On Wednesday, the Rivoli Group launched Rivoli Imaginative and prescient, a division devoted to its eyewear enterprise, for its prospects within the GCC.
“The launch of Rivoli Imaginative and prescient got here as a pure evolution, given our data of eyewear distribution, gained during the last 20 years with worldwide producers – the Marcolin and Kering eyewear group – and our need to be the main supplier of eye care imaginative and prescient within the area,” mentioned Ramesh Prabhakar, vp and managing associate of the Rivoli Group.
Inside its eyewear enterprise, Rivoli operates three retail eyewear ideas: Avanti, Rivoli Eyezone and Type 88. These three ideas will now be managed collectively underneath Rivoli Imaginative and prescient.
Avanti is on the forefront of the group’s luxurious eyewear idea, the place prospects can discover personalized prescription glasses or sun shades, together with unique collections from manufacturers corresponding to Cartier, Boucheron, Tom Ford, Gucci, Fred and Yves Saint Laurent, amongst others . Avanti shops are additionally Zeiss Imaginative and prescient Knowledgeable facilities that use non-contact imaginative and prescient testing for any ophthalmic want.
Rivoli Eyezone idea shops are situated in all the highest malls within the area. Right now there are greater than 50 Rivoli Eyezone shops. Rivoli Eyezone has additionally launched inxt digital optical lenses with distinctive options together with a 12-month energy change guarantee, along with the newer Sofvue coloration contact lenses.
In the meantime, the Type 88 idea was created for the viewers that prefers vibrant retail environments. The shops provide a variety of manufacturers, together with Guess, Ray-Ban, Timberland, Dolce & Gabbana and Prada, amongst others.
“Right now, the group’s eyewear enterprise has expanded to 75 shops throughout the 4 key GCC markets – UAE, Bahrain, Qatar and Oman – which has been achieved over the previous 18 months and this quantity will solely develop with Rivoli Imaginative and prescient . 100 shops are anticipated to open throughout the three eyewear retail ideas by early 2022,” mentioned Subbaiah, director of Rivoli Imaginative and prescient.
As well as, Rivoli Imaginative and prescient may also chair a specialised coaching facility referred to as the “Rivoli Imaginative and prescient Academy”, which can practice the group’s optometrists.