Earlier this week, New Look Vision Group Inc., Canada’s biggest seller of eyeglasses, bought a Miami-based outfit called Coco Lunette Holding LLC, which runs a dozen stores in swanky Florida locations such as Boca Raton and Naples.
Not only was the acquisition the first in the United States for Montreal-based New Look, it was the first foray into the American eyewear market by a Canadian company, ever, according to the Dec. 2 announcement.
“We are always on the lookout for great opportunities,” chief executive Antoine Amiel said in an interview.
Headline economic data over the past couple of years have tended to obscure such confidence.
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