Vision Direct is Europe’s leading supplier of contact lenses online. Since being founded by opticians in 1998, it has focused on providing affordable prices on high quality lenses from the world’s leading brands. Today the company saves its customers up to 45% when compared to high street stores, and still manages to provide a high end service with superfast next day delivery to the UK. We’re proud to have helped more than 700,000 people get the contact lenses they need at an affordable price, by buying directly from authorised suppliers and passing the savings on to you.
Parent Company
London, GB
VisionDirect was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in London, GB

VisionDirect Office Locations

VisionDirect has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
6 Camden High St

VisionDirect Metrics

VisionDirect Summary

Founding Date

VisionDirect is a subsidiary of Essilor

VisionDirect Financial Metrics

VisionDirect's revenue was reported to be £33.5 m in FY, 2015 which is a 56% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


£10.4 m£21.5 m£33.5 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

£8.8 m£16.5 m£27.6 m

Gross profit

£1.5 m£5 m£5.9 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

£1.9 m£5.2 m£3.6 m

Pre tax profit

(£392 k)(£427 k)£1.8 m

Net Income

(£392 k)(£454 k)£1.5 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


£303 k£1.1 m£1.1 m

Accounts Receivable

£11 k£76 k£84 k

Current Assets

£1.3 m£3.9 m£5.2 m


£300 k£931 k£632 k


£4.2 m£9.6 m£8.5 m

Total Assets

£5.8 m£14.4 m£14.4 m

Accounts Payable

£1 m£1.9 m£2.2 m

Current Liabilities

£1.6 m£2.7 m£4.7 m

Retained Earnings

(£392 k)(£454 k)£1.5 m

Total Equity

(£1.5 m)(£2 m)(£1.1 m)

Financial Leverage

-3.8 x-7.3 x-12.8 x
FY, 2014FY, 2015

Income Taxes Paid

(£27 k)(£217 k)

VisionDirect Online Presence

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