Gucci Sales Are Only One Step Away From The Number One Glasses Giant

- Jul 19, 2019-

Italian fashion consultancy Pambianco announced on July 1 the overall statistics of the 25 companies with the highest sales in the Italian fashion and luxury goods industry.

The data shows that the top 25 companies in the Italian fashion and luxury goods industry sales in 2018 total sales of 43.6 billion euros, an increase of 4.8% over 2017, accounting for 45.6% of the total industry sales; EBITDA of 8.2 billion euros ( The proportion of sales is 22.4%).

Confindustria Moda (Italian Federation of Fashion Industries) also published some data on the Italian fashion and luxury goods industry: in 2018, the total sales of 66,000 companies in the industry reached 95.5 billion euros, an increase of 0.7%; the total number of employees exceeded 580,000 70% of the goods are exported to overseas, totaling about 63.4 billion euros, an increase of 2.7%.

In terms of sales, the first place is still the lens giant Luxottica (8.9 billion euros), but only 700 million euros higher than the second Gucci (8.2 billion euros), the third is Prada (3.1 billion euros) ); Armani, Calzedonia, OTB Group (Diesel, Marni ,, Max Mara, Moncler, OVS and Ferragamo points out four to ten.

Sales growth aspects, Gucci champion, an increase of 33.4%, followed by Moncler (up 19%, total sales ranked No. 8), Brunello Cucinelli (increase of 8.1%, total sales ranked 20) and Dolce & Gabbana (an increase of 4.3%, total sales Ranked 11th).

Luxottica's 2018 sales, which ranked first in total sales, fell 2.8% year-on-year. They are not the only brands with a decline in sales. Eight of the top 15 companies in the sales sector have seen declines, some of which have fallen as follows: OTB (-3.2%), Ferragamo (-3.3%), Bottega Veneta ( -5.7%) and Safilo (-7%).

David Pambianco, CEO of Pambianco, said: “The transcripts submitted by the top 25 companies indicate that the overall situation of the Italian fashion industry is not satisfactory. Faced with fierce competition in the global market, the scale of the Italian traditional fashion business model is still too large. Small, lack of experience in commercial digitization."

According to the Industry 4.0 observation report released by Politecnico di Milano, in 2018, 50% of Italian large and medium-sized enterprises launched the Industry 4.0 program (ie, digitization in industrial production and logistics), but not in small and medium-sized enterprises. 10%.