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Ze behoren al tot de grootsten ter wereld maar de ambities zijn nog lang niet gestild. Ruim een half jaar geleden opende Fielmann een eerste pilot store in Italië en inmiddels zijn er nog een paar filialen gepland. Italië kent nog bijna geen ketens dus Fielmann kan er nog naar hartenlust groeien en is dat […]

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Last week Safilo posted a decrease in sales for 2013 of 4,6% when compared to 2012. At constant exchange rates the decrease would have been 1,9%. Taking in account the loss of the Armani license, the decrease in sales is rather limited. Remarkable however is the decrease in sales of even 10,6% in the fourth […]

Record sales Luxottica

februari 3, 2014
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Luxottica closed the year 2013 with a record sales of 7,3 billion euro. However, partly due to less favorite exchange rates, the growth in the fourth quarter was minimal. In the last three months of the year the retail division even did less good as in the same months in 2012. Remarkable was the contribution […]

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Internet commotion in France

januari 6, 2014
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Thanks to the structure of the industry and the sky-high refunds by the insurance companies, France was and still is a paradise for opticians. As a result the amount of stores has grown exponentially over the last years. No crisis at all. No competition either. This all seems to become subject of change as the […]

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