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Brand New Ray-Ban RB 3445 004 Sunglasses by Luxottica $130.00

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Dolce & Gabbana Men's Metal Man Aviator Sunglasses, Black/Matte Black, 58 mm $138.60

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D&G Dolce & Gabbana Mens 0DG2145 Square Sunglasses, Black Rubber, 53 mm $162.00

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Sticker shock: Why are glasses so expensive?

One factor: the world's largest eyewear company, the Italian firm Luxottica, controls a big chunk of the business. Lesley Stahl reports.

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EU News [09/26/17, via EU News]
Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into proposed merger between Essilor and Luxottica Luxottica is the largest supplier of eyewear, both worldwide and in Europe, and has well-known brands in its portfolio such as Ray-Ban and Oakley. Both companies sell their products to opticians who then sell finished spectacles and sunglasses to  [...]

TODAYonline [09/11/17, via TODAYonline]
Exclusive: EU regulators have concerns about Luxottica, Essilor merger - source The global eyewear market is forecast to grow by between 2 percent and 4 percent annually on the back of expected strong demand for prescription spectacles and sunglasses due to an ageing global population and increasing awareness about eye care. [...]

TIME [09/25/17, via TIME]
John Oliver Breaks Down Corporate Consolidation on Last Week Tonight According to Oliver, corporate consolidation can also crush smaller companies in the supply chain, illustrating his point with a story about Lenscrafters' parent company Luxottica cutting ties with Oakley sunglasses over pricing, and causing their [...]

[10/09/17, via Highlight Press]
Luxottica Group, SpA (NYSE:LUX) Stock Traded Over Its 50 Day Average Through its retail operations, the Company owns and operates approximately 6,590 retail locations around the world and franchises an additional over 780 locations through its subsidiaries, Luxottica Retail North America, Inc., Sunglass Hut Trading, LLC [...]

[10/08/17, via The Ledger Gazette]
Luxottica Group SpA (LUX) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media ... Media coverage about Luxottica Group SpA (NYSE:LUX) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media  [...]

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Sunglasses or sun glasses are a form of protective eyewear designed primarily to prevent bright sunlight and high-energy visible light from damaging or discomforting the eyes. They can sometimes also function as a visual aid, as variously termed spectacles or glasses exist, featuring lenses that are colored, polarized or darkened. In the early 20th century they were also known as sun cheaters.
Healthcare professionals recommend eye protection whenever the sun comes out to protect the eyes from ultraviolet radiation and blue light, which can cause several serious eye problems. Its usage is mandatory immediately after some surgical procedures such as IntraLASIK and recommended for a certain time period in dusty areas, when leaving the house and in front of a TV screen or computer...

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[03/14/16, via Zolmax News]
Luxottica Group SpA (LUX) Downgraded to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research According to Zacks, “Luxottica Group is the world leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of high quality eyeglass frames and sunglasses in the mid and premium priced market segments. The Company’s products, which are designed and produced in ... [...]

[03/13/16, via Ticker Report]
Luxottica Group SpA (LUX) Shares Bought by Neuberger Berman Group LLC Luxottica Group SpA has a 52-week low of $53.00 and a 52 ... wholesale distribution and marketing of brands and designer lines of prescription frames and sunglasses, as well as of performance optics products. Frustrated with your broker? [...]

[03/12/16, via Watch List News]
Luxottica Group SpA Forecasted to Earn Q1 2016 Earnings of $0.49 Per Share (LUX) Luxottica Group SpA (NYSE:LUX ... wholesale distribution and marketing of brands and designer lines of prescription frames and sunglasses, as well as of performance optics products. Frustrated with your broker? Are you tired of paying high fees? [...]

[03/12/16, via financial-market-news.com]
Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Luxottica Group SpA (LUX) to Sell According to Zacks, “Luxottica Group is the world leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of high quality eyeglass frames and sunglasses in the mid and premium priced market segments. The Company’s products, which are designed and produced in ... [...]

[03/11/16, via Reuters]
Cucinelli hires former Luxottica manager as co-CEO The appointment marks another management departure from Luxottica, the maker of Ray Ban and Oakley sunglasses, which lost its third CEO in 17 months at the end of January, when top shareholder and founder Leonardo Del Vecchio, 80, took on executive powers ... [...]

Exclusive: EU regulators have concerns over Luxottica-Essilor merger - source

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU anti-trust regulators will meet Luxottica (LUX.MI) and Essilor (ESSI.PA) this week to express concerns about their plan to merge into a 46 billion-euro ($55.12 billion) global eyewear powerhouse, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday. The move suggests the European Commission wants concessions to address their concerns and that they could open an in-depth investigation if these are not given or seen as insufficient. Italy’s Luxottica is the world’s largest...

New study: Eyewear market report for 2018

Consumers keep favouring convenient and comfortable solutions within the eyewear space.- Advertising -Eyewear sales are set to increase by 4% in 2017, posting global value sales of USD127 billion. Thus, DD (daily disposable) lenses is outgrowing FRP (frequent replacement) and conventional lenses, posting the best performance among all eyewear categories. The competitive landscape is about to witness a major revamp with the upcoming merger of French giant Essilor and Italian...

EU to investigate $54 billion Luxottica, Essilor deal

BRUSSELS/MILAN (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators will investigate whether the planned 46-billion-euro ($54 billion) merger of Italian eyewear maker Luxottica and French lens manufacturer Essilor could drive out rivals from the market or push up prices. The European Commission opened a full-scale investigation on Tuesday, saying the deal involving the two companies, both top-ranked in their sectors, may reduce competition in ophthalmic lenses and eyewear. The move came after Luxottica and...