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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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    ANFAO turns focus to costs after exports jumped in 2022

    2023-02-02T07:27:00+00:00By Pierre-Marie Bernard

    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.

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    Brits cutting back on eye care, surveys show


    A new survey by Specsavers among 2,000 U.K. adults showed that, while 73 percent of respondents wanted to prioritize their health in 2023, 11 percent declared that this would be impossible due to the cost-of-living crisis. Researchers also found that eye care was one of the first healthcare priorities to ...

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    German optical associations release new market data at opti

    2023-01-16T05:41:00+00:00By Pierre-Marie Bernard

    Ahead of the opening of the opti trade show in Munich today, industry association Spectaris announced that, based on its preliminary calculations, sales from German-based suppliers of ophthalmic optics and consumer optics reached a total of €4.87 million for 2022, up by 2.5 percent from 2021.

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    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.

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    Industry top 5 average stocks' value up 11 % in Q4

    2023-01-10T01:21:00+00:00By Pierre-Marie Bernard

    Stock prices of public companies in the eyewear sector have confirmed their recovery in the last quarter of 2022, as the average value inched up by 0.3 percent in the period on a non-weighted basis. It is the first time that our quarterly chart shows an improvement in average value ...

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    A look at the year ahead

    2023-01-06T01:51:00+00:00By Pierre-Marie Bernard

    A year ago, things were looking brighter, or so it seemed, and one could have described the general eyewear industry mood as “cautiously optimistic.”

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