• Brits cutting back on eye care, surveys show


    A new survey by Specsavers among 2,000 U.K. adults showed that, while 73 percent of respondents wanted to prioritize their health in 2023, 11 percent declared that this would be impossible due to the cost-of-living crisis. Researchers also found that eye care was one of the first healthcare priorities to ...

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    German optical associations release new market data at opti

    2023-01-16T05:41:00+00:00By Pierre-Marie Bernard

    Ahead of the opening of the opti trade show in Munich today, industry association Spectaris announced that, based on its preliminary calculations, sales from German-based suppliers of ophthalmic optics and consumer optics reached a total of €4.87 million for 2022, up by 2.5 percent from 2021.

  • Vision Council

    The Vision Council sees a much bigger but flat U.S. market for 2022


    The Vision Council has changed its view of the U.S. optical industry, after a revamping of its statistical methods, and has just published a retitled annual survey: the Market inSights Report.

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  • Fiera Milano

    Covid has highlighed the importance of trade fairs

    2022-12-12T06:29:00+00:00By Philip Webster

    The Covid-19 outbreak demonstrated that digital solutions “on their own” could not replace trade shows canceled due to the pandemic, noted Luca Palermo, the chief executive of Fiera Milano, which manages the Rho exhibition hall as well as exhibition pavilions in Milan and the Allianz MiCo convention center. The Italian ...

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    Optiswiss maintains focus on ECPs, innovation and premium products


    In an interview with Eyewear Intelligence, Samuel Frei, CEO of Optiswiss, sheds light on how the Swiss-based independent lens maker navigates an increasingly consolidated optical market with a strategy based on a focus on premium products, distribution through independent eyecare professionals (ECPs), state-of-the-art production facilities, investment in new technologies and ...


    Morel puts focus on direct distribution, brand heritage and CSR

    2022-11-17T07:47:00+00:00By Pierre-Marie Bernard

    In an interview with Eyewear Intelligence, Amélie Morel, communication director of Morel Lunettes, explained how the family-owned company has taken advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic to accelerate the transformation of its international business, and has reinforced its focus on the brand’s heritage as well as its CSR commitments.

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