Luxottica plans to start manufacturing Oakley glasses by the end of this year in Brazil, where it is an iconic brand. The first locally made Arnette and Ray-Ban sunglasses will be made at the company's local Tecnol factory as of this month. In 2012, emerging markets represented 12 percent of Oakley's sales, which grew at a double-digit rate overall. The brand contributed to Luxottica's increase in total turnover to €7 billion (more on this group in Eyewear Intelligence).

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