Luxottica is raising the annual bonus that it is giving to its 8,800 employees to a record level in July, ahead of its merger with Essilor International. All the employees will get a basic gross bonus of €2,200, or about €200 more than in 2017. The bonus will be increased to up to €3,000 based on various criteria in terms of behavior, seniority and other criteria. The basic bonus had already been raised from €1,600 in 2016 to €1,892 in 2017.