CORPORATE SECTION

ABOUT US

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THE ULTIMATE SUNGLASS SELECTION

Solaris is a global leader in sunglasses retail and is committed to delivering superior, high quality and affordable sunglasses to people around the world. With over 1.300 stores and online, Solaris is present in 30 different countries. Solaris delivers expert Sunglasses since 1994.

A UNIQUE SHOPPING EXPERIENCE

Solaris offers its customers The Ultimate Sunglass Selection, for the very best in sunwear.

Always looking for new trends at the forefront of fashion and innovation, Solaris selects top international brands, “must-haves” and leading-edge designers, in every style and at every price.

Throughout the year, we offer the very latest, exclusive models and previews that you will only find at Solaris. You are free to try on all the sunglasses for a unique, pleasant shopping experience.

Solaris’ expertise with sunglasses and its international network are a guarantee of top service and recommendations tailored to your needs.

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VISION, MISSION & STRATEGY

Solaris is dedicated to providing customers around the world with superior, high quality and affordable eye protection care, both in store and online

VISION

As a global leader in sunglass retail, Solaris has the vision to provide high quality and affordable eye protection to more and more people around the world. By doing so, Solaris as part of GrandVision aspires to help them realize their full potential in life. In eye care, we care more.

MISSION

As a global leader in sunglass retail, Solaris as part of GrandVision group is committed to further grow and achieve a market leading position in each country it operates in and thereby create value for all its stakeholders and foremost its customers

STRATEGY

As a global leader in Sunglass Retail, Solaris pursues the strategy to further expand its global presence and further develop and deploy state of the art global capabilities in the area of Sunglass retail. All actions are targeted at delivering high quality and affordable Sunglasses to more and more people all over the world.


GLOBAL PRESENCE

MAPMONDE

The Solaris stores operates under well-know local banners which in same occasion look back at heritage of over 100 years.

Solaris operates retail banners in 30 different countries across Europe, Latin America and Asia. Well-known local banners include Apollo-Optik in Germany, GrandOptical in France, Pearle in the Netherlands, Belgium and Austria, Eye Wish Opticiens in the Netherlands, and Vision Express in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Poland, Hungary, the Middle East and India.

Solaris is committed to further expand the global presence with the aim to make high quality and affordable sunglasses available to more and more people around the world.



Solaris belongs to the GrandVision Group.

Grandvision is a global leader in optical retail and is committed to delivering superior, high quality and affordable eye care to people around the world.

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With over 5.800 stores and online, GrandVision is present in 43 different countries. GrandVision delivers expert optical services, prescription glasses including frames and lenses, contact lenses and sunglasses, both plain and with prescription lenses through a portfolio of optical retail banners. The stores operate under well-known local retail banners which in some cases look back at a heritage of over 120 years. The GrandVision retail banners are often the leaders in their respective countries. Our professional, highly qualified and dedicated experts are at the heart of GrandVision. They prove every day that in eye care, we care more.

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SOLARIS HISTORY

1994    

Solaris opens its first store in Paris

1998    

First Solaris store in Portugal (Lisbon)

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2008    

Solaris continues to expand its network in Spain, Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia and Oman, etc.…

2010    

The first Solaris corners open in GrandVision Group optical stores  (VisionExpress in England and  +Vision in Spain)

2015

Continued development of Solaris corners, reaching 1300 points of sale

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2001     

First Solaris store in Italy (Milan)

2006     

Solaris opens its first franchises in Malta and Greece, followed by Dubai, Qatar and Kuwait in

2007    

Launch of the solaris-sunglass.com site