Market Analysis

The latest insights and analysis about the international eyewear market including market sizes, growth, drivers and trends on a country, regional and global level.

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  • News briefs

    U.S. ECPs’ economic outlook worsens


    The economic outlook of U.S. eye care professionals (ECPs) worsened in Q3 compared to Q3 (I guess this should be Q2?) according to the quarterly research report by The Vision Council, and an increasing proportion among them is less confident that they will be able to meet their revenue goals ...

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    70% of French parents open to remote eye exams, report finds


    KRYS GROUP and research company IPSOS have announced the main results of their annual survey on various issues related to eye health in France. Among the main conclusions, the research showed that the screen use time of 3 to 10 year-old children has increased by 10 percent from 2022, reaching ...

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    Eyewear companies' average stock price down in Q3


    After two consecutive quarters of double-digit growth, the average stock price of eyewear companies went down by an average 7 percent on a non-weighted basis (see chart below) in the quarter ended Sept. 30. This also marks an unusual underperformance compared with the MSCI World Index, a global index comprising ...

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    Italian eyewear exports maintain momentum in Q2

    2023-10-06T08:12:00+01:00By Pierre-Marie Bernard

    ANFAO, the Italian eyewear industry association, has reported a 15.7 percent year-on-year increase in Italian eyewear exports to €2,840 million for the first half of 2023 as sales in Q2 roughly maintained the 16.7 percent growth reported for Q1. As reflected in the table below, the momentum was driven by ...

  • The Vision Council

    News briefs

    Smart eyewear about halfway to consumer awareness, according to report


    More than a third of Americans plan to buy smart eyewear within the next year, according to the 2023 edition of The Vision Council’s report Focused inSights Smart Eyewear. Keenest to buy are men aged 18 to 44, city-dwellers and early adopters of the tech.

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    French optical market flattish in 2022, official report says

    2023-09-23T09:03:00+01:00By Pierre-Marie Bernard

    The French optical market inched up by 0.2 percent year-on-year to €7,272 million according to the new report by the national research and statistics office, the Direction de la recherche, des études, de l’évaluation et des statistiques (DREES). The small hike in market value follows two years of strong COVID-related ...

Sector Reports

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What were the volumes and values of ophthalmic lenses and ophthalmic frames sold worldwide in 2021?