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Nominations open for Sunglasses Awards 2017; digital category added

Nominations for the Sunglasses Awards 2017 are now open.The seventh edition of the Sunglasses Awards is co-sponsored and co-hosted by sunglasses suppliers De Rigo, Essilor, Kering Eyewear, Luxottica, Marchon, Marcolin and Maui Jim.This year, a new category has been added in recognition of innovative and consumer-centric digital initiatives for the sunglasses category, such as savvy social media campaigns, cutting-edge e-commerce platforms or connected omni-channel activity.The eight awards...

UPDATE 1-Essilor sticks to profitability target despite dip in sunglasses sales

* Shares down 3.5 pct * Cuts full-year revenue growth outlook to 3 pct * Profitability indicator still expected at 18.5 pct * First-half revenue up 2.5 pct to 3.9 bln euros (Adds details) By Matthias Blamont PARIS, July 28 (Reuters) - Essilor surprised investors on Friday by cutting its revenue growth target, citing difficulties in China and Brazil and a tougher market environment following the announcement of its merger with Italy's Luxottica. Shares in the world's leading maker of opthalmic...

Eyewear Market: E-Commerce Platforms to Surge at 7.4% CAGR by 2026

New York, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/22/2017 -- Key market players in the global eyewear market include Essilor International SA, Luxottica Group SpA, Hoya Corporation (Life Care), Carl Zeiss AG, Cooper Companies, Inc., Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., Safilo Group Spa, Fielmann AG., De Rigo SpA, and Marcolin SpA.Growing prevalence of eye related problems has led to a surge in demand for eyewear globally. Moreover, increasing impact of trending fashion has led to a surge in demand for...