Rivoli launches a division dedicated to eyewear in the CCG


On Wednesday, the Rivoli group launched Rivoli Vision, a division dedicated to its eyewear business, for its CCG customers.

“The launch of Rivoli Vision is a natural evolution given our knowledge of the field in the field of eyewear distribution acquired over the past 20 years with international manufacturers – Marcolin and Kering eyewear group – and our desire to be the leading eye care provider in the region, ”said Ramesh Prabhakar, vice president and managing partner of the Rivoli group.

As part of its eyewear business, Rivoli operates three retail eyewear concepts: Avanti, Rivoli Eyezone and Style 88. These three concepts will now be managed collectively under Rivoli Vision.

Avanti is at the top of the group’s luxury eyewear concept, where customers can find bespoke eyeglasses or sunglasses, including exclusive collections from brands such as Cartier, Boucheron, Tom Ford, Gucci, Fred and Yves Saint Laurent, among others. Avanti stores are also ZEISS Vision Expert centers that use non-contact vision testing for all ophthalmic needs.

The Rivoli Eyezone concept stores are located in all the main shopping centers in the region. Today there are more than 50 Rivoli Eyezone stores. Rivoli Eyezone also launched inxt digital optical lenses with unique features including 12 month power change warranty in addition to Sofvue color contact lenses more recently.

The Style 88 concept was created for the public who prefers dynamic retail environments. The stores carry a wide range of brands including Guess, Ray-Ban, Timberland, Dolce & Gabbana, and Prada, among others.

“Today, the group’s eyewear business has expanded to 75 stores in CCG’s four key markets; United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar and Oman, which has been achieved in the past 18 months and this number is only expected to increase, Rivoli Vision expects 100 stores to be opened by early 2022 in its three eyewear retail concepts, ”said Subbaiah, director of Rivoli Vision.

In addition, Rivoli Vision will also chair a specialized training center called “Rivoli Vision Academy” which will train the optometrists of the group.


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