Spectacles

Market research on the eyewear industry. Our reports feature a we...

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.

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Spectacles in France

Jun 2022

After registering a significant recovery in sales in 2021, spectacles witnessed a slowdown in 2022. The reopening of physical stores in 2021 was a welcome boost to spectacles, but such high growth was unlikely to prevail given that current value…

USD 990
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Spectacles in Australia

Jun 2022

Demand for spectacles in Australia improved in 2021 following declines following the emergence of the pandemic the previous year, when consumers were unable to visit optical goods stores for eye tests and to obtain new prescriptions. Despite some…

USD 990
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Spectacles in Thailand

Jul 2022

As COVID-19 fears soften and consumers start to come out of home seclusion retailers are focusing on offering enhanced services and an improved atmosphere to attract consumers back into stores. For example, many optical goods stores are attempting to…

USD 990
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Spectacles in Spain

Jul 2022

Since the early stages of the pandemic, there has been an upswing of media reports discussing the potential safety hazards of contact lens use, specifically in terms of contracting COVID-19 via the eyes. There was no consensus amongst eye health…

USD 990
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Spectacles in Malaysia

Jun 2022

Spectacles is the largest and perceived most essential eyewear category in Malaysia, with almost all users of eyewear having a pair of spectacles even if they use contact lenses some of the time. They are frequently used at home, especially when…

USD 990
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Spectacles in Japan

Jun 2022

In 2022, spectacles is set to see continued recovery from the poor performance in 2020 due to COVID-19, with the number of cases decreasing and various restrictions relaxed. This means physical stores are now able to operate fully without having to…

USD 990
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Spectacles in China

Jun 2022

Regional and city-level lockdowns due to COVID-19 have largely impacted the spectacles category in China. A group of top-tier cities, such as Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, have all experienced different degrees of lockdown. For example, the…

USD 990
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Spectacles in Singapore

Jun 2022

Restrictions and social distancing measures for significant periods of time in 2020 and 2021 have changed shopping habits worldwide, which means that an e-commerce presence is a must for optical goods stores to compete in an increasingly busy…

USD 990
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Spectacles in Brazil

Jun 2022

Glasses are seen as a way of creating an image, and as an important item in the formation of a person’s identity. People lacked options when it came to spending their money during the pandemic, which generated unintended savings, and many therefore…

USD 990
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Spectacles in Taiwan

Jul 2022

Like in contact lenses, the spectacles category will see a recovery in 2022 but not to pre-pandemic volume and value levels. The category suffered less than contact lenses in 2020 and began its recovery in 2021. Nevertheless, growth rates remain slow…

USD 990
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Spectacles in Mexico

Jul 2022

During 2021, most of the distribution channels that spectacles rely on for sales, such as optical goods stores, were able to reopen and many consumers once again visited these stores in order to have their eyes checked after many stayed away during…

USD 990
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Spectacles in Argentina

Jul 2022

Spectacle frames and spectacle lenses are the ones that will see the best evolution in 2022 due to the necessity of using spectacles and having lenses that match consumers’ vision needs. Recent years have seen dramatic increases in the amount of time…

USD 990
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Spectacles in India

Jun 2022

The pandemic resulted in home seclusion for the Indian population country-wide, and resulted in people increasing their dependence on the internet and digital devices even for basic day-to-day activities such as ordering groceries. This resulted in…

USD 990
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Spectacles in the US

Jun 2022

Thanks to the successful rollout of vaccines across the US and the subsequent reopening of optical goods stores, spectacles experienced a healthy sales rebound in 2021. The sales registered in 2021 were well above the 2019 level, driven by the…

USD 990
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Spectacles in the Philippines

Jun 2022

Spectacles witnessed a steep decline in retail volume and value terms in 2020 due to the negative impact of disruptions to production, restrictions on store operations for long periods and consumer concerns relating to COVID-19. Spectacle frames…

USD 990
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Spectacles in Indonesia

Jun 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic is said to have contributed to increasing cases of myopia in Indonesia, including in children, due to spending increased time inside and staring at screes for long periods of time. The pandemic resulted in lockdowns,…

USD 990
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Spectacles in Sweden

Jun 2022

Retail value sales of spectacles declined in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This was mainly due to consumers trying to limit their trips to retail stores, resulting in them postponing purchases of spectacles. Purchasing spectacles and having an…

USD 990
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Spectacles in Italy

Jun 2022

In 2022 spectacles continued to benefit from the slowdown of the pandemic, encouraging consumers who postponed purchasing spectacles in 2020 and 2021, to visit optical stores and shop for new spectacles. Current value sales are expected to reach…

USD 990
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Spectacles in the Netherlands

Jul 2022

Spectacle frames will be the best performing category in spectacles in value terms in 2022, benefitting from the fact that consumers are encouraged to purchase them more often and seek fashionable models as a sign of status and style. On average a…

USD 990
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Spectacles in South Korea

Jun 2022

Spectacles has not been as resilient as sunglasses, but is still predicted to record healthy growth in 2022. Readymade reading glasses retains lower share, and despite being a solid performer, lags behind in terms of innovation compared to the larger…

USD 990
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