We are present in over 80 COUNTRIES, owing to our 18 BRANCHES and 100 INDEPENDENT DISTRIBUTORS. Thanks to our international team, we are able to identity the specific needs and trends of the various different countries, in turn customising our offering and ensuring the quality of our service according to the peculiarities of the individual markets.
General Optica, with more than 220 direct stores and 70 franchise stores, is the leading optical chain in the Spanish market. Founded in 1955 in Barcelona, General Optica - whose staff includes more than 1,700 individuals - has always stood out for its professionalism in vision care and the quality of the products offered, in addition to its ability to provide customers with aesthetic consultations.
Founded in 1998, Mais Optica, with its 20 direct stores and 14 franchise stores, is one of the leading optical chains in the Portuguese market. Initially established as a subsidiary of General Optica, it maintains the values and traditions of its parent company, prioritising professionalism in vision care. In 2009, in order to appeal more to Portuguese consumers, the chain's trade name was changed to Mais Optica.
The ‘new’ Boots Opticians, a leader in the British market with more than 630 stores and over 5,000 employees, is one of the largest optical chains in Europe. In 2009, Boots Opticians merged with Dollond & Aitchison, the oldest optical chain in the world with 250 years of industry experience. Today, the two companies constitute subsidiaries of the De Rigo Group.
Founded in 2001, it is one of the largest chains in the Turkish market, boasting a network of 75 prestigious stores employing 430 individuals. Opmar Optik offers its Turkish customers optical frames and sunglasses hailing from the most prestigious of international names, with a special focus on ‘Made-in-Italy’ brands.