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New Look Eyewear Inc. Announces the Opening of its 140th Store

MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 04/21/14 -- New Look Eyewear Inc. (TSX: BCI) ("New Look") announced today the recent opening of its 140th corporate store. The new store will be located in Chambly (Quebec) and will operate under the New Look banner.

Martial Gagne, President of New look commented: "This will be the 140th store in our corporate network and the first store in the Chambly (Quebec) region, giving the company a presence in this market".

Antoine Amiel, Vice-Chairman of New Look noted: "This is the first new location added to our corporate network in 2014. We expect more such announcements throughout the balance of the year".

As of March 31st, 2014, New Look had 12,690,414 Class A common shares issued and outstanding. New Look is a leader in the eye care industry in Eastern Canada operating a network of 140 corporate stores mainly under the New Look and Vogue Optical banners and laboratory facilities using state-of-the-art technologies.

All statements other than statements of historical fact contained in this press release are forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, statements regarding the future financial position, business strategy, projected costs and plans and objectives of, or involving New Look. Readers can identify many of these statements by looking for words such as "believe", "expects", "will", "intends", "projects", "anticipates", "estimates", "plans", "may", "would" or similar words or the negative thereof. There can be no assurance that the plans, intentions or expectations upon which these forward-looking statements are based will be achieved. Forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Although management of New Look believes that the expectations represented in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, there can be no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Some of the factors which could affect future results and could cause results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements contained herein include: pending and proposed legislative or regulatory developments, competition from established competitors and new market entrants, technological change, interest rate fluctuations, general economic conditions, acceptance and demand for new products and services, and fluctuations in operating results, as well as other risks included in New Look's current Annual Information Form (AIF) which can be found at The forward-looking statements included in this press release are made as of the date hereof, and New Look undertakes no obligation to publicly update such forward-looking statements to reflect new information, subsequent events or otherwise, except as provided by law.

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