Eyewear

Market research on the eyewear industry. Our reports feature a wealth of standardised and cross-comparable statistics including total market sizes, market share and share data, distribution and industry trends.

Country Report

Sunglasses in Germany

Oct 2021

Following double-digit current value and volume declines in 2020, sunglasses is expected to recover some of the lost sales in 2021, as the vaccination programme is well underway and Germany and many other EU countries started to relax the travel…

USD 990
Country Report

Spectacles in Germany

Oct 2021

After the woes experienced in 2020, spectacles is set to enjoy solid current value and volume growth once again in 2021, for several reasons. First of all, with promising progress of the COVID-19 vaccination programme and reopening of stores,…

USD 990
Country Report

Eyewear in Germany

Oct 2021

Following significant decline in 2020 due to COVID-19, eyewear in Germany is expected to experience a rebound to growth in 2021, with current value and volume growth expected across categories as consumers have started to adapt to the “new normal”…

USD 1,210
Country Report

Contact Lenses and Solutions in Germany

Oct 2021

Contact lenses as a whole is set to return to current value growth in 2021, despite a higher number of lockdown days in total compared with 2020. This is because of the strong progression of vaccination and resulting loosening of movement…

USD 990
Country Report

Sunglasses in South Africa

Jul 2021

In line with global trends, sunglasses in South Africa was heavily impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak in 2020. Sales have continued to decline in volume terms in 2021, as the government has placed restrictions on travel and social gatherings amidst a…

USD 990
Country Report

Spectacles in South Africa

Jul 2021

The spectacles market in South Africa has experienced limited growth in 2021. In addition to the impact COVID-19 has had on demand, consumers continue to experience high levels of unemployment and financial constraints in a challenging economy.…

USD 990
Country Report

Eyewear in South Africa

Jul 2021

The eyewear market in South Africa has experienced slight current value growth in 2021 as the industry has resumed normal business activity. Consumer demand for eyewear increased in Q1 2021 as the government eased COVID-19 social distancing…

USD 1,210
Country Report

Contact Lenses and Solutions in South Africa

Jul 2021

Similar to the rest of the world, the South African contact lenses and solutions market experienced significant losses in Q1 and Q2 2020, as the spread of the virus resulted in the closure of the majority of optical shops in the country.…

USD 990
Country Report

Sunglasses in Russia

Jul 2021

Sunglasses was the most impacted category in 2020 by the COVID-19 pandemic, seeing current value sales slump as a result of travel restrictions and lockdown measures. Premium brands however performed best in 2020, having a greater presence via…

USD 990
Country Report

Sunglasses in Japan

Jul 2021

A state of emergency was declared at the beginning of the summer season over two continuous years in 2020 and 2021, which certainly damaged consumers’ motivation to prepare for the summer. In 2021, a new type of COVID-19, N501Y, has become the major…

USD 990
Country Report

Sunglasses in Hong Kong, China

Jul 2021

Loss of tourist spending enforced a severe contraction on sunglasses in 2020, as branded sunglasses, especially luxury brands, used to be essential purchases by mainland tourists, trading up. For the local market, buying sunglasses is closely linked…

USD 990
Country Report

Spectacles in Russia

Jul 2021

With current value sales starting to pick up in the fourth quarter of 2020, spectacles is expected to continue to see recovery in 2021. Growth will be driven by pent-up demand and greater concern about eye problems, with the latter linked to longer…

USD 990
Country Report

Spectacles in Japan

Jul 2021

Similar to other eyewear categories, spectacles struggled in 2020 and 2021 due to fluctuating store restrictions under the states of emergency imposed by the government over two continuous years. To respond to the unprecedented challenge, spectacles…

USD 990
Country Report

Spectacles in Hong Kong, China

Jul 2021

Spectacles was less affected compared with other eyewear categories in 2020. The loss of tourist spending had a very limited impact on spectacles. For the local market, despite an overall contraction in retailing due to home seclusion rules during…

USD 990
Country Report

Eyewear in Russia

Jul 2021

2020 proved a difficult year for eyewear, marked by COVID-19 related restrictions on movement and closures of all non-essential retail outlets. However, sales of eyewear are set to recover, with current value growth expected in 2021. An initial…

USD 1,210
Country Report

Eyewear in Japan

Jul 2021

Although eyewear in Japan saw some recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021, current value growth was not enough to reach 2019 levels prior to the pandemic. The third and the fourth waves of the pandemic hit Japan in the first and…

USD 1,210
Country Report

Eyewear in Hong Kong, China

Jul 2021

Eyewear is set to recover moderately in 2021, from the impact of COVID-19. With growing mobility and easing social restrictions, contact lenses and sunglasses are expected to record stronger growth than spectacles. Firstly, spectacles were less…

USD 1,210
Country Report

Contact Lenses and Solutions in Russia

Jul 2021

Contact lenses and solutions is set to rebound rapidly in 2021 and will reach pre-COVID-19-pandemic current value sales by the end of 2021, with unit prices also increasing in current value terms. Hygiene considerations, which might have influenced…

USD 990
Country Report

Contact Lenses and Solutions in Japan

Jul 2021

Another wave of COVID-19 hit Japan in early-2021 and the Japanese government announced a third state of emergency at the end of April. Restrictions on store operation were not as strong as in 2020, when the government declared a state-wide emergency…

USD 990
Country Report

Contact Lenses and Solutions in Hong Kong, China

Jul 2021

Contact lenses is expected to recover faster than spectacles in 2021 due to its essential nature, as social restrictions start to lift and the convenience of purchasing online is appealing to consumers. Daily disposable lenses appeared more resilient…

USD 990
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