Eyecon Eyes 40 Outlets In 3 Years
KUALA LUMPUR – Eyecon Optometry Network aims to open 40 outlets nationwide within three years, following the launch of its 12th outlet here Monday.
Eyecon group chief executive officer Murphy Chan said: “In East Malaysia, we have an outlet in Kuching, Sarawak, and we are going to open an outlet in Sabah within the next one or two years.
“We aim to increase the number of our outlets through our franchise programme,” Chan told reporters here today after the launch of its flagship outlet at The Gardens, Mid Valley City here.
Chan added that under the franchise programme, optometry graduates could specialise in a specific area like contact lenses, be a management trainee or open their own Eyecon outlet.
“The investment in each store is around RM500,000 and above, depending on the size and location of the outlet, and the government has provided many grants to facilitate our Eyecon entrepreneurs,” he said.
Of Eyecon’s 12 outlets nationwide, 10 are franchised and two — in Ayer Keroh in Melaka and its latest here — are owned by the group.
Eyecon also launched today the TD Tom Davies Bespoke, the world’s first luxury made-to-measure eyewear service in Malaysia.
The frames, costing from RM2,000 and already famous in the US and Europe, feature the customer’s name discreetly laser-engraved on the inside of one of the arms. – BERNAMA