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    Luxottica opens new Japanese factory


    Luxottica Japan announced last month the opening of a new state-of-the-art factory in Fukui, the country’s cluster of eyewear frames’ manufacturers. The investment follows the acquisition of a majority stake in Fukui Megane in 2018, one of the Italian group’s suppliers for titanium and solid ...

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    JINS’ eyewear sales up 4.5% in H1


    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


    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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    Japan exits state of emergency cautiously


    After lifting a mild state of emergency, which enabled smaller retailers to remain open, Japan is cautiously turning back to normal but the eyewear industry remains under pressure.