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Tuesday, November 28, 2017 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Optometry, Essilor

Proposed Combination Between Essilor and Luxottica Approved in Canada

Essilor and Luxottica announced the proposed combination between the two companies has been cleared by the Canadian Competition Bureau. Canada is one of the five jurisdictions where antitrust approval…

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Monday, July 24, 2017 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Essilor

Antitrust Process Update for the Proposed Combination Between Essilor and Luxottica

The proposed combination between Essilor and Luxottica continues to progress, with the antitrust process advancing in all jurisdictions. Essilor and Luxottica have jointly filed with the antitrust aut…

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Monday, March 06, 2017 | Awards, Essilor

Essilor Announces Finalists in 'See Change' Challenge to Improve Access to Vision Care in Underserved Populations

Essilor and NineSigma announced that three innovators have been chosen to move to the final phase in the Essilor See Change Challenge. The purpose of this worldwide initiative is to discover solutions…

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Tuesday, January 03, 2017 | Management/Leadership, Essilor

Essilor of America Announces Management and Organizational Changes

Essilor of America announced leadership and organizational changes designed to support the company’s commitment to the optical industry. These moves will focus on improving and innovating operat…

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | Health Care, Essilor

Essilor Launches a Plan to Enable 50% of Employees Worldwide to Become Shareholders

Essilor International’s board of directors has approved an ambitious plan to promote employee shareholding, with the long-term objective to see 50% of employees worldwide become shareholders of …

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Essilor

Essilor Broadens Online Footprint in Europe by Acquiring MyOptique Group

Essilor has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MyOptique Group, a European online prescription glasses, contact lenses and sunglasses business, according to a company news release. Essilor…

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Thursday, July 07, 2016 | Partnerships, Essilor

Essilor and NineSigma Announce Open Innovation Challenge to Improve Access to Vision Care in Underserved Populations

Global innovation company NineSigma announced that they are working with Essilor on the "See Change Challenge," an initiative is to find innovative solutions that can improve the lives of 2.…

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016 | Partnerships, Essilor

Report: Improving the Vision of 2.5 Billion People Can Help Stimulate the Global Economy

Essilor has joined the EYElliance coalition and contributed to a new report published earlier this week by the World Economic Forum that highlights the strong case for investment in eyeglasses provisi…

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Friday, June 24, 2016 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Essilor

Essilor Acquires

Essilor of America has acquired, VMail has learned. is a consumer website designed as a source of unbiased and comprehensive information about eye health, vision …

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