• Why Are Glasses So Expensive?

    Have you ever wondered why eyewear costs so much these days? In a recent 60 Minutes expose´, reporter Lesley Stahl uncovered the truth behind the rising prices of today’s eyeglasses. The reason? One company owns a huge portion of the market. One Glasses Manufacturer to Rule Them All In her revealing 60 Minutes report, Stahl discovered that Luxottica, the Italian eyewear manufacturer, owns nearly every recognizable brand of eyewear in the world. Top designer brands like Ray-Ban, Oakley, Coach, Dolce Gabbana, Prada, Tiffany, Bulgari and dozens of others are all designed and manufactured by Luxottica. And it doesn’t stop there. Luxottica also owns a majority of the eyewear stores in…

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