Luxottica Posts 11% Net Gain in Q2

Growth accelerated in the period, which also registered an all-time quarterly record in operating margin and free cash flow.

Safilo Sets 100 Voluntary Exits

Italian eyewear manufacturer said it “has prevented 1,000 potential redundancies.”

Safilo Renews Partnership With Venice's Peggy Guggenheim Collection

The eyewear firm has joined Intrapresae Collezione Guggenheim, a group that supports projects promoting art and its educational and business potential.

Marcolin, Catherine Deneuve Extend License

The pact, originally signed with American manufacturer Viva International in 1989, now goes through 2019.

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Italia Independent Opens Paris Store

The company has planted its first store in Paris as it ramps up its retail expansion to telegraph the “lifestyle” ambitions of the eyewear-driven brand.

Marcolin, Pucci Sign Eyewear License

The first fruits of the collaboration between the two companies will be unveiled next year during the next edition of Mido.

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Olivia Palermo, Westward Leaning Team Up

Westward Leaning is betting on Olivia Palermo’s selling power.

Luxottica to Support Bocconi University

The company will finance a program of study grants for five years.

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Ray-Ban Reimagines Classic Styles in New Materials

The new materials collection will be showcased in an ad campaign titled “Never Hide What You’re Made Of.”

MIT Technology Review Italy Honors Italia Independent

The group's ceo and cofounder Andrea Tessitore received an award from the president of the magazine’s scientific committee, politician Romano Prodi, on Sunday.

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Modern Takes on Classic Styles Rule at Vision Expo East

In addition to the global launch of Fendi, and new brands Bobbi Brown and Jack Spade, Safilo also unveiled its own capsule collection.

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