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Market Research on Eyewear

Euromonitor International publishes the world's most comprehensive market research on eyewear. We provide data and analysis on everything from total market sizes, market shares and industry trends to specific sub-category level information, including:

Related to this market, we also cover: retailing, luxury goods, institutional channels, health and wellness, nutrition, personal care and electricals.

In addition we can provide in-depth data and statistics on: consumer lifestyles, income and expenditure, population, cities, households, the digital consumer, economy, finance and trade.

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Strategy Briefing

Brexit and the Implications for the Consumer Goods Industry

As the UK heads towards its EU membership referendum, there remains much uncertainty over both the outcome and the implications of a vote to leave. In fact uncertainty is the key challenge in regard to Brexit, and this uncertainty will contribute to ...

May 2016 | US$1,325 | Pages: 24 | Add to cart | View details

Company Profile

Luxottica Group SpA in Eyewear

Luxottica, a worldwide leader in eyewear, started pursuing a strategy of vertical integration in the early 1970s. Today, it has built an impressive global network of companies comprising eyewear design, manufacturing, wholesaling and retailing. The ...

Apr 2016 | US$570 | Pages: 43 | Add to cart | View details

Company Profile

Hoya Corp in Eyewear

Hoya is a leading player in spectacles globally, with a primary focus on manufacturing activities. By adopting a “big fish in small pond” strategy, it has continued to grow historically by focusing on its areas of strengths in selected niche markets....

Dec 2015 | US$570 | Pages: 27 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Eyewear in India

India achieved stronger GDP growth in 2015 compared to that of 2014. The improving economic conditions also helped drive sales of eyewear products. Increasingly educated Indian consumers are more concerned about eye health, making them more willing ...

Dec 2015 | US$1,210 | Pages: 32 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Spectacles in India

Spectacles recorded healthy growth in all categories in both value and volume terms in 2015. The growth was caused by an increasing population with eye-related problems, especially myopia and hyperopia. Ageing Indian people tend to deal more with ...

Dec 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 22 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Contact Lenses in India

Contact lenses recorded a healthy performance with 21% value growth, pushing value sales to Rs4.8 billion in 2015. The positive performance was fuelled by the strong growth within daily and weekly/monthly disposable lenses. There is a rising ...

Dec 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 19 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Contact Lenses in Brazil

Despite the economic slowdown in Brazil, contact lenses record a good performance in 2015, increasing by 6% in volume terms and by 10% in current terms to reach R$223 million. The performance was linked to the fact that manufacturers continued to ...

Dec 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 21 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Eyewear in Brazil

The economic slowdown started to affect sales of eyewear in 2015, as the category as a whole posted lower current value growth compared with the current CAGR of the review period. The main factors impacting sales of eyewear are linked to the high ...

Dec 2015 | US$1,210 | Pages: 34 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Spectacles in Brazil

In 2015, spectacles recorded current value growth of 5%, reaching R$17.7 billion. In volume terms, growth in 2015 was 3%, reaching sales of 142 million units

Dec 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 22 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Contact Lenses in South Korea

Poor eye health affects demand for contact lenses in South Korea. For the younger generation, especially in the student group, the myopia rate is becoming higher every year as electronic devices are highly prevalent. To reduce incidence of myopia for...

Nov 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 21 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Eyewear in South Korea

Eyewear showed sound growth during the review period. Both contact lenses and spectacles indicated positive growth, leading to overall constant growth of eyewear. As the number of potential consumers is increasing and there was increasing demand for ...

Nov 2015 | US$1,210 | Pages: 32 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Spectacles in South Korea

Spectacles grew by 3% in value terms and 1% in volume terms in 2015. The growth rate was similar to that of the previous years as the category continued to show healthy performance in South Korea. Spectacle frames showed the fastest current value ...

Nov 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 22 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Contact Lenses in Italy

In Italy, around 6% of the population wear contact lenses. Although the overall number of contact lens wearers has remained relatively stable over the last few years, the incidence of myopia has been increasing over the last 10 years, especially ...

Oct 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 23 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Eyewear in Italy

In 2015, the trend towards higher demand for eyewear continued, with growing numbers of Italian consumers needing visual correction. The ageing population and the increasing use of electronic devices with screens such as laptops and tablets were the ...

Oct 2015 | US$1,210 | Pages: 38 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Spectacles in Italy

The Italian economy recovered somewhat in 2015 as GDP increased by 1%. However, the high rate of unemployment, which stood at 12.4% in April 2015, meant that most Italians have not completely abandoned their cautious attitude towards spending ...

Oct 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 25 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Eyewear in Malaysia

Oct 2015 | US$1,210 | Pages: 32 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Spectacles in Malaysia

Consumer purchasing decisions of spectacles in 2015 was greatly affected by the implementation of GST, with discounts given by retailers to consumers. Although more consumers look to purchase luxury spectacles brands, there is also a huge number of ...

Oct 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 19 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Contact Lenses in Malaysia

Counterfeit sales of contact lenses in Malaysia became an unavoidable issue in 2015. The growing night market phenomenon in the country has a significant effect on sales of genuine contact lenses brands as many counterfeit and imported contact lenses...

Oct 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 19 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Eyewear in South Africa

Eyewear showed limited constant value growth of less than 1% in 2015. Increased fuel and utility costs, rising interest rates and limited economic growth negatively impacted South African consumers’ expendable income during the review period. The ...

Oct 2015 | US$1,210 | Pages: 31 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Spectacles in South Africa

Affordability remains the biggest driver of spectacles sales in South Africa. Prescription spectacles and spectacle frames are largely seen as a grudge purchase by consumers. Most South African consumers prefer to buy spectacles rather than contact ...

Oct 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 16 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Contact Lenses in South Africa

Contact lenses continued to show a limited value performance in 2015, with a decline being posted in constant value terms. This performance strongly contributed to the announcement by Johnson & Johnson (Pty) Ltd of its exit from the category in March...

Oct 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 21 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Eyewear in the United Arab Emirates

Value growth during the review period was mainly driven by a consumer base that is taking advantage of the eclectic variety of luxury offerings available within the country. During the review period the United Arab Emirates attracted increasing ...

Oct 2015 | US$1,210 | Pages: 35 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Spectacles in the United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates has long been a perfect microcosm for all things luxury and reflective of worldwide trends, with one such trend being the revival of classic styles with modern tastes. Mirror finishing is also preferred by customers looking ...

Oct 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 21 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Contact Lenses in the United Arab Emirates

Contact lenses saw strong current value and volume growth in 2015. Despite the higher cost, daily disposable lenses witnessed the most dynamic growth in 2015 due to the convenience and availability of these products. Fashion has entered the world of ...

Oct 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 23 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Contact Lenses in Singapore

Contact lenses witnessed stronger current value growth in 2015 than in 2014, with more consumers shifting from traditional to disposable lenses for the convenience. Increased consumer sophistication also saw them more knowledgeable about the benefits...

Oct 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 20 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Eyewear in Singapore

Eyewear witnessed stronger current value growth in 2015 than in 2014. Increased media publicity surrounding eye infection cases arising from contact lenses has raised consumers’ cautiousness when purchasing eyewear, as they opt for premium brands ...

Oct 2015 | US$1,210 | Pages: 32 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Spectacles in Singapore

Spectacles recorded stronger current value growth in 2015 than in 2014. More consumers were willing to invest in premium spectacles, be it frames, lenses or sunglasses during 2015 for the perceived better product quality. Some consumers also invested...

Oct 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 17 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Contact Lenses in the Netherlands

Contact lenses grew by 2% in value terms in 2015, mainly as a result of a further deterioration in eye health, as well as modest price increases. This was slightly lower than the value CAGR of 3% over the review period, a situation that was ...

Sep 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 23 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Eyewear in the Netherlands

The year 2015 witnessed steady growth in the overall eyewear market, continuing the trend of the review period. Value growth was evident in all areas of eyewear, except traditional and extended wear lenses. Overall growth in eyewear was driven by an ...

Sep 2015 | US$1,210 | Pages: 36 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Spectacles in the Netherlands

Sunglasses recorded the fastest value growth in 2015 of 4%. As the economy began to recover, this was reflected in the eyewear market. Consumers were able to spend more on sunglasses and increasingly chose to buy designer sunglasses with a higher ...

Sep 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 21 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Eyewear in Mexico

During 2015 the eyewear industry saw higher value growth for the vast majority of the eyewear categories, driven mainly by two factors: the US dollar appreciation by the beginning of 2015 and the strong promotion and increased availability of brands ...

Sep 2015 | US$1,210 | Pages: 36 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Spectacles in Mexico

The increasing presence or new retail brands along with the tweak in following fashion trends amongst consumers have benefitted sunglasses, especially improving its value growth during 2015. Examples of its increased demand is reflected in the ...

Sep 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 21 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Contact Lenses in Mexico

During 2015 stronger efforts of leading companies to promote contact lenses as well as price discounts have made the category more evident and attractive to consumers who are more open to trying contact lenses. One factor that has boosted sales is ...

Sep 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 23 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Contact Lenses in Sweden

Sweden elected a new left-wing government in 2014 and this new administration quickly announced plans to fully subsidise the cost of all spectacle lenses, spectacle frames and contact lenses for children up to the age of 19. These subsidies are to ...

Sep 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 22 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Contact Lenses in Ukraine

Economic crisis, devaluation of local currency and vast drop in consumers’ purchasing power produced a strong negative impact on the category’s performance in 2015. In addition, in 2014, the total consumer market of Ukraine decreased due to the ...

Sep 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 22 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Eyewear in Ukraine

High inflation, growing prices and a reduction in Ukrainians’ real incomes forced consumers to choose price over quality. Due to increasing incidences of myopia and hyperopia, locals continued to purchase optical aids; however, they searched for ...

Sep 2015 | US$1,210 | Pages: 36 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Spectacles in Ukraine

Over the review period, Ukrainians became more engaged in taking care of their eye health, acknowledging the importance of high quality spectacles. However, due to the unfavourable macroeconomic situation in Ukraine, demand for branded spectacles ...

Sep 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 21 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Contact Lenses in the Philippines

In 2015 contact lenses recorded slower current value growth than earlier in the review period. Consumers shift between contact lenses and spectacle frames for reasons such as convenience, cost, lifestyle and also fashion trends. There is a growing ...

Sep 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 18 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Eyewear in the Philippines

Overall growth for eyewear in the Philippines in 2015 was slower than in the peak growth years of 2012 and 2013 but still positive. Retail volume sales for eyewear products increased faster than retail value sales at constant 2015 prices as optical ...

Sep 2015 | US$1,210 | Pages: 30 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Spectacles in the Philippines

Active lifestyles boosted growth of spectacles in 2015. Also, consumers are more willing to pay for fashionable eyewear products triggering individuals to have more than one pair of eyewear. Increasing fashion sense among consumers also helped ...

Sep 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 18 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Eyewear in Australia

Eyewear in Australia registered steady growth in 2015, although there was a marginal decline compared to the previous year due to the shift to online retailing where consumers benefited from lower prices than in bricks and mortar stores. Within ...

Sep 2015 | US$1,210 | Pages: 33 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Spectacles in Australia

Spectacles saw 3% current value growth in 2015, benefitting from its positioning as a fashion accessory. While consumers typically owned one pair of spectacles for all occasions, consumers began to purchase multiple pairs following on-trend designs ...

Sep 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 22 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Contact Lenses in Australia

New technologies and scientific advancements are shaping contact lenses with innovation helping drive demand. Companies focused on launching contact lenses offering increased comfort, combating dryness, using silicone hydrogel and targeting specific ...

Sep 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 21 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Contact Lenses in Hong Kong, China

As the popularity of digital trends increases, populations that suffer from myopia and presbyopia continue expanding. Hong Kong has the world's highest incidence of myopia with 75% of the population affected. This is largely due to the ever-growing ...

Sep 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 23 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Eyewear in Hong Kong, China

The myopic and presbyopic population in Hong Kong continued to rise at an alarming rate during the review period, and the city has the highest prevalence rate of myopia in the world. Young adults and children account for the largest myopic ...

Sep 2015 | US$1,210 | Pages: 35 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Spectacles in Hong Kong, China

The growing prevalence of children and teenagers with myopia in Hong Kong, one of the highest rates in the world, was the largest factor in retail sales of spectacle lenses and spectacle frames during the review period. According to figures from ...

Sep 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 20 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Contact Lenses in Thailand

Contact lenses recorded a healthy performance of 8% value growth, pushing value sales to Bt1.7 billion in 2015. The positive performance was fuelled by the strong growth within daily and weekly/monthly disposable lenses. There is a rising personal ...

Sep 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 22 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Eyewear in Thailand

Overall, eyewear sales posted positive growth in both volume and current value terms. It actually had a slower value growth even though the negative macro factors including the economic and political situation improved and consumer demand was more ...

Sep 2015 | US$1,210 | Pages: 36 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Spectacles in Thailand

Spectacles recorded healthy growth in all categories in both value and volume terms in 2015. The demand was backed up by an increasing population with eye-related problems, especially myopia and hyperopia. Ageing Thai people tend to deal more with ...

Sep 2015 | US$990 | Pages: 23 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Eyewear in France

In 2015, the trend towards higher demand for eyewear continued, with a growing number of consumers needing visual correction. The ageing population and the increasing use of electronic devices with screens, such as laptops and tablets, were the major...

Sep 2015 | US$1,210 | Pages: 34 | Add to cart | View details
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