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Eyewear

Luxottica, Essilor Merger Deadline Extended to July 31

The Chinese competition authority has not yet approved the agreement.

clock June 29, 2018Luisa Zargani

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Eyewear

Luxottica Acquires Lens Manufacturer Barberini

The transaction is valued at 140 million euros.

clock June 23, 2018Luisa Zargani

A look from Giorgio Armani.

Eyewear

Luxottica Sales Dented in Q1, but Outlook for Year Confirmed

A delayed sun season in Europe and the restructuring of Luxottica’s wholesale business in China affected the performance.

clock April 27, 2018Luisa Zargani

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Retail

Brooks Brothers Celebrates 200 Years of Style

On its bicentennial, the retailer takes lessons from its past to inform its future.

clock April 25, 2018Jean E. Palmieri

Ray-Ban campaign images shot by Steven Klein

Fashion Scoops

Ray-Ban Once Again Taps Steven Klein for Ad Campaign

The photographer returns to shoot the spring 2018 campaign.

clock April 13, 2018Thomas Waller

Calvin Klein eyewear - design, produced and distributed in partnership with Marchon.

Eyewear

Eyewear Industry Reacts to and Readies for Change

Vision Expo East was a study in how eyewear’s big firms are reacting to evolving consumer preferences and a shifting business landscape.

clock March 22, 2018Misty White Sidell

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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

Eyewear

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

Eyewear

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

Eyewear

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

Eyewear

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

Eyewear

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

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Eyewear

Tiffany & Co., Luxottica Renew Eyewear License

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

clock December 14, 2017Misty White Sidell

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