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 […]
March 20, 2016
As a continuation of an earlier opinion article on Eyewear in Latin America – Part 1, this article we look at the role of domestic player their strategies in staying competitive. Unlike many global markets, domestic manufacturers have a presence alongside international players within Latin American eyewear.
March 20, 2016
In 2015, the eyewear industry in Latin America, valued at US$12.0 billion, recorded a decline of 16%. Brazil is the single largest market, accounting for 45% of Latin American eyewear value sales. The region’s poor performance in 2015 is due to high inflation rates, pushing up the average retail price of eyewear, which forced consumers to […]
May 14, 2014
It is no secret that Google has ambitious plans for its wearable technology, Google Glass. In the first quarter of 2014, the company released a string of news stories on various collaborations, one with an eyewear manufacturer and another with a vision care provider. Google is set to popularise its wearable products from being ‘uber-geek’ […]
March 7, 2014
At the 2014 Winter Olympics held in Sochi, Russia, there were an abundance of sponsorships seen on event telecasts and across Olympic venues, as well as adorning athletes. Euromonitor International takes a look at the eyewear and jewellery brands which have sponsored the event. 2014 Winter Olympics Logo / Photo credit: www.sochi.ru Top Three Eyewear […]
November 16, 2013
Luxottica Group SpA and Safilo Group SpA dominate spectacle frames and sunglasses globally. Both companies offer comprehensive portfolios of licensed brands, making renewals and new partnerships vital in terms of retaining leadership. However, Luxottica managed to outshine Safilo in terms of portfolio changes over the review period, thus weakening the latter’s global position in spectacles. Importance […]
May 6, 2013
Market research company Euromonitor International discusses the rising trend in wooden eyewear.

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