Turnover: 25.4 billion EUR (2023)

Country: France

EssilorLuxottica is a world leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of ophthalmic lenses, prescription frames and sunglasses. Created in 2018, the company brings together the complementary skills of two players, the first in advanced lens technologies and the second in eyewear expertise.

EssilorLuxottica's businesses include brands such as Ray-Ban and Oakley for eyewear, Varilux® and Transitions® for ophthalmic optical technologies, and Sunglass Hut and Lenscrafters for international distribution networks.

News

BBGR boosts Seine-et-Marne capacity by 30% to keep pace with growth in Nikon optical lenses 30/03/2024

  • - BBGR is a subsidiary of EssilorLuxottica.
  • - The company has specialized in optical lenses for over 170 years.
  • - BBGR will increase capacity at its Provins site by 30% from April.
  • - The Provins site employs 235 people.
  • - The aim of this capacity increase is to meet strong demand for Nikon lenses, produced at Provins since 2016.
  • - Since 2016, volumes of Nikon lenses manufactured at Provins have increased 15-fold.

EssilorLuxottica passes the €25 billion sales mark 15/02/2024

  • In 2023, the company spent 1.7 billion euros on R&D between 2020 and 2022, in particular to develop connected and/or hearing glasses. Before the summer, the company will inaugurate an optics laboratory (300 employees) in Wissous (Essonne). In the second half of 2024, its first hearing glasses will be marketed in the United States.
  • The product potentially concerns the 1.25 billion people affected by mild hearing loss.
  • To integrate a miniature hearing aid into a pair of glasses, the company acquired the Israeli start-up Nuance in 2022.
  • Its brand portfolio has expanded to include Moncler, Jimmy Choo, Brunello Cucinelli and Ferrari licenses.
  • 18,000 directly-operated stores in 150 countries, including 1,000 in France.

EssilorLuxottica integrates a hearing aid into its glasses 09/01/2024

  • Launch of "Nuance" glasses that act as hearing aids.
  • Microphones camouflaged in the frames enable the wearer to concentrate on and amplify the voice of the person speaking
  • First equipment with virtually invisible hearing aids
  • While 1.6 billion people worldwide suffer from hearing loss, this figure is expected to rise to 2.5 billion by 2050
  • Nuance Audio glasses, which will be available in three models, will be sold by hearing aid practitioners, in EssilorLuxottica's distribution network (18,000 stores) and on the Internet.
  • Acquisition of Israel-based Nuance Hearing, which has developed a small tabletop device that amplifies sound

In the heart of the Meuse region, Essilor breaks records to produce special ophthalmic lenses 11/08/2023

  • Essilor's SL Lab site merged in 2018 with Italian eyewear manufacturer Luxottica.
  • It employs 81 people in the special lenses production unit.
  • Each year, they produce around 80,000 ophthalmic lenses, half of which are shipped for export.
  • In France, around 1 in 1000 people suffer from extreme visual defects such as myopia or hyperopia.
  • It takes three years of compulsory training for employees to become autonomous.
  • Since the unit was set up in 2014, 300,000 special lenses have been produced.

Optics: EssilorLuxottica accumulates records 23/02/2023

  • Optical giant's sales to grow by 13.9% in 2022
  • North America, its leading market, grew by 4% at constant exchange rates, to almost 11.5 billion euros.
  • European momentum is even stronger: +11.2% to 8.7 billion euros
  • Asia remains solid

In 2017, sales by revenue source were split between Lenses and Optical Instruments 86.8% (2017), Sunglasses (10.2%) and Equipment (3%)
In July 2019, the Group announced the acquisition of Dutch company GrandVision and continues its consolidation in the optical market.

Year Turnover
2022 € 93.475.049
2021 € 100.789.836
2020 € 82.981.653

Financial Data

DUNS: 439769654

Legal Name: ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL

Address: 147 RUE DE PARIS , 94220 CHARENTON-LE-PONT

Number of employees: 74000 (2018)

Capital: 302 650 EUR


Financial Data:

Year Turnover (€) Net Profit (€) Fiscal Year End Fiscal Year Duration
2019 989 000 000 EUR 453 000 000 EUR 31/12/2019 12
2018 929 000 000 EUR 633 000 000 EUR 31/12/2018 12

Company Managers:

Position First Name Last Name Age Linkedin
Président Philippe MAHOUDO 60

Studies mentioning this company

The eyewear market - Italy

Other companies mentioned:

  • Safilo Group
  • Oftalmica Galileo
  • De Rigo
  • Carl Zeiss Group
  • Essilor Luxottica groupe
  • Marcolin (LVMH Groupe)
  • Kering Eyewear
The sunglasses market - France

Other companies mentioned:

  • Optical Center
  • Optic 2000
  • Essilor Luxottica groupe
  • Safilo Group
  • Marchon
  • Printemps Groupe
  • Izipizi Paris
  • Lunettes pour tous
  • Sensee
  • Marcolin (LVMH Groupe)
  • Julbo
  • Kering Eyewear
  • Persol (Luxicotta group)
  • Ray-Ban (EssilorLuxottica)
  • Oakley
  • Vuarnet (LVMH Groupe)
  • Bolle Brands
The optical market - Portugal

Other companies mentioned:

  • Safilo Group
  • Essilor Luxottica groupe
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • CECOP
The eyewear market - Belgium

Other companies mentioned:

  • Hoet Optiek
  • Theo Eyewear
  • Essilor Luxottica groupe
The optical market - France

Other companies mentioned:

  • Polette
  • Optique E.Leclerc
  • Lunettes pour tous
  • Otiko
  • Mister Spex
  • GrandVision
  • Optic 2000
  • MB production
  • Optical Center
  • Coffignon
  • Marcolin (LVMH Groupe)
  • Essilor Luxottica groupe
  • Afflelou
  • Krys Group
  • Kering Eyewear
  • Générale d'optique (GrandVision)
  • Direct Optic (Acuitis Groupe)
  • Easy Verres
  • Easy Lunettes
  • MyMonture
  • L'Opticien qui bouge
  • Optique Lafayette (Laf Santé Groupe)
  • Optical Discount
  • Lissac (Optic 2000)
  • Thélios (LVMH Groupe)
  • Fittingbox
The optical market - Spain

Other companies mentioned:

  • CECOP
  • Générale d'optique (GrandVision)
  • Essilor Luxottica groupe
  • Afflelou
  • Krys Group
  • Optical Center
The sunglasses market - Spain

Other companies mentioned:

  • CECOP
  • Essilor Luxottica groupe
  • Afflelou
  • Krys Group
  • Optical Center
  • Ray-Ban (EssilorLuxottica)
The sunglasses and eyeglasses market - Italy

Other companies mentioned:

  • Essilor Luxottica groupe
  • De Rigo Vision
  • Marcolin (LVMH Groupe)
  • Safilo Group
  • Carl Zeiss Group
The connected eyewear market - France

Other companies mentioned:

  • Huawei Technologies France
  • Google
  • Ellcie Healthy
  • Tikaway
  • Optic 2000
  • Atol Les Opticiens
  • Bose
  • Microoled
  • Sony
  • Samsung Electronics France
  • LG Electronics France
  • LG Electronics
  • Encaps
  • Ray-Ban (EssilorLuxottica)
  • Essilor Luxottica groupe
The online eyewear market - Italy

Other companies mentioned:

  • Essilor Luxottica groupe
  • Marcolin (LVMH Groupe)
  • Kering Eyewear
  • Safilo Group
  • De Rigo
  • Zeiss Group
  • Lamaoptical
  • Nau!
  • Demenego
  • Grandvision
  • Centro Ottico Megavision
  • SmartBuyGlasses
  • Adrialenti
  • Lentiamo

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