Alain Afflelou has opened its 1,000th store in Portugal, and the chain's founder by the same name doesn't see himself dropping the reins. Specsavers has also opened its 1,000th store in the Netherlands, and the chain is reportedly targeting a turnover of more than £1 billion (€1.11b-$1.52b) for the first time this year, thanks in particular to its tremendous development in Australia and New Zealand.