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  • The Wall Street Journal16 days ago

    [$$] Brands Strike Back: Seven Strategies to Loosen Amazon's Grip

    As Amazon tightens its grip on retail sales, a growing number of brands are pushing back by championing local retailers and trying to prevent online sellers from undercutting brick and mortar rivals on ...

  • Reuters29 days ago

    Luxottica on track with targets and Essilor deal after steady H1

    Italian eyewear group Luxottica is on track to meet full-year targets and win regulatory approval for its planned merger with France's Essilor, it said on Monday, after its first-half underlying operating profit came in just ahead of forecasts. The maker of Ray-Ban sunglasses agreed in January to merge with Essilor, the world's biggest lens manufacturer, to create an industry leader with annual sales of more than 15 billion euros ($18 billion). Luxottica CEO Massimo Vian told Reuters on Monday the merger, which needs to clear antitrust hurdles in several countries, was progressing well.

  • 7 Best Sunglasses Stocks to Invest in 2017
    Insider Monkey2 months ago

    7 Best Sunglasses Stocks to Invest in 2017

    The sunglasses industry is large and growing, giving the 7 best sunglasses stocks to invest in 2017 a lot of growth potential. According to an estimate, eyewear industry, which includes contact lenses, prescription glasses and sunglasses, has a total worth of about $90 billion and is estimated to reach $140 billion by 2020. Sunglasses represent a […]