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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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Medgadget (blog) [11/19/18, via Medgadget (blog)]
Trending Medical Eyewear Market including key players like: Essilor International SA, Grand Vision, Johnson ... The research report of the global Medical Eyewear Market also includes an in-depth assessment of competitive landscape. It scrutinizes the business and marketing approaches of the overall market for the forthcoming years. Along with this, the research  [...]

[11/20/18, via Virginian-Pilot]
Marchon Eyewear, Inc. and Victoria Beckham Ltd. Sign Exclusive Global Licensing Agreement for Eyewear Eyewear is synonymous with our founder and this license will allow us to scale our presence in the eyewear retail market and capitalize on Marchon's technical innovation, expertise in product development and global distribution network, whilst [...] [11/20/18, via]
Global Eyewear Market 2018 – Luxottica Group S.p.A., Essilor ... EMINENT Market, recently published a detailed market research study focused on the “Eyewear Market” across the global, regional and country level. The report  [...]

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines [11/13/18, via The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines]
Buying glasses online? Prices are low, but optometrists are wary The number of prescription glasses sold online grew by almost 600 percent between 2007 and 2017, according to eyewear industry group The Vision Council. Consumers bought nearly $600 million worth of prescription glasses online last year, according to  [...]


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Valentino Fall Winter 2016 Full Fashion Show [runway]

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, in 2007, the company’s new owners, private equity firm Permira, struggled to find the right creative leadership for the business. But since 2008, when Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli took the reins as co-creative directors, the duo have taken the fashion industry by surprise, breathing new creative energy into the brand and rocketing Valentino back to the... In 1999 the pair were personally approached by Valentino to join the company as accessory designers and steadily revamped the luxury brand’s handbag and eyewear collections. Then, shortly after Valentino Garavani’s retirement, Chiuri and Piccioli were called upon to oversee the entire accessory range, before being appointed co-creative directors.

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Tin Universe Daily #272

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BREAKING NEWS: Virginia man charged with fraud on a government document because he didn’t give his email address on Jury Duty form and is arrested. Man doesn’t even own computer or TV. Said he isn’t stupid, knows what email is, but “working as a carpenter for a local furniture store never gave me course to need one”… Anyways, she was a roller derby girl while in college. The memory was of a night when her family visited Virginia when she was five years old but the memory was triggered by what some might think is a very racist joke which passed through her mind. ” She was helped to recover from the reemergence of that memory by her friends on the team, but she would grow to find out the best thing that happen to the growth of her life was that memory.

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[03/17/16, via North Jersey]
Mark Scherzer joins Cushman & Wakefield in East Rutherford Scherzer credits a family history in commercial real estate for sparking his interest in the industry, and the Cushman & Wakefield ... Winne Banta, Kering Eyewear USA Inc., MI Group, Brown and Brown, Chasan Leyner & Lamparello, and Norris McLaughlin ... [...]

[03/16/16, via Marketwired]
World Economic Forum Names Clearly CEO One of 2016's Young Global Leaders The World Economic Forum has released their list of 2016 recipients of the Young Global Leaders - leaders under 40 who are shaping the future of industry and society. Clearly, the largest online eyewear company in the world is pleased to announce that Roy ... [...]

[03/16/16, via International Business Times]
Cara Delevingne steps back in front of the camera to model Chanel's latest sunglasses collection After quitting the modelling industry last year at the age of 22 ... Cara Delevingne modelling in the latest Chanel eyewear campaign for spring/summer '16.Chanel Delevingne announced that she would stop modelling last summer in order to pursue her real ... [...]

[03/16/16, via Female First]
Cara Delevingne Returns to Modelling With Chanel Campaign Cara Delevingne has made her return to modelling with a Chanel Eyewear campaign. The 23-year-old beauty has ... comes after she revealed why she took a step back from the fashion industry to focus on her acting career. In an essay written for Time Motto ... [...]

[03/16/16, via Yahoo 7 Lifesyle]
Cara Delevingne Stars In New Chanel Eyewear Campaign Despite opening up about leaving the modelling industry behind, it seems fashion will always be in Cara Delevingne's blood. The 23-year-old stars in the new Chanel Eyewear campaign for Spring 2016. Cara models both spectacles and sunglasses in the ads ... [...]

And The Brand Disruption Played On

Prive RevauxThe upstart eyewear brand that's continuing its path of disruption.Last June, I shared the story of the Privé Revaux Eyewear brand and their ability to disrupt what would seem like an industry that was beyond mature. And, they used celebrities like Jamie Foxx and a retail giant like Amazon to boost their disruption. Additionally, two of the top stylists in Hollywood, Rob Zangardi and Mariel Haenn, are partners and co-creative directors for the brand, helping to...

Eyewear market analysis, outlook and forecasts to 2021 just published

The latest report “Global Eyewear Market: Industry Analysis & Outlook (2017-2021)” provides an extensive research and detailed analysis of the present market along with future outlook. The report discusses the major growth drivers and challenges of the market, covering Europe, North America, Asia-Pacific along with the global market.- Agency -.The report profiles key players of the market including GrandVision, Luxottica, Essilor and Safilo Group.Complete report on Global Eyewear Market...

Marcolin Group Announces The Early Renewal Of The Eyewear License Agreement With GUESS

LONGARONE, Italy, Jan. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Marcolin Group, one of the worldwide leading eyewear companies, and GUESS, a global lifestyle brand, announced today the early renewal of an exclusive license agreement for the design, manufacture and worldwide distribution of GUESS and Marciano sunglasses and eyeglasses. The license agreement is extended until 2025, consolidating a partnership and a synergy between the two Groups, which has lasted for over 25 years.  GUESS is the pillar...