Hot Off The Press: The MyOptique Group.

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We’ve got some news from the head office, where they’ve been pretty busy recently:

Let us introduce to you, ‘The Group Ltd’

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  • The myOptique Group announced fiscal year ended April 2013 annual retail sales of €35m, with an EBITDA of €0.2m, reaching break-even for the first time.  The myOptique Group is Europe’s largest online optical retailer, operating across 10 different European markets, with over 60% of sales now coming from outside of it’s home UK market. The Company has served over 750,000 customers to date, and is currently shipping out 2,000 pairs of glasses, sunglasses or contacts a day – or one every 40 seconds!


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  • The recent success has not gone unnoticed, with the company recently winning inclusion on the exclusive shortlist for the 2013 Media Momentum Awards, and with Kevin Cornils, the Company’s CEO, as a finalist for the 2013 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year award.
  • The myOptique Group is looking to build on its recent success, and is exploring options for further growth.  The Group acquired LensOn, the leading independent Nordic online contact lens retailer in 2012 and Sunglasses Shop, Europe’s largest designer sunglasses seller in 2011.  GP Bullhound has been retained to advise the board on strategic financing options, including a potential listing in the future.

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2015-04-27T14:34:04+00:00 June 28th, 2013|

About the Author:

have been a dispensing optician these last 14 years. Been in practice and on the road working for Carl Zeiss. Used to play a lot of golf (not any more) and now play far more online poker than I should!

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