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Sunglass Hut’s New Virtual Reality Store

The latest idea from the eyewear retailer is a virtual store featuring exclusive summer products, gaming and…

Why Persol Found Its Perfect Match in Riccardo Pozzoli

Low-key elegance, an adventurous spirit and passion for cinema are only three of the things the 105-year-old…

Vogue Eyewear Taps Hailey Bieber for Latest Collection

The collection features four sun styles and four optical frames.

At Vision Expo West, Eyewear’s Biggest Players Bullish About the Road Ahead

Eyewear's biggest makers on the strong sales for 2021, the next chapter in eco-conscious materials and how…

Sustainability, Supply Chain Hot Topics at Silmo

The optical fair staged its scaled-back edition, with around half its pre-pandemic exhibitor numbers, from…

Silmo Gears Up for First Post-pandemic Global Show

More than half of pre-registered visitors for the Paris optical fair, opening Sept. 24, hail from outside…

Facebook, EssilorLuxottica Talk Face Tech

As Ray-Ban Stories launches, execs from Facebook Reality Labs and EssilorLuxottica sit down with WWD to talk…

Facebook Reveals Smart Glasses: Ray-Ban Stories

The social media giant's EssilorLuxottica deal finally bears fruit, with a new Facebook camera styled like…

French Competition Authority Fines Luxottica 125M Euros

The watchdog said the eyewear maker fixed prices and prevented retailers from selling its products online.

EssilorLuxottica Loses Court Bid for Information From GrandVision

The eyewear giant may launch an appeal after a court dismissed its attempt to gain information from…

EssilorLuxottica Takes Acquisition Target to Court

The eyewear giant wants information on how GrandVision has managed during the crisis.

EssilorLuxottica Sees Signs of Recovery

Shareholders approved Paul du Saillant to the board of directors.

EssilorLuxottica Q1 Sales Down 10.1 Percent as Store Closures Weigh

Activity began to recover in March in China.

EssilorLuxottica Cancels Dividend for Now, Launches Fund for Employees

The eyewear giant, which is also launching a 100 million euro fund for employees, will reconsider the matter…

Versace, Luxottica Renew Eyewear License

The early, 10-year renewal is effective starting April 1 and is set to expire on Dec. 31, 2029.