Luxottica Group is a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury, sports and performance eyewear.
Among its core strengths, a strong and well-balanced brand portfolio includes proprietary brands such as Ray-Ban, one of the world’s best-known eyewear brands, Oakley, one of the leading product design and sport performance brands globally, Vogue Eyewear, Persol, Oliver Peoples, Alain Mikli and Arnette, and prestigious licensed brands such as Giorgio Armani, Burberry, Bulgari, Chanel, Dolce&Gabbana, DKNY, Ferrari, Michael Kors, Miu Miu, Paul Smith, Prada, Ralph Lauren, Starck Eyes, Tiffany & Co., Tory Burch, Valentino and Versace.
Luxottica’s international expansion has developed its geographic footprint worldwide. The Group’s global wholesale distribution network covers more than 150 countries and is complemented by an extensive retail network of approximately 9,000 stores, with LensCrafters and Pearle Vision in North America, OPSM and Laubman & Pank in Australia and New Zealand, GMO and Óticas Carol in Latin America, Salmoiraghi&Viganò in Italy and Sunglass Hut worldwide.
One of the Group’s competitive advantages is the vertically integrated business model built over the years, covering the entire value chain: design, product development, manufacturing, logistics and distribution.
Product design, development and manufacturing take place in Luxottica’s six manufacturing facilities located in Italy, three facilities in China, one in Brazil and one facility in the United States devoted to sports and performance eyewear. Luxottica also has a small plant in India serving the local market.
Luxottica also has produced sun and ophthalmic lenses for more than 20 years. The Company has increased its manufacturing capacity with the recent addition of three new laboratories in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific which are completely integrated with its logistics hubs.