May 27, 2018
Hello, summer! While June 21 marks the official day of summer in the United States, Memorial Day weekend heralds the unofficial start of the season. This means it is time to break out the outdoor-friendly entertaining essentials, hang out at the beach and sport white jeans and chic sunglasses. Eyewear has increasingly become a stylish […]
March 13, 2018
A busca pelos produtos do segmento óptico está crescendo rapidamente à medida que os óculos se tornam um item da moda. O relatório destaca três principais tendências ajudam a moldar o mercado.   Os óculos se tornam uma commodity Assim como já se observa no segmento vestuário e acessórios, os produtos ópticos estão se tornando […]
January 28, 2018
The need for eyewear is growing rapidly as frames are coming into style. These three trends are helping shape the market. Increasing commoditisation within spectacles As seen already within apparel and fashion accessories, eyewear is becoming increasingly commoditised. This is especially the case within spectacles. Average unit prices are on the decline, with a growing […]
July 17, 2017
Euromonitor International is pleased to announce that the Eyewear 2018 edition is now live and available to access on Passport. The updated research provides the latest insights into how the industry is performing, and identifies key prospects through to 2022, offering unparalleled insight into the key trends and dynamics impacting the industry. KEY RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS Comfort and convenience drive innovation The “big fish”: Essilor and Luxottica […]
July 17, 2017
Eyewear sales are set to increase by 4% in 2017, posting global value sales of US$ 127 Bn. Daily disposable lenses keep outpacing growth, as consumers increasingly switch to more convenient and comfortable solutions within eyewear. The upcoming merger of giants Essilor International SA and Luxottica Group SpA will create a global leader within the […]
March 21, 2017
Traditional eyewear distribution has resulted in a prolonged industry chain and an elevated mark-up and increased logistic cost for eyewear products. On the other hand, optical shops are facing mounting rental and rising labour costs, leading to the growing retailing price of eyewear. Amid the intensifying retailing scenario, this traditional distribution system has faced rising […]
March 3, 2017
The competitive landscape of the eyewear industry is undergoing a string of changes. The merger of two eyewear giants, Essilor and Luxottica, will create an industry behemoth that may prove either boon or bane to smaller players. Meanwhile, there is reassessment of corporate strategy in the eyewear licensing business as luxury conglomerate LVMH follows in […]
December 27, 2016
Snap Inc’s entry into the USD18 billion sunglasses market is primarily motivated by the instant messaging company’s need to differentiate itself from other competitors, like Instagram and Whatsapp. Spectacles (the name of its sunglasses) is priced at near cost to encourage take-up rates as well as to propagate continued usage of Snapchat, in an environment where […]

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