Specsavers

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Specsavers is a retailer of glasses, sunglasses, and contact lenses for men, women, and children. The company also offers eye health and hearing services, home visits, hearing aids, and accessories. Its stores are part-owned and managed by partners being supported by centralized teams of specialists in the areas of marketing, accounting, IT, and supply chain.

TypePrivate
Founded1984
HQGUERNSEY, GG
Websitespecsavers.co.uk
Employee Ratings3.3
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)37,000(+14%)
Job Openings2,298
Revenue (FY, 2019)£2.8 B(+7%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Specsavers

Doug Perkins

Doug Perkins

Joint Group CEO and Co-Founder
Mary Perkins

Mary Perkins

Co-Founder
John Perkins

John Perkins

Joint Group CEO
Paul Marshall

Paul Marshall

Managing Director (UK)
Paul Fussey

Paul Fussey

Chief Commercial Officer
Katherine Whitton

Katherine Whitton

Chief Marketing Officer
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Specsavers Office Locations

Specsavers has offices in GUERNSEY, Port Melbourne, Auckland, Kidderminster and in 4 other locations
GUERNSEY, GG (HQ)
La Villiaze Rd
Port Melbourne, AU
520 Graham St
Auckland, NZ
Unit A/26 Triton Dr, Rosedale
Kidderminster, GB
4 Foley Grove
Launceston, GB
2, Milford Park Pipers Close Pennygillam Ind Est
Nottingham, GB
Cirrus House, 10 Experian Way
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Specsavers Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1984
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Specsavers Revenue

Specsavers's revenue was reported to be £2.78 b in FY, 2019 which is a 6.5% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2019)

2.8b

Revenue growth (FY, 2018 - FY, 2019), %

6.5%
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

2.3b2.6b2.8b

Revenue growth, %

15%7%
GBPFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

73.2k
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Specsavers Operating Metrics

Specsavers's Customers was reported to be 38 m in FY, 2019.
FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Customers

36 m38 m

Partners

2.7 k2.8 k3 k

Frames Sold

20 m20.5 m21.6 m

Contact Lenses Sold

425 m500 m530 m
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Specsavers Revenue Breakdown

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Specsavers revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 53.1% from UK, 21.3% from Australia and 25.6% from Other

Specsavers Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

86/100

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Specsavers Online and Social Media Presence

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Specsavers Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    71/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    50/100

  • Compensation

    A

    80/100

  • Diversity

    B

    71/100

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Specsavers Blogs

How to clean your earphones

If you regularly use earbuds or in-ear earphones, you might notice that they get a bit dirty over time. It’s important to make sure they stay clean to help keep your ears healthy and avoid things like ear infections or impacted earwax. How often should you clean earbuds? It dep…

Home visit teams

Meet our amazing home visits teams Want to find out more about your local Specsavers Home Visits and how to get in touch? Just fill in your details below and all the info you need will pop up. …

How to get water out of your ear

Whether you’ve been swimming or just come out of the shower, water can become trapped in the ear. Usually, it’ll come out on its own, but sometimes it can lead to ear infections. So, if it gets trapped, here are some things you can do to safely help it on its way. Signs you have wa…

Am I able to reduce/increase the number of lenses I receive through Easycare?

Yes, if you are a daily lenses customer you can choose to either have 10, 20 or 30 lenses per month which is 30, 60 or 90 per delivery. This can be changed in store or by contacting us at anytime via our webform here.

Can I take a payment holiday on my Easycare subscription?

Yes, all of our Easycare customers are entitled to a 6 month payment holiday within a 12 month rolling period. This can be done by contacting us via our webform here.

Can I add/remove solutions to my pack?

Yes, you can add or remove solutions at any time from your next delivery. You can do this by contacting us via our webform here.
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Specsavers Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Specsavers founded?

    Specsavers was founded in 1984.

  • Who are Specsavers key executives?

    Specsavers's key executives are Doug Perkins, Mary Perkins and John Perkins.

  • How many employees does Specsavers have?

    Specsavers has 37,000 employees.

  • What is Specsavers revenue?

    Latest Specsavers annual revenue is £2.8 b.

  • What is Specsavers revenue per employee?

    Latest Specsavers revenue per employee is £75.1 k.

  • Who are Specsavers competitors?

    Competitors of Specsavers include CoolWinks, Sunglass Hut and Vision Express.

  • Where is Specsavers headquarters?

    Specsavers headquarters is located at La Villiaze Rd, GUERNSEY.

  • Where are Specsavers offices?

    Specsavers has offices in GUERNSEY, Port Melbourne, Auckland, Kidderminster and in 4 other locations.

  • How many offices does Specsavers have?

    Specsavers has 8 offices.