- Published on 13 August 2021
Demant, the Danish group behind Oticon hearing aids and many other audiology products, published a healthy 2021 interim report this August, highlighting its 51% organic growth and market share gains in Hearing Healthcare, and delivering an upward-revised organic growth outlook, from May's 24-28%, to 26-30%.
- Published on 04 August 2021
Every ear is different yet hearing instruments tend to be standardised. Putting the customer at the heart of innovation is key to bridging this gap. BIHIMA spoke with GN Hearing about their focus on making life sound better for everyone. Olivia Hill interviewed Tom Woods, Senior Vice President Europe & Global Partner Sales at GN Hearing.
- Published on 03 August 2021
One third of 2,000 Brits who participated in a new survey by Oticon admitted to knowing someone who is in denial of their hearing loss.
- Published on 20 July 2021
US President Joe Biden signed an executive order this July on anticompetitive issues across a range of industries that include hearing. Will his specific call on over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids finally see sales ringing up?
- Published on 17 July 2021
A video promoting the 65th International EUHA Congress and Exhibition has been released on YouTube by the organisers of the event, which will take place from September 15 to 17.
- Published on 15 July 2021
Amplifon has announced an agreement to acquire the high-growth Australian hearing care retailer, Bay Audio, which runs a network of over 100 points of sale in high-traffic premiere shopping malls.
EUHA President Beate Gromke talks about September's 65th International Congress of Hearing Aid Acousticians, and the much anticipated return to face-to-face events.
- Published on 09 July 2021
In any normal year, the EUHA congress would aspire to host close to 9,000 visitors. In 2021, its organisers have responded to calls to return from a digital to an in-person event. In this AWN exclusive interview, EUHA President Beate Gromke explains how expectations are being managed ahead of the September 15-17 event.
- Published on 08 July 2021
Boots Hearingcare, the UK’s foremost private hearingcare provider, opened its new flagship World of Hearing store on June 30, importing a concept developed across Europe by Sonova.
Philips is monitoring a hearing aid leasing initiative it has launched in Spain, a pay-monthly scheme offering users a new device every three years
- Published on 24 June 2021
Philips is using the Spanish market to try out a hearing aid leasing scheme for its Hear Link devices. If succesful, the local initiative could be extended to other territories. Users pay a feed for 36 months, after which they either pay off the device to own it, or renew the device and the deal.
Hearing aid producers keep positive as final 2020 European sales figures confirm violent pandemic impact
- Published on 08 June 2021
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After years of steady growth in hearing aid sales, the negative pandemic impact of 2020 has been put into figures by the European Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (EHIMA). The total of 14.12m units sold is bad news, but the figure is only slightly below 2016 sales.