Luxottica Retail —- The North America’s biggest eyeglasses and sunglasses retail brand

March 28th, 2010 by Randa Nahl Leave a reply »

Luxottica Retail is the collective name for a couple of famous eyewear retail names throughout North America and other countries, which includes the eyewear retail companies acquired by Luxottica Retail in the recent two decades, Here are some brief introduction of each.


In 1995, Luxottica Retail bought LensCrafters, then the biggest chain stores in US, owns 880 stores across USA, Canada and Puerto Rico. LensCrafters’s belief is that designer eyeglasses can ultimately change the people’s look and LensCrafters is ready to offer perfect models for everyone.

Pearle Vision

In 2004, Luxotica purchased Pearle Vision, which was at that time the second largest eyewear retailer in north America, owning 370 own-invested stores and 470 franchised stores. Its slogan is ‘No one cares for your eyes more than Pearle”. Originally founded by Dr. Stanley Pearle in 1958, Pearle Vision once was the largest retailer in USA before 1994.

Sunglass Hut

In 2001, Luxottica Retail acquired Sunglass Hut, which was the North America’s No. 1 sunwear retailer chain, with 1600 stores presently across USA, Canada and Caribbean nations, Sunglass Hut is the glaring pioneer of fashion and beauty.

Besides above Luxotica retail members, Luxottica eyewear sector also includes the Sears Optical, Target Optical, EyeMed Vision Care etc throughout North America. No one can beat Luxottica eyewear in the area.


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