Why are glasses so expensive?
October 13, 2015 12:17 PM Subscribe
Why are glasses so expensive? [SLYT] According to Forbes, "Today more than 80% of major eyewear brands, including the world’s No. 1 seller, Ray-Ban, [and Oakley] are designed and retailed (over 7,000 stores US alone) by Luxottica" (2012).
- "Luxottica Sees Itself As King, Raising Questions About Brand Authenticity"
- An optician known only as "Lemonfarty" who was hired by competitor Warby Parker weighs in on Reddit
- "Luxottica has saturated their ability to acquire additional brick and mortar stores. They have a commanding lead over the competition in terms of store count. The only real counter is Walmart."
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