One Of The Region’s Largest Eyewear Event Sees Huge Turnout.

Over 120 Retailers from Middle East and Africa Attend the Rivoli Group Eyewear Meet 2014.

Rivoli Group recently held the region’s biggest eyewear industry event with over 120 retailers from the Middle East and North Africa participating in the six day convention. While showcasing the new collection of current brands from Marcolin under the portfolio Montblanc, Tom Ford, Roberto Cavalli, Just Cavalli, Tods, Dsquared2 and Timberland, four new brands were launched at the event: Diesel, Swarovski, Balenciaga and Web.

The industry’s largest regional retailers & large chains such as Magrabi Optical, Paris Gallery, Yateem Optician, Al Jaber Optical, Optivision(Dubai Optical), La Moda, Hassan’s Optician Co., M.H Al Shaya (Vision Express & Solaris), Grand Optics, Al Musbah, Qatar Optics, Al Arabi Opticals, Al Salman Optics,  Joly Optics,  Bahrain Optician, Salim & Chelsea, Al Hakeem Optical, Samir Optical, Bugatti to name a few.

Uday Shrikantia, Group General Manager of The Rivoli Group, declares: “Our strategic alliance with Marcolin will benefit both companies and continue to bring superior quality high fashion eyewear to the Middle Eastern retailers and ultimately the shopper”.

Commenting on the success of the meet, Deputy General Manager of Rivoli Group Eyewear Division, Bhuwan Bahuguna said: “The Rivoli Group Eyewear Meet is a platform that allows our regional partners to meet and discuss market trends, innovations and ideas. It is an excellent opportunity to forge new business ties and strengthen existing ones. This year we launched four new brands, which will contribute immensely to our business & product portfolio.”

He further added “The market demand for eyewear is dominated by sunglasses, therefore the winter meet is a crucial event in determining industry trends. At Rivoli, we have always believed in visionary planning and this event is an endeavor to build long lasting, mutually beneficial business networks.”

Supporting 200-strong retail partners with close to 1000 points of sale, Rivoli is one of the largest eyewear distributors in the region. Rivoli Group has been a distributor of eyewear brands since 1989.