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EssilorLuxottica-GrandVision merger prompts EU questions on impact of price hikes

By Andrew Boyce and Lewis Crofts
  • 10 Apr 2020 11:54
  • 10 Apr 2020 11:54
EssilorLuxottica’s plan to buy Dutch eyewear retailer GrandVision has triggered another round of EU questions to opticians, seeking information on how shops would respond to a targeted increase in the prices of EssilorLuxottica frames and sunglasses, MLex has learned.

The questionnaire, seen by MLex, also attempts to drill down on how often these

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Andrew Boyce


Andrew is a reporter covering merger reviews and competition policy for MLex in Brussels. He joined MLex in 2015 and holds a degree and a master’s degree in history from the University of Liverpool.

Lewis Crofts


Lewis leads MLex's editorial strategy, content direction, quality and development. He has a reputation for breaking stories and providing analysis on complex legal disputes before regulators and courts around the globe. He has also developed MLex's unrivalled coverage of competition policy, litigation, regulation, Brexit and international investigations.

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