Founded in 1971 as a small kiosk in a Miami mall, Sunglass Hut has grown into one of the world’s leading destinations for the most sought-after high quality and performance sunglass brands. Stores can be found in fashionable shopping districts across the globe, from the Americas, Europe and the Middle East to Australia, South Africa, China and Southeast Asia and beyond, providing consumers with a fun, highly engaging shopping experience.
Sunglass Hut offers a consistent and connected experience across all customer touch-points including online, in-store, social and mobile, and utilizes in-store digital tools to access to an “endless aisle” assortment in every store location. As part of this strategy, the brand is investing in the digitalization of the in-store shopping experience, particularly in North America, Brazil, the United Kingdom and Australia.
As of December 31, 2017, Sunglass Hut operated a retail network of 3,213 stores worldwide, including 3,059 corporate stores and 154 franchised locations mainly in the Middle East, Latin America and India. In North America alone, the Company operated 1,701 Sunglass Hut core stores.