The latest insights and analysis about the international eyewear market including market sizes, growth, drivers and trends on a country, regional and global level.
GFK sees French market up 5% in 2022
GFK delivered a mixed picture for the European market during its presentation at the annual conference of the Club Inter-Optiques, a French-based industry association, last Friday. The research company’s data is based on sell-out figures collected at a panel of optical shops in the different countries.
ANFAO turns focus to costs after exports jumped in 2022
Just a few days ahead of the 2023 edition of MIDO, Italian eyewear industry association ANFAO released preliminary data for 2022 that broadly confirmed the contrasted picture given last December, between booming exports and a flattish domestic market.
The Vision Council sees a much bigger but flat U.S. market for 2022
The Vision Council has changed its view of the U.S. optical industry, after a revamping of its statistical methods, and has just published a retitled annual survey: the Market inSights Report.
Leading French buying group evaluates lens suppliers
Along with Galileo Business Consulting, the Centrale des Opticiens (CDO) – which purports to France’s largest buying group for independent opticians – has conducted a survey of its membership to map the lay of the land between opticians and their lens suppliers. The results were released on the occasion of ...
Italian exports recover faster than expected
ANFAO has brightened its forecast for the Italy’s eyewear industry, as figures for the first half of 2021 are hinting at a brisker-than-expected recovery.
Italian fashion industry still expects sharp declines in H1
The Italian fashion industry still expects sharp declines in sales during the first two quarters of 2021, after falling by 26 percent in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a survey released by Confindustria Moda, the umbrella association which comprises Anfao, the trade association representing eyewear manufacturers; Sistema ...
Global personal luxury goods seen down 23% this year
Global sales of personal luxury goods are estimated to fall by 23 percent this year to €217 billion, with constant currency sales down by 22 percent. It will be the first drop since the financial meltdown of 2009, according to the Altagamma-Bain Worldwide Luxury Market Monitor 2020.
Altagamma predicts 20 percent drop in global luxury goods sales this year
Global sales of luxury goods are forecast to fall by 20 percent this year, with Europe most affected. It could take until 2023 to return to 2019 levels, according to forecasts by Altagamma and the consultancy Bain & Company.