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Fashion Scoops

EXCLUSIVE: Off-White Releases Capsule Collection With Sunglass Hut

Off-White’s Virgil Abloh launches exclusive eyewear capsule with Sunglass Hut.

clock March 16, 2018Thomas Waller

Backstage at Prada RTW Spring 2018


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

Céline by Thelios


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

Ray-Ban The Grove

Fashion Scoops

Ray-Ban Returns to The Grove for More Permanent Stay

The sunglass brand, after a temporary stint at the Los Angeles outdoor shopping center, has inked a deal for a permanent presence there.

clock February 21, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Luxottica's Rayban


Luxottica Sales Essentially Flat in 2018

A strong euro weighed on fourth-quarter sales.

clock January 29, 2018Luisa Zargani

Fabio d'Angelantonio, CEO of Loro Piana.

Business Features

CEO Talks: Fabio d’Angelantonio on Loro Piana’s Past, Present and Future

The ceo joined in Sept. 2016 from Luxottica but his passion for the brand dates back two decades as a longtime customer.

clock December 22, 2017Luisa Zargani

Luxottica's Rayban


Luxottica CEO Exits

This is the latest shakeup at the Italian eyewear group that sees deputy chairman Francesco Milleri succeeding Massimo Vian and founder and chairman Leonardo Del Vecchio consolidating his power.

clock December 15, 2017Luisa Zargani



Tiffany & Co., Luxottica Renew Eyewear License

The renewal sees Tiffany assuming greater creative control of its eyewear assortment.

clock December 14, 2017Misty White Sidell

Backstage at Prada RTW Spring 2018

Mergers and Acquisitions

Canada Approves Luxottica-Essilor Merger

Canada is one of the five jurisdictions where antitrust approvals must still be given before the transaction is finalized.

clock November 28, 2017Sandra Salibian

Luxottica's Rayban


Luxottica to Benefit From Tax Relief Regimen

The tax relief will be applied for a five-year period, from 2015 to 2019.

clock November 24, 2017Alessandra Turra

Luxottica makes eyewear for brands like Chanel (pictured) but its tie-up with lens-maker Essilor is coming under government scrutiny.

Mergers and Acquisitions

European Commission ‘Stops Clock’ on Essilor Luxottica Merger Probe

The procedure postpones its decision on the 46 billion euro merger plans.

clock November 3, 2017Mimosa Spencer


Europe’s Major Markets Advance in Mid-Morning Trading

Retail, luxury stocks were mostly down.

clock October 24, 2017Samantha Conti

Luxottica's Rayban


Strong Euro, Hurricanes Penalize Luxottica’s Performance in Q3

Europe and Latin America helped offset the performance in North America, Mexico and China.

clock October 23, 2017Luisa Zargani


Europe’s Major Markets Edge Down in Early Afternoon Trading

Retail and luxury stocks were uneven on Thursday.

clock October 12, 2017Samantha Conti

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