivating new lines and consolidating their brands — but watching for opportunities.
"Our strategy is not based on the number of brands in our portfolio, but on covering the market efficiently," said Luca Biondolillo, head of international communications for Italy's Luxottica Group, which recently signed deals with Tiffany & Co. and Stella McCartney. "That said, if an important brand came available at the right time and at the right price, then we would obviously be interested."
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