The latest financial results from the key players in the eyewear industry.
JINS downgrades outlook, rethinks business model and supply chain
JINS HOLDINGS has downgraded its outlook for the current fiscal year ending next Aug. 31 after mixed results in the first half of the year, mostly due to lackluster sales on the Japan-based group’s domestic market.
Synsam eyewear subscription business underpins record Q1 sales gains
Synsam Group generated sales of 1,411 million Swedish crowns (€124.7m) in the three months ended March 31, up by 19.0 percent on the year earlier, marking the company’s highest first quarter growth ever and underpinned by a sharp rise in sales for its eyeglass subscription business. Organic sales growth was ...
Paris Miki reports sales rebound and return to operating profit for 2022-23
Japanese-based retail group Paris Miki ended its fiscal 2022-23 year on a high note with total sales increasing by 9.2 percent year-on-year to 11,387 million Japanese yen (€76 m) in Q4 and sharply accelerating from the 4.9 percent growth reported for Q3. The rebound was equally shared between the company’s ...
Menicon driven by dailies, ortho-k, overseas and currencies in FY2022
Japanese-based contact lens maker Menicon has reported positive full year results for its fiscal year ended March 31, with a double-digit increase in group revenue versus and a slight improvement in operating profit margin. The overseas markets, notably in the orthokeratology segment, higher sales of daily disposable lenses in Japan ...
Germany and prescription frames drove Mister Spex’ growth in Q1
Mister Spex has reported a 6 percent year-on-year increase in revenue to €51 million for the first quarter of 2023. The growth was fully attributable to Germany where sales grew by 12 percent to €38 million, thanks notably to the reallocation of marketing investments on the domestic market as part ...
HOYA Life Care unit posts strong sales and margin increases in Q4
HOYA Corporation has announced record-high quarterly revenue as the Japanese-based group’s topline progressed by 10 percent year-on-year to 185.8 billion yen (€1,264 m) in the last quarter of the financial year ended on March 31. In constant currencies, total sales were up by 3 percent.
Warby Parker confirms 2023 guidance after Q1 sales jump 12%
Warby Parker posted revenues in the first quarter ended March 31 of $172.0 million, up by 12.2 percent compared to the year earlier and above a guidance range of $164 million to $167 million. Active customers in the period increased by 2.5 percent to 2.29 million, while average revenues per ...
Growth in Europe and RoW offset declining U.S. sales for Safilo in Q1
Safilo Group has reported mixed results for the first quarter of 2023 as revenue increases in Europe and emerging markets were offset by declining sales in North America, the company’s largest market. Operating profits remained stable year-on-year.
Good year overall for Marcolin but debt cost dampens profitability, sales momentum confirmed in Q1
Following the announcement of its preliminary results at the end of March, the Marcolin group released more detailed information on its performance in the last year during its shareholders’ meeting at the end of last week.
Fielmann draws path to 2025 revenue and profit targets
Along with the publication of positive Q1 results (see our other article), Marc Fielmann, CEO of the Fielmann Group, presented yesterday during a press conference the key figures for the retailer’s business in 2022, its outlook for 2023 and an update on its Vision 2025 strategic plan.