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Market research for the eyewear industry

Euromonitor has the world’s most comprehensive research on the eyewear industry. We monitor and analyse industry trends in Eyewear globally, including in-depth data on market share and market size – from the “big picture” down to specific category levels. Categories in eyewear include:

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    Company Profile

    Johnson & Johnson Inc in Eyewear

    Johnson & Johnson, with its globally recognised brand Acuvue, is the market leader in contact lenses. However, industry players are fast catching up with a slew of acquisitions, collaborations and new products. Opportunities abound which Johnson & ...

    Oct 2014 | US$525 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Spectacles in Sweden

    The competitive situation within spectacles remained tight in 2014. Retailers were trying to position them differently in order to increase their respective sales shares. Lower-price band chains such as Optik Smart Eye’s key unique selling points ...

    Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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    Contact Lenses in Sweden

    Current value growth of contact lenses was positive in 2014 for two key reasons. Sales volume continued to migrate from traditional and monthly/weekly lenses to daily disposable lenses and extensive use lenses. This boosted positively the total ...

    Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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    Eyewear in Sweden

    Current value sale of eyewear continued to grow in 2014. Value growth was stronger than volume in all categories due to increasing demand for good-quality, added-value products. These included advanced contact lenses, as well as innovative spectacle ...

    Oct 2014 | US$1,100 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Spectacles in Brazil

    Growth in spectacles is set to accelerate slightly during 2014 in spite of falling disposable income levels due the accelerating inflation. Rising inflation rates have not yet substantially compromised demand for spectacles, although it is reasonable...

    Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 24 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Contact Lenses in Brazil

    Although the 11% current value growth expected in contact lenses in 2014 is set to be stronger than the current value CAGR of 9% recorded in the category over the entire review period, the 7% volume growth expected in the category is set to be slower...

    Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 21 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Eyewear in Brazil

    The trends in eyewear in Brazil in 2014 followed the trends observed in the category in 2013 as slower GDP growth and higher inflation rates failed to deter growth. Falling disposable income levels and declining consumer confidence did not compromise...

    Oct 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 35 | Add to cart | View details

    Global Briefing

    Trends and Developments in the Global Eye Care Market

    Although the global market for eye health (comprising OTC eye care and eye health supplements) is vastly outsized by mainstream industry categories such as analgesics or multivitamins, the global market is worth nearly US$5 billion and grew by a ...

    Oct 2014 | US$1,200 | Pages: 59 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Contact Lenses in South Africa

    Contact lens manufacturers in South Africa are increasingly shifting their focus from extended wear lenses towards the production of daily disposable lenses. Numerous reports of incorrect use of extended wear lenses have been one of the key reasons ...

    Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 18 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Eyewear in South Africa

    Eye wear continued to see value growth being driven by upward unit price adjustments during 2014, whilst volume growth was flat in most categories. Prescription contact lenses and spectacles demand was highly influenced by increased eye-related ...

    Oct 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 26 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Spectacles in South Africa

    Spectacle frame choice continued to be influenced by product price despite sunglasses brand choice being driven by fashion trends. Spectacle lens and frames purchase decisions are usually driven by recommendations from optometrists and such decisions...

    Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 14 | Add to cart | View details

    Global Briefing

    Opportunities and Innovations in Contact Lenses

    The global contact lenses market has been largely driven by developed nations, however it is projected that the strongest growth in the forecast period will come from emerging nations. The competitive landscape is also experiencing a wave of change ...

    Oct 2014 | US$1,200 | Pages: 27 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Contact Lenses in Switzerland

    In Switzerland, lifestyle products witnessed high consumer demand at the end of the review period, with products linked to health and wellbeing enjoying a prominent position. Contact lenses grew in popularity, increasingly being seen as a lifestyle ...

    Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 22 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Eyewear in Switzerland

    Eyewear performed better in 2014 than the CAGR of the review period, as the market recovered from the sharp decline in consumer demand that occurred in 2011, following the cessation of the basic health insurance system which contributed to the cost ...

    Oct 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 34 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Spectacles in Switzerland

    In Switzerland, optical goods stores expanded rapidly and was the leading channel in eyewear, including the spectacles category. The consolidation intensified as the number of outlets belonging to the large optical store chains rose significantly ...

    Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 24 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Spectacles in Turkey

    Spectacles achieved value growth of 10% in 2014, up from 7% the previous year as the negative effects of the Gezi demonstrations began to dissipate in 2014. Many Turkish consumers began to perceive spectacles not only as a form of vision correction ...

    Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 22 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Contact Lenses in Spain

    The alarming unemployment rate - which stands at over 25% in 2014 - has been the worst consequence of the dramatic economic situation the country has been undergoing since 2008. It is true that at a macroeconomic level, 2014 is showing positive ...

    Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 18 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Eyewear in Spain

    In 2014 Spanish GDP will grow by over 1% according to both national and international authorities. However, the better macroeconomic indicators have not yet translated into a more confident expenditure attitude amongst average consumers. The still ...

    Oct 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 33 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Spectacles in Spain

    Much in line with the situation the category has been witnessing since the crisis hit the Spanish economy, in 2014, spectacles recorded a poor performance with sales declining by 4% in value terms. Although the economic situation is improving from ...

    Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 20 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Contact Lenses in the United Kingdom

    Scientific advancement in terms of silicon hydrogel contact lenses have led to improvements for consumers every year. In 2014, oxygen permeability has been significantly improved, thus making the wearing of contact lenses more comfortable. In ...

    Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 24 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Eyewear in the United Kingdom

    The UK eyewear industry is set to see a minor growth spurt in 2014 compared to the previous three years, largely driven by contact lenses, specifically daily disposables. Volume growth is set to be slightly weaker due to consumers prolonging the life...

    Oct 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 31 | Add to cart | View details

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    Spectacles in the United Kingdom

    In spite of the increasing prevalence of myopia, consumers are delaying purchases of repeat prescriptions for contact lenses by extending the life of their spectacles. The volume growth of spectacles is also being impacted by the product being ...

    Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 22 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Contact Lenses in Turkey

    The value growth rate for contact lenses in Turkey in 2013 was faster than in the previous year as the negative effects of the Gezi demonstrations began to dissipate in 2014. However, according to the new regulations on eyewear which were brought ...

    Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 16 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Eyewear in Turkey

    A number of political and economic difficulties in the second half of 2013, such as the Gezi Park demonstrations, the criminal investigation into corruption and the depreciation of the Turkish Lira, negatively affected eyewear. Despite the slowdown ...

    Oct 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 31 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Spectacles in the Netherlands

    Value sales of spectacles recorded healthy growth in 2014, registering an improvement in comparison to the previous year. While spectacles is seen as an element of first necessity, the economic recession resulted in lower growth in comparison to ...

    Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 22 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Contact Lenses in the Netherlands

    Contact lenses reported sustained positive demand in 2014, with the category remaining dynamic in terms of advertising and new product development as manufacturers invested to generate further growth and looked for ways to expand the consumer base. ...

    Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 25 | Add to cart | View details

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    Eyewear in the Netherlands

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    Oct 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 36 | Add to cart | View details

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    Passport Eyewear Global

    All of our data and analysis for Eyewear in 80 countries. Includes historic and forecast data from 1997-2016, advanced modelling tools, global and regional analysis, company profiles, strategic briefings, articles, datagraphics, videos and podcasts.

    Aug 2014 | US$25,000 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Eyewear in the United Arab Emirates

    The review period saw strong growth for eyewear, with this largely being linked to economic growth for the United Arab Emirates and the growing popularity of the country as a luxury shopping destination. There was a poor performance at the start of ...

    May 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 37 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Spectacles in the United Arab Emirates

    The United Arab Emirates has a young, affluent and aspirational consumer base with a strong and growing interest in global fashion trends. In addition to Emiratis, who are typically affluent and interested in status symbols, the country is also home ...

    May 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 18 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Contact Lenses in the United Arab Emirates

    The United Arab Emirates' young and affluent consumer base is increasingly willing to pay more for convenience and comfort within contact lenses, with this resulting in daily disposable lenses dominating sales and also seeing the strongest volume and...

    May 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 24 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Spectacles in Romania

    In a country where one in two persons needs eye correction and where consumers’ likelihood of investing in health-related goods has increased, due to growth in disposable incomes, the spectacles category witnessed another year of growth in 2013. ...

    Apr 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 23 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Contact Lenses in Romania

    In 2013 both constant value and volume sales of contact lenses experienced another year of rapid increase. Constant value sales achieved a growth rate of 9%, to reach RON126 million. Contact lenses rapidly grew throughout the whole review period, ...

    Apr 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 19 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Eyewear in Romania

    In a country where one in two persons need eye correction, the eyewear market registered another year of healthy increase. While previously suffering in the crisis-ridden years of 2009 and 2010, the market has been on an upward slope since 2011, as a...

    Apr 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 36 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Eyewear in the Philippines

    Eyewear value sales registered strong current value growth in 2013. The positive performance of the eyewear industry was a combined result of a healthy economy in 2012 and 2013, higher disposable incomes and raised consumer confidence. Eye health is ...

    Apr 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 29 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Contact Lenses in the Philippines

    Optical goods stores are a key partner to contact lens manufacturers in the Philippines for pushing sales growth. Developing partnerships is essential for manufacturers of brands to build a hold on sales of contact lenses in the Philippines as ...

    Apr 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 15 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Spectacles in the Philippines

    Value sales of spectacles grew by 11% in current terms in 2013. This strong sales growth can be attributed to higher demand for spectacles being used as fashion accessories in the Philippines. In addition, due to the better-than-expected economic ...

    Apr 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 15 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Contact Lenses in Indonesia

    Contact lenses continued its penetration in Indonesian market despite use by a small share of population with vision refraction errors compared to spectacles’ penetration. Due to its long-term cost, contact lenses continued to be used predominantly ...

    Mar 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 19 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Eyewear in Indonesia

    Eyewear is increasingly a fashion item for a growing number of people in Indonesia, not merely a vision correction device. With growing affordability, people can own multiple pairs of eyewear to suit fashion lifestyle or be up to date with current ...

    Mar 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 33 | Add to cart | View details

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    Spectacles in Indonesia

    Spectacles is mature in Indonesia with the major portion of the low income segment having limited affordability. Volume growth of spectacles during 2013 was helped by growing number of people in low income segment owning spectacles, in through ...

    Mar 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 18 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Spectacles in Poland

    Increasing eye health awareness and growing myopia and hyperopia rates positively affected spectacles in 2013. Consumers are beginning to care more about their sight and are gradually turning to professional advice in terms of product quality and ...

    Feb 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 21 | Add to cart | View details

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    Contact Lenses in Poland

    The increasing popularity of internet retailing as a distribution channel was the main trend observed within contact lenses in 2013. While in 2006 only 9% of contact lenses (in value terms) was sold through this channel, in 2013 its share amounted to...

    Feb 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 16 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Eyewear in Poland

    Increased awareness of eye health positively influenced the whole eyewear market in 2013. One of the strongest growth factors was the increasing usage of computers, laptops, tablets and other digital devices. Moreover, a significant proportion of ...

    Feb 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 34 | Add to cart | View details

    Global Briefing

    Emerging Business Models in Eyewear

    The eyewear industry is a consolidated competitive environment, led by global manufacturers employing global growth strategies. However, there are niches in the industry that are left unaddressed, and these provide openings for new, small and ...

    Feb 2014 | US$2,000 | Pages: 31 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Contact Lenses in Argentina

    The contact lenses category in Argentina continued to be heavily impacted by import restrictions imposed in 2011 and strengthened in 2012 as a result of government policies aiming to reduce the share of imported goods through the reinforcement of ...

    Feb 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 20 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Eyewear in Argentina

    Eyewear volume sales in Argentina continued to fall in 2013. However, a hike in value terms was observed due to increasing unit prices, fuelled by both general local inflation and demand-driven inflation, given the reduced product availability caused...

    Feb 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 33 | Add to cart | View details

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    Spectacles in Argentina

    In 2013, spectacles in Argentina continued to be heavily impacted by import restrictions which were imposed in 2009 and strengthened in 2011 and 2012. As more than 90% of spectacles sold in the country are produced abroad, the category posted a ...

    Feb 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 21 | Add to cart | View details

    Country Report

    Contact Lenses in Australia

    Total contact lenses posted 4% growth in both retail value and volume terms in 2013, which effectively served to take the category to A$107 million and 33.6 million units. Contact lenses experienced the strongest growth across eyewear in 2013; ...

    Feb 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 25 | Add to cart | View details

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    Eyewear in Australia

    With consumer confidence at a low in the aftermath of the global financial crisis of 2008, Australian consumers are increasingly price sensitive and their purchases within eyewear, whilst generally not discretionary, were nevertheless under continued...

    Feb 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 44 | Add to cart | View details

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    Spectacles in Australia

    Despite the medical necessity of spectacles for many Australian consumers, the cautionary consumer behaviour which has blighted much of the post-recessionary Australian retail landscape has impacted upon sales of spectacles in Australia. Rather than ...

    Feb 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 32 | Add to cart | View details
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