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    Big Smile Worlds biggest optician store ?

    Does any of you have an idea whits optician shop is the largest in the world ?


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    Redhot Jumper Wondering what you mean.................................

    Wondering what you mean. There are many that claim to be the biggest. But they have just more normal stores, than others.

    Like the merged future Essilor Lux corporation will have some 6,000 of them worldwide.
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    NO i mean largest shop (square feet)
    mine is 1400 square feet i guess some shops around the world is 10 times that.

    what is the largest you have seen/heard off ?

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    We have a store here in Sweden that is around 2000 square feet in the
    netent Group. Waiting to hear more responses :)
    Last edited by OptiGeorge; 04-25-2017 at 08:11 AM.

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    Blue Jumper Synsam Group is the leading player in the Eye Fashion.

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    Synsam Group is the leading player in the Eye Fashion. Synsam offers a range of glasses, sunglasses, lenses and accessories for the customer's own style and unique needs. Besides this, the optician also is a service and knowledge in eye health of the highest quality.

    The Group operates in seven countries, has sales of approximately SEK 3 billion and has 2,500 employees in 500 stores. The stores are operated under the brands optician Profile Optics.

    Since 2014 Synsam is owned by CVC Capital Partners.
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    The Optiks international in south Edmonton is massive. I'd wager way more than 2000 square feet. Maybe double that if you include the back rooms.

    Scratch that it's even bigger at 9800 sq feet. All I know is it was hard on the feet walking that store all day. lol http://www.connect2edmonton.ca/archi...p/t-15458.html
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    "We recognize that an awful lot of people in the market are buying prescription eyewear because they have to, not because they want to," said McIntosh, president of Factory Optical and Optiks International.

    "So we want to make it as pleasant as possible."

    The Regina-based group of companies continued its expansion into Alberta and British Columbia with its newest Optiks International outlet, which opened Thursday in South Edmonton Common.

    At 9,800 square feet, the company bills itself as "Canada's other largest optical store." (An older superstore in Calgary is "Canada's largest optical store.")
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    There is one optical store in Levis (near Quebec City), Maranda it's called, that is over 15000 sq ft. I believe. Largest I have seen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hugedrive View Post
    over 15000 sq ft. I believe. Largest I have seen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hugedrive View Post
    There is one optical store in Levis (near Quebec City), Maranda it's called, that is over 15000 sq ft. I believe. Largest I have seen.
    Is that the one that a group of OD's bought a mall and converted a lot of it into an optical. I know Modular Design did a huge one in Canada and a multi-story one in Saudi.

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    When did that one go in? I lived in Levis until 3 years ago and never came across it.

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    They have been operating for 40+ years I think, but only grew to 15000 sq.ft. a few years ago. They got a custom made Oakley wall display. Something like 400+ Oakley frames on display, 5000+ frames total. Pretty impressive.

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    Redhot Jumper today you can find out that the virtual opticals on line are even bigger ............

    Quote Originally Posted by hugedrive View Post

    They have been operating for 40+ years I think, but only grew to 15000 sq.ft. a few years ago. They got a custom made Oakley wall display. Something like 400+ Oakley frames on display, 5000+ frames total. Pretty impressive.


    ....................and today you can find out that the virtual opticals on line are even bigger and much larger, have all the choice you want, and they can be visited from your arm chair at home.

    The largest batch of them is now owned by the new Essilux partnership and advertised world wide on the internet.

    You can check it out on my optical website listing at: ============>
    http://optochemicals.com/web_listing.htm

    (scroll to the bottom of the page)
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