Luxottica

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

Financial

Europe’s Major Markets Advance in Mid-Morning Trading

Retail, luxury stocks were mostly down.

clock October 24, 2017Samantha Conti

Luxottica's Rayban

Eyewear

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

Financial

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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Eyewear

Exports Boost Italy’s Eyewear Industry in First Half

The U.S. and Europe are the main markets for Italy’s eyewear sector.

clock October 6, 2017Luisa Zargani

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Eyewear

Vision Expo West 2017 Highlights Technology, Innovation and Trends

The Las Vegas trade fair showcased the latest in lens technology and next-generation wearables as well as fashion-forward trends.

clock September 29, 2017Marcy Medina

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

Government and Trade

Luxottica Facing Antitrust Investigation of 46 Billion Euro Essilor Merger

The European Commission said there are “several issues” with the proposed deal.

clock September 26, 2017Kali Hays

Financial

Europe’s Markets Gain Ground, Except for London’s FTSE 100

Retail and luxury stocks were uneven in mid-morning trading.

clock September 12, 2017Samantha Conti

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Mergers and Acquisitions

What to Watch: Let’s Make a Deal: Italy’s M&A Market Is Thriving

After a busy first half, Italian investors are busy finalizing deals in the designer apparel and eyewear sectors.

clock August 21, 2017Luisa Zargani

Luxottica's Rayban

Eyewear

Luxottica Profits Rise 18.1% in First Half

The retail division helped boost the eyewear group’s bottom line and revenues.

clock July 24, 2017Luisa Zargani

Women Fashion Designers: Miuccia Prada

Fashion Scoops

Leonardo Del Vecchio, Benetton Lead Stock Ranking

As of July 19, the portfolio of Luxottica’s founder was valued at 19.9 billion euros, up 1.9 percent compared with January 1.

clock July 20, 2017Luisa Zargani

Luxottica's Rayban

Eyewear

Luxottica Group Acquires Brazilian Óticas Carol

The operation is valued at $125.5 million euros.

clock July 6, 2017Alessandra Turra

Persol Celebrates 100th Anniversary during Cannes Film Festival

Parties

2017 Cannes Film Festival: Persol Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Will Smith, Eva Longoria and Donatella Versace were among the guests, who took in a live performance by Dionne Warwick.

clock May 25, 2017Lily Templeton

Rebecca Gayheart and Jessica Alba Oliver Peoples 30th Anniversary party, Los Angeles, USA - 05 May 2017

Fashion Scoops

Jessica Alba, Rebecca Gayheart Attend Oliver Peoples’ 30th-Anniversary Bash

The Los Angeles-based eyewear brand threw a party at Chateau Marmont to celebrate its third decade and the new Peter Lindbergh campaign.

clock May 17, 2017Marcy Medina

Luxottica's Rayban

Financial

Luxottica to Leave the New York Stock Exchange

The move comes ahead of the eyewear giant’s merger with Essilor.

clock May 16, 2017Evan Clark

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