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The Return of Consumer Activity Drives Growth in Eyewear in 2022

Natasha Cazin

Natasha Cazin

18 Jul 22

After undergoing a tumultuous period from the impact of COVID-19 in 2020, the global eyewear industry has been clawing its way back to growth, driven by consumers’ return to travel and socialising, and the inescapable momentum of e-commerce.

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100% Optical

Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International

London 23 Apr 22 | GMT: 09:00 AM

Since launching in 2014, 100% Optical has quickly established itself as the largest optical event in the UK, attracting 9,570 UK and international visitors and more than 200 exhibitors.

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Digital Transformation and Innovation Key to Personal Accessories in Asia Pacific

Julia Illera

Julia Illera

12 Nov 21

The ongoing situation of COVID-19 has disrupted industries globally. This has resulted in people continuing to remain home, isolated in the Asia Pacific region throughout the year, due to sudden changes in COVID-19 cases. This anxiety has forced countries to limit international travel, slowing down recovery. Personal accessories and eyewear have been directly impacted by this.

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As Its Challenges Mount, Safilo Group Looks to Digital Channels for Stabilisation

Benjamin Schneider

Benjamin Schneider

3 Mar 21

Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit global eyewear sales in 2020, Safilo Group was already facing challenges in the industry’s shifting competitive landscape. Despite industry-wide growth reflecting increasing consumer concern for eye health on the…

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Shift in Consumer Attitudes Drives Sustainable Eyewear

Natasha Cazin

Natasha Cazin

27 Mar 20

Although sustainability in eyewear has typically lagged in other fashion categories, a shift in consumer attitudes has undoubtedly fuelled an increased level of focus on a range of environmental and ecological issues related to this, as exemplified…

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Indie View: Q&A with Jason Kirk, MD of Kirk&Kirk

Miles Agbanrin

Miles Agbanrin

16 Feb 20

Traditionally, independent opticians have occupied a unique and critical role in the community as both retailers and health providers. However, this role has increasingly been threatened. As strong demand for eyewear attracts new corporate…

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Eyewear’s Shifting Landscape Challenges Safilo

Benjamin Schneider

Benjamin Schneider

22 Jan 20

With changing consumer lifestyles and ageing populations driving demand for spectacles and sunglasses across global markets in recent years, the growing eyewear industry has seen a shifting competitive landscape challenge some of its legacy…

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Sustainable View: Q&A With Mai-Britt Bolvig Seaton, Co-Founder of Monkeyglasses

Miles Agbanrin

Miles Agbanrin

16 Jan 20

Across markets, consumers have demonstrated growing concern over the impact of fashion on the environment and the communities that produce it. While awareness and action on ethics and sustainability in eyewear has typically lagged compared to other…

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Eco-Frame of Mind: An Ethical Edge for Eyewear

Miles Agbanrin

Miles Agbanrin

17 Jun 19

State of sustainability in eyewear Industries such as apparel and footwear have been periodically rocked by high-profile ecological and labour rights scandals. However, awareness of and action on ethics and sustainability in eyewear production are…