Skip to main content


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.

Paul du Saillant Joins EssilorLuxottica Board Replacing Essilor CEO

The group is postponing the annual shareholder meeting to June 25 from May 15.

EssilorLuxottica Sees COVID-19 Weighing on Q2 Results, Retracts Guidance

Guidance issued earlier in March was based on expectations the virus outbreak would ease up over the next few…

EssilorLuxottica Says Coronavirus Impact Is Limited Outside China

The eyewear giant noted slight impact on revenue in other regions, and said inventory is enough for several…

EssilorLuxottica Co-CFO Hilary Halper Steps Down

The company said it is in the process of appointing a new co-chief financial officer.

European Commission Probes EssilorLuxottica’s Purchase of GrandVision

European Union regulators are concerned the proposed merger could lead to higher prices and reduced choices…

EssilorLuxottica Reports Financial Fraud at Thailand Plant

The fraudulent financial activities will have an estimated impact of up to 190 million euros on its full-year…