About 200 reports

Eyewear in Australia

37 pages • By Euromonitor International

Eyewear in Australia achieved a modest performance in 2014, underpinned by consistent demand - products are largely necessities not choices. Many Australians require spectacles and contact lenses for vision correction, while sunglasses are an essential consumer good given the country’s hot climate and high ultraviolet (UV) levels. Contact...

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Nov 2014

Spectacles in Australia

25 pages • By Euromonitor International

The rise of technology has encouraged a shift in distribution channels for spectacles as consumers gain increased confidence in the purchase of eyewear through the online channel. A growing trend in Australia is the separation of the eye test from the eyewear purchase, with more consumers going to an optician to have an eye test and then moving...

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Nov 2014

Spectacles in Taiwan

18 pages • By Euromonitor International

Consumers’ rising image consciousness saw them increasingly turning to more aesthetically appealing options in 2014 such as contact lenses to help them correct their eyesight. The ease of accessibility to Lasik treatment also saw consumers increasingly turning to it in 2014 for a permanent solution instead of wearing spectacles, thus further...

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Nov 2014

Contact Lenses in Taiwan

21 pages • By Euromonitor International

Contact lenses registered slower current value growth in 2014 than in 2013, as players offered more promotions to combat the intensifying competition. In 2014, consumers’ rising image consciousness saw them increasingly preferring contact lenses over spectacles for daily usage, as contact lenses are more aesthetically appealing. Advancements...

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Nov 2014

Eyewear in Taiwan

31 pages • By Euromonitor International

Eyewear in Taiwan witnessed slightly slower current value growth in 2014 versus 2013, due to competition from solutions such as Lasik surgery which can offer permanent eyesight correction. Consumers’ rising sophistication is seeing them more informed about Lasik surgery and the improved affordability of such medical solutions is further raising...

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Nov 2014

Eyewear in Poland

36 pages • By Euromonitor International

More and more Poles are educated about vision problems, in particular about myopia and hyperopia. A growing number of people have and are aware of their vision defects, which is stimulating demand for both spectacles and contact lenses. In addition, the development of one-stop shopping and numerous promotions, such as two spectacles for the...

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Nov 2014

Contact Lenses in Poland

19 pages • By Euromonitor International

Contact lenses is growing rapidly, primarily due to the rapid growth of online sales. There are many online stores offering contact lenses at attractive prices in Poland, and this sales channel represented 38% of retail sales across the category in Poland in 2014. The market has evolved rapidly mainly due to the price differences that reach...

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Nov 2014

Spectacles in Poland

22 pages • By Euromonitor International

Progressive lenses are becoming increasingly popular in Poland in 2014. Polish consumers are better informed about this type of lens and choose them as a convenient method of vision correction. All the leading spectacle lenses manufacturers in Poland are promoting the product with price promotions and offers, such as a second pair of lenses...

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Nov 2014

Eyewear in Italy

32 pages • By Euromonitor International

2014 was a slightly more optimistic year for the Italian economy, as GDP is showing signs of recovery, together with political stability. However, unemployment remained high in Italy, and consumers’ confidence and spending low, especially regarding non-essential goods. This trend continued to impact sales of eyewear in Italy, although to a...

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Nov 2014

Contact Lenses in Italy

18 pages • By Euromonitor International

Sales of contact lenses resisted the current economic crisis in Italy in 2014, which on the other hand negatively impacted other eyewear categories, such as sunglasses. Although Italian consumers were more cautious when spending in 2014, they did not cut expenditure related to eye health, which is considered essential. Besides, this is an...

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Nov 2014

Spectacles in Italy

21 pages • By Euromonitor International

According to trade sources, a growing trend in spectacles in Italy is the increasing importance of luxury sunglasses and spectacle frames, with unit prices higher than €200 per frame. Even though the luxury segment is a niche in Italy, it represents more than 10% of total sales, and is resisting the economic crisis better than non-luxury spectacles...

800 992 648
Nov 2014

Global Eyewear Market Report: 2014 Edition

72 pages • By Koncept Analytics

The global eyewear market has been categorized into corrective lenses, contact lenses, sunglasses, frames and refractive surgical lenses. The eyewear market has been showing tremendous potential since past several years. The major factor driving this market is increasing usage and acceptance of eyewear products and prescription eyewear. With...

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Nov 2014

Contact Lenses in Canada

20 pages • By Euromonitor International

Demand for contact lenses is growing in Canada. Contact lenses is expected to increase in current value by 3% in 2014, while volume sales are set to rise by 4%. The current value growth expected in the category during 2014 is set to be higher than the current value growth recorded in the category during 2013 and 2012, although volume growth...

800 992 648
Oct 2014

Eyewear in Canada

35 pages • By Euromonitor International

Eyewear in Canada is set to maintain positive growth during 2014 due to the fact that the country’s population is ageing and an increasing number of Canadian consumers require vision correction. This trend is being underpinned by the positive performance of spectacles, which are particularly popular among elderly Canadians, while designer...

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Oct 2014

Spectacles in Canada

20 pages • By Euromonitor International

The positive growth expected in spectacles in Canada in 2014 reflects several positive factors as improved economic conditions, the heavier use of promotions by retailers, fashion trends and the general increase in demand for corrective eyewear among the Canadian population all played a role. One of the main factors for the rising sales of...

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Oct 2014

Eyewear in Japan

37 pages • By Euromonitor International

Consumers made a point to purchase products and services early in the year in order to beat the country’s consumption tax hike in 1 April 2014. The consumption tax increased from 5% to 8%. Contact lenses captured much of the large last-minute rush in demand, especially between January and March. As contact lenses generally come with long expiration...

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Oct 2014

Spectacles in Japan

24 pages • By Euromonitor International

Japan raised its consumption tax from 5% to 8% on 1 April 2014. This was the first increase in 17 years. Consumers moved to purchase goods and services in advance, before the tax increase became effective. Spectacles also benefitted from a surge in shopping demand during the first quarter of 2014. The tax increased pushed consumers to buy...

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Oct 2014

Contact Lenses in Japan

21 pages • By Euromonitor International

Volume sales of contact lenses continued to increase and were up by 4% in 2014. This was largely influenced by the strong growth in disposable lenses sales, as daily and weekly/ monthly disposable lenses account for the majority of contact lens volume sales. Disposable lenses especially captured the large last-minute rush in demand from late...

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Oct 2014

Ranieri Argentina SA in Eyewear (Argentina)

2 pages • By Euromonitor International

Ranieri Argentina, with more than 35 years in eyewear, is always committed to the development of the best product possible. To this aim, it began a period of constant incorporation of technology to ensure its strong commitment to quality.Euromonitor International Local Company Profiles are a concise set of briefings detailing the strategic...

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Oct 2014

Eyewear in Argentina

32 pages • By Euromonitor International

Following the trend of the previous two years, eyewear volume sales continued to fall in 2014. This contraction was a result of the restrictions applied to imported goods, a high inflation rate and a decrease in consumers’ purchasing capacity. Nevertheless, in terms of the average unit price, eyewear recorded an increase in current terms in...

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Oct 2014

Contact Lenses in Argentina

19 pages • By Euromonitor International

In Argentina, most of the available contact lenses are not locally manufactured. Therefore, in 2014, this category was still suffering from the impact of import restrictions imposed in 2011 and later strengthened in 2012 and 2013 through the non-automatic licence program. This restricts imports and reduces the portfolio of products available,...

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Oct 2014

Spectacles in Argentina

21 pages • By Euromonitor International

The local industry is very dependent on imported products and continued to suffer from the impact of import restrictions implemented in 2011, and then reinforced in 2012 and 2013. About 95% of imported spectacles come from China.Euromonitor International's Spectacles in Argentina report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and...

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Oct 2014

Contact Lenses in Mexico

19 pages • By Euromonitor International

The expansion of specialised optics shops observed over the review period has greatly contributed to the availability of a wide range of contact lenses products that has encouraged consumers to try them and choose them either as an alternative to the use of spectacles or as a complement. The three leading chains of specialised optics shops...

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Oct 2014

Spectacles in Mexico

20 pages • By Euromonitor International

In 2014, sales of spectacles were driven by the increasing availability of high-value brands. This was the result of an increase in the number of sales points, which was at the same time driven by the entrance of new players to the industry in Mexico. During 2014, the brand Sunglass Hut, which is owned by the leading manufacturer Luxottica...

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Oct 2014

Eyewear in Mexico

34 pages • By Euromonitor International

Compared to the average for the review period, sales of eyewear products recorded faster growth in current value terms during 2014. This growth was largely driven by an increase in the availability of eyewear products in Mexico and by the entrance of new competitors offering high-value items. During 2014, demographics and lifestyles also contributed...

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Oct 2014

Eyewear in Sweden

34 pages • By Euromonitor International

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 lenses. Within spectacle frames and sunglasses fashion- and design-positioned products and...

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Oct 2014

Spectacles in Sweden

24 pages • By Euromonitor International

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 were affordable fashion. Optik Smart Eye introduced fashion-focused own brands frequently, posing...

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Oct 2014

Contact Lenses in Sweden

16 pages • By Euromonitor International

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 value. In addition, key players actively introduced new added-value products to the Swedish market,...

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Oct 2014

Contact Lenses in Brazil

21 pages • By Euromonitor International

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 than the 8% volume CAGR recorded over the review period. This is part of the positive trends...

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Oct 2014

Eyewear in Brazil

35 pages • By Euromonitor International

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 demand for eyewear and the industry is set to continue recording positive in 2014. Contact...

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Oct 2014