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    JINS’ Q3 sales up 56%

    2021-07-19T08:23:00Z

    The Japanese-based optical retailer JINS reported a 56.2 percent year-on-year increase in Q3 revenues, reaching total sales of 16,098 million yen (€124.1m-$146.4m). The domestic market, which accounts for roughly 80 percent of the company’s revenues, grew by 66.9 percent while the international market segment increased by 40.4 percent. Beyond ...

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    Fielmann business recovery accelerated in H1

    2021-07-08T08:37:00Z

    The Fielmann retail group released preliminary figures for the first half of the current financial year during its annual general meeting on July 8. The company said that its business’ recovery accelerated in Q2 thanks to declining Covid-19 incidences on the optical market and to its ongoing internationalization and ...

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    Mister Spex reaches €826m valuation on first trading day

    2021-07-05T09:44:00Z

    Mister Spex has completed its Initial Public Offering at the Frankfurt stock exchange by offering a total of a maximum 15 million shares at the price of €25 each on July 2. The offer included 9,782,609 new shares from a capital increase and 3,260,869 shares from existing shareholders. In ...

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    Afflelou rebounds 3 % higher than in 2019

    2021-07-05T08:36:00Z

    The Afflelou group reported revenues of €189.3 million for its third quarter and of € 618.1 million for the first nine months of its current financial year, representing year-on-year increases of 74.4 percent and 24.5 percent, respectively. The group highlighted that its total sales for the first nine ...

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    CVI doubles myopia management sales

    2021-06-04T10:47:00Z

    Although the segment still accounts for less than 3 percent of CooperVision revenues, much of the talk during the Q2 results’ presentation by the company yesterday revolved around myopia management and the company’s performance in this product category. Answering questions from financial analysts, Al White , president and ...

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    Partial sales recovery in Q1 for Marcolin

    2021-05-31T10:35:00Z

    Only a few days after the publication of its annual results, the Marcolin Group relased its quarterly figures for the first quarter of the current fiscal year ending March 31, which showed a strong rebound in revenues from 2020, but falling short of recovering to pre-Covid ...

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    Acquisitions and digitization fuel New Look Vision’s growth

    2021-05-25T01:36:00Z

    New Look Vision Group , the Canadian-based retail group, reported a high double-digit increase in revenues for the third consecutive quarter, confirming a quick recovery from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. After respective growths of 17 percent and 25 percent in Q3 and Q4 in the ...

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    JINS’ eyewear sales up 4.5% in H1

    2021-05-21T06:59:00Z

    JINS , the Japanese low-cost optical retailer, has reported a slight increase in H1 revenues to 31,634 million Japanese yen (€237.6m-$290.6m), or 0.4 percent higher than in H1 2020. Year-on-year, increases in eyewear sales of 4.0 percent and 6.2 percent, respectively, in Japan and abroad during the first half of ...

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    Paris Miki sales down 9% last year

    2021-05-21T02:44:00Z

    Paris Miki Holdings , the Japanese-based optical retailer, reported Q4 revenues of 10,691 million Japanese yen (€80.3m-$98.2m), representing a slight 0.5 percent increase from Q4 2020. However, the partial recovery in the second half of the fiscal year could not offset the double-digit revenue drops in Q1 and Q2, leading ...

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    Consumer markets supported Zeiss H1 rebound

    2021-05-20T03:20:00Z

    After a slight decline of 2 percent in revenues last year, ZEISS reported a significant recovery for the first half of its current fiscal year, with total H1 sales increasing 6 percent year-on-year to €3.4 billion, or by 9 percent in constant currencies. With roughly stable revenues in the ...

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    Sales and profits up at TOG

    2021-05-14T12:05:00Z

    The Thai Optical Group reported a 27 percent year-on-year increase in Q1 revenues to 607 million baht (€16m-$19.3m) which was mostly attributed to the global economic recovery in the major markets. This level of revenues puts the company’s topline 7.4 percent higher than in 2019, showing a normalization of ...

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    National Vision upgrades 2021 outlook after solid Q1

    2021-05-14T12:05:00Z

    National Vision , the U.S.-based optical retailer operating the America’s Best and Eyeglass World banners, reported a net increase in Q1 revenues of 13.7 percent as compared to Q1 2020, reaching $534.2 million. The quarterly sales’ growth was driven by a 18.2 percent year-on-year increase on a comparable ...

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    Mister Spex up double digits, opens first stores abroad

    2021-05-14T12:04:00Z

    Mister Spex , the German-based omnichannel retailer, announced last week that its 2020 revenues grew by 18 percent last year as compared to 2019, reaching €164 million. The company registered a double-digit hike in sales both in Germany and in its international markets. Dirk Graber , founder ...

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    U.S., Smith and e-commerce drove Safilo’s growth in Q1

    2021-05-12T10:26:00Z

    Safilo reported a 13.7 percent year-on-year increase in Q1 revenues to €251.4 million, or 20.0 percent in constant currencies, largely driven by its American business, the newly acquired e-commerce businesses and the good performance of Smith Optics . Significant improvements were also reported in the Italian ...

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    Carl Zeiss Meditec sees Covid-19 impact fading

    2021-05-10T08:55:00Z

    Providing more details on its H1 2020/21 performance after an initial announcement at the end of April, Carl Zeiss Meditec confirmed a 7.3 percent year-on-year hike in total revenues to €767.4 million. On a constant currency basis, sales increased by 10.5 percent. The growth in revenues was driven ...

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    Bausch gears up to spin off B+L

    2021-05-07T01:48:00Z

    As part of its quarterly results’ announcements, Bausch Health said that it was accelerating the preparations for the spin-off of its Bausch + Lomb business. Having just completed its financial segmentation of the unit, the company said it expects to be ready for the operation in Q3 2021. ...

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    Marcolin sales down 30% in 2020

    2021-05-07T01:48:00Z

    Severely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Marcolin Group reported a 30.1 percent year-on-year dive to €340 million in revenues for its financial year 2020, representing a 28.3 drop in constant currencies. The group does not communicate sales by product categories but the strong focus of its portfolio on ...

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    Alcon posts flat CL sales in Q1

    2021-05-06T08:56:00Z

    Alcon ’s sales of contact lenses were roughly stable in Q1 2021 as compared to the same quarter in 2019, reaching $509 million, representing an increase of 1 percent in reported terms and a 1 percent decrease on a constant currency basis. The positive effect of the launch of the ...

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    International sales drove Hoya’s lenses' business in Q1

    2021-05-03T07:31:00Z

    Hoya Corporation reported a 12 percent year-on-year increase in group revenues for the last quarter of its 2020/21 financial year ended on March 31, 2021, or an 11 percent growth in constant currencies. The quarterly performance was driven by a solid growth in the group’s IT department, but the ...