- Published on 28 April 2015
The GAES hearing centre chain opened its practice number 600 in Madrid on March 5. The centre joins the second biggest network in the world. Now present in half-a-dozen countries, the firm chose the occasion to launch a "new concept" defined by its leaders as "the integration of medical treatment and hearing care consultation."
- Published on 20 April 2015
The US retail giant Costco, which has more than 400 auditory centres throughout its network of 600 warehouses and has enjoyed a 26% annual growth in the sale of hearing aids, has begun its implantation in Spain by opening two large establishments, one in Seville, Andalucía, and the other in Getafe, near Madrid, which will also serve as the headquarters for the group in Spain.
- Published on 08 April 2015
On 3 April Beltone announced that Beltone Boost received a 2015 Red Dot Award for Product Design. The award acknowledges Beltone’s design excellence in creating a comfortable hearing aid that helps wearers overcome significant hearing challenges.
- Published on 31 March 2015
A total of nearly 600,000 hearing aids were sold last year in France, with receiver-in-theear devices in leading position.
- Published on 26 March 2015
At the AudiologyNOW! congress in San Antonio, Texas, it was announced that Sivantos has taken over the German Audibene GmbH. Audibene is one of Europe's largest internet portal for independent hearing care case management and hearing aid purchasing.
- Published on 25 March 2015
Beltone has been recognised by the Chicago Innovation Awards for its Beltone First hearing aid that works wirelessly with Apple products such as an iPhone®, iPad®, or iTouch® via 2.4GHz technology.
- Published on 24 March 2015
The Italy-based retailer, Amplifon, has completed the purchase of Dilworth Hearing Limited, an audiology service provider in New Zealand.
- Published on 23 March 2015
Once again, the UK has experienced record hearing aid sales, breaking through 1.5 million sales for the first time. This is the fourth year running that UK hearing aid manufacturers have experienced impressive growth.
- Published on 18 March 2015
Sivantos has appointed two new executive members to the Sivantos Executive Committee with Oliver Walker joining as the new Chief Financial Officer and Ignacio Martinez appointed Vice-President, Global Sales. Both have previously worked for Sonova.