Safilo Group Re-enters Argentina, Signs Partnership with OCSA


(Press Release) PADOVA, Italy – Safilo Group, the Italian eyewear creator, manufacturer and worldwide distributor returns to the Argentina market with a distribution agreement with OCSA SLR of Messrs. Cosentino.

The return to Argentina represents a further step in the Safilo's development of the Latin America region. Leadership capability and strong relationships with customers were built in Brazil and Mexico, as solid foundation for sustainable growth in the whole region.

Today, Safilo aims to bring to Argentinian consumers its portfolio of more than 30 leading brands across five consumer segments, including Dior, Fendi, Jimmy Choo, Givenchy, Marc Jacobs and Tommy Hilfiger.

"We are delighted to return to Argentina, offering eyewear of trendsetting design, technical precision and high quality craftsmanship, catering to a market renowned for its appreciation of elegance and quality," said Luisa Delgado, CEO of Safilo. "We plan to build up the business in Argentina gradually for the longer term, working in partnership with Messrs. Cosentino to develop sustainable relationships with the leading opticians and specialized retailers in the market".

"We are proud to have the opportunity to work with Safilo in the distribution of the brands of their portfolio in Argentina," said Álvaro Cosentino, director of OCSA. "Safilo is recognized worldwide for its quality, design and professionalism in distribution. It is an honor to be able to work with them for the long term development of the business in our country."

In the coming few months and in time for the Argentinian summer, Safilo's collections will start to be available in selected optical stores in both sun and vista models of different brands of international prestige.