Sunglasses

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Safilo Group SpA in Eyewear

Feb 2021

Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit Safilo’s sales and those of the global eyewear industry at large in 2020, Safilo had already been challenged by a changing competitive landscape for eyewear. To reinvigorate its business, Safilo is executing plans to ...

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Sunglasses in South Africa

Sep 2020

Demand for sunglasses was already declining in South Africa prior to the emergence of COVID-19, due to an unstable economy, rising unemployment and decreasing disposable incomes, particularly amongst low- to mid-income consumers. While more educated ...

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Sunglasses in the Philippines

Sep 2020

Sunglasses is set to see a marked downturn in its performance in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Efforts to limit the spread of the disease, including restrictions on travel and enforced home seclusion have significantly reduced ...

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Sunglasses in Germany

Sep 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic and the measures taken to try and contain it has weighed on sunglasses demand in 2020 as consumers have delayed their purchasing decisions due to uncertainty connected with summer holidays. Sunglasses is a secondary good, which ...

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Sunglasses in Switzerland

Aug 2020

Demand for sunglasses experienced a significant drop during Q2 2020 in Switzerland, as an immediate response to local lockdown measures which limited both travel options and the opportunity to spend time outside of the home environment, with younger ...

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Sunglasses in Brazil

Aug 2020

It is currently a challenging scenario for sunglasses, which, following four years of strong declines between 2015 and 2018, seemed to be showing signs of recovery in 2019. However, this was dramatically interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, ...

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Sunglasses in Romania

Aug 2020

In Romania, sunglasses are primarily purchased as items to help complete the wearer’s image and for their stylishness, with less attention paid to the quality of the sunglasses and their effectiveness in protecting the eyes from UV rays. Such ...

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Sunglasses in Sweden

Aug 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak is expected to have a major negative impact on many non-essential goods, including sunglasses. Concerns about economic slowdown and the uncertain environment are resulting in negative consumer sentiment in terms of future income...

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Sunglasses in the United Arab Emirates

Aug 2020

Travel restrictions introduced by the Emirati government in March 2020 to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, continue to negatively impact sales of sunglasses as there are no tourists to buy luxury sunglasses. However, demand is boosted by ...

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Sunglasses in Malaysia

Aug 2020

Sunglasses is expected to see positive, but much slower retail volume and current value growth over 2020 as a whole, compared with 2019. The closure of key distribution channels, remote working and learning and heavy restrictions on social gatherings...

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Sunglasses in France

Aug 2020

At first sight, the sunglasses category was less affected by the closure of opticians, as they remained widely available through e-commerce and modern grocery retailers. However, lockdown meant fewer opportunities for consumers to go out, resulting ...

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Sunglasses in Mexico

Aug 2020

Traditionally, sunglasses in Mexico are considered to be everyday essentials, and pre-COVID-19, the category had continued to record steady demand. In addition to the practical nature of sunglasses linked to a hot and sunny climate, shielding ...

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Sunglasses in the US

Aug 2020

Sunglasses will deliver the weakest performance within eyewear in 2020, as closed stores, travel restrictions and economic constraints deliver a triple-blow to the fashion-led category. Months of store closures across the US amid lockdowns to curb ...

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Sunglasses in Russia

Aug 2020

Up to 2020, there was a growing trend among consumers in Russia to switch from unbranded Chinese products to branded sunglasses with unit prices in the range of RUB3,000-4,000. This was driven by a desire for quality and interesting design. However, ...

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Sunglasses in Taiwan

Aug 2020

Sunglasses is seeing declines due to the combined impacts of COVID-19. Sunglasses is seen as a secondary product, with spikes in sales typically recorded during summer when people are going on holiday. Therefore, the combination of weakened consumer ...

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Sunglasses in China

Aug 2020

Unlike prescription eyewear, sunglasses are not seen as an essential item in China, albeit they do serve a functional purpose. As such, sales dropped sharply in Q1 of 2020 after the government imposed a nationwide lockdown. Not only were stores ...

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Sunglasses in India

Aug 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and the government’s response is set to have a significant impact on the eyewear market during the year. Lockdown, social distancing and shielding measures in place to halt the spread of the virus included the temporary ...

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Sunglasses in the Netherlands

Aug 2020

Sunglasses saw better growth than constant lenses and solutions and spectacles in the review period until 2019, but with the emergence of COVID-19 in 2020, this is set to change. A steeper decline is expected for sunglasses in 2020 as a whole than ...

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Sunglasses in Poland

Aug 2020

After steady growth during the review period, retail volume and value sales of sunglasses are suffering significant declines as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. During the lockdown in the early months of 2020, access to sunglasses was restricted ...

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Sunglasses in Turkey

Aug 2020

E-commerce had a limited but expanding share of sales of sunglasses prior to the COVID-19 epidemic, with optical shops holding the lion’s share of sales. As consumers become increasingly aware of the importance of eye health and the potential dangers...

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