Global Eyewear Market

Global Eyewear Market- By Product Type (Prescription Glasses/Spectacles, Sunglasses, Contact Lenses), By End User (Men, Women), By Mode of Sale (Retail stores, Online stores), and By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and Middle East, & Africa)- Global forecast from 2020-2027.

Global Eyewear Market Overview:

Eyewear is simple optics made to correct eyesight or protect the eyes and consist of lenses and frames. Eyewear with a lens combination and shelves together worn eye ahead, improves vision, eye protection, or ornamental purposes items. It can correct a variety of vision problems, including myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, presbyopia or strabismus, amblyopia, etc.

Global Eyewear Market Insights

The global eyewear market expected to spur market value with USD 170.24 billion with anticipating CAGR in the forecast period from 2020-2027. The factors that are driving the market demand of global eyewear are the emerging cases of acute myopia in the younger generation, and sunglasses and lenses are worn to protect from UV rays. The changing lifestyle, fashion trends, increasing use of smartphones, computers, and television are driving the demand for the eyewear market.

Eyewear provides various protections for the eyes, and there are a variety of types, including corrective glasses, sunglasses, color-changing glasses, contact lenses, and functional glasses. Among them, functional eyewear generally includes; individual mirrors for students, college students, unique mirrors for computers, sports, driving, smart reading glasses, different mirrors for military police, etc.

Moreover, with the growth of disposable income per capita, the change of fashion trends, and health concepts, the demand for the global eyewear market has continued to rise, which has led come unlimited business opportunities.

Besides, eyewear stores in first-tier cities often encourage consumers to purchase more than one eyewear product through product promotion and promotional activities. At present, many middle-class consumers across the globe have more than one pair of myopia glasses or sunglasses.

Additionally, with the application of titanium metal frames and resin lenses, new technologies and marketing technologies have driven the development of retail stores for eyewear. In the mid-1990s, the eyewear industry entered a rapid growth period.

Growth Driver

Growing Visual Impairment

Growing visual difficulties like myopia, glaucoma, conjunctivitis, and other visual deficiency problem is increasing demand for the eyewear industry in the global market. Moreover, with going pandemic situations, school students, college students, employees, teachers, and others are all working on computers, laptops. Thus, increasing higher chances of acute myopia and visual deficiency and hence, propelling the market growth for the global eyewear market.

Rising Fashion Trends

With the emerging disposable income, the consumers are also changing their lifestyle with evolving fashion trends and adopting various accessories to enhance their look and style. Thus, the demand for sunglasses, contact lenses, and prescription glasses with stylish frames is increasing the growth of the eyewear market. Many celebrities doing ads are also influencing and attracting the younger generation.

By Product Type Segmental Analysis

Based on the product type, the global eyewear market segment into Prescription Glasses/Spectacles, Sunglasses, Contact Lenses. The contact lenses segment estimated to dominates the maximum share of the global eyewear market in the forecast period from 2020-2027. Compared with traditional frame glasses, contact lenses are more convenient and beautiful to wear, especially now the types, colors, and patterns of colored contact lenses are wealthy, and are popular among younger consumers. With the rise of the younger generation of consumer groups, the popularity of contact lenses has continued to rise.

Moreover, today’s contact lenses not only meet the rigid needs of myopia but also meet the aesthetic requirements of the beauty industry. At the same time, the consumption power of the audience is continuously improving, which will promote the overall development of the eyewear industry.

By Mode of Sale Segmental Analysis

Based on the mode of sale, the global eyewear market classified into Retail stores, Online stores. The retail stores’ segment dominated the largest market share in the global eyewear market. It is mainly due to eyewear sales activities are generally carried out in stores, mostly optometric products stores, especially for fitting glasses. Most of these store transactions categorized as the turnover of the unorganized retail market. The eyewear chain stores have gradually increased their market share by educating consumers and enhancing their fashion awareness. Lenskart, a famous Indian eyewear company, is a concrete example. To capture the field of light luxury eyewear products, the company has invested in several John Jacobs brand stores to provide a variety of high-quality fashion glasses.

Furthermore, with technology advancement and internet penetration, the demand for online eyewear retail stores are also emerging. A company like Lenskart was the first to use 3D technology on its website. With the help of consumers’ cameras, customers were allowed to try on glasses frames through computers, which became a model of innovative technology.

By End-User Segmental Analysis

Based on the end-users, the global eyewear market bifurcated into men and women. The women segment has captured the largest share in the global eyewear market.  It is mainly due to the wake of females who have a higher risk of developing refractive errors than in men. As the cases of acute myopia are more elevated and with changing technology and fashion trends female population is adopting different eyewear to enhance their beauty and look. Similarly, Sunglasses have gradually become a must-have for young generations. They buy sunglasses not only to prevent sun damage and ultraviolet rays from damaging the eyes but also as an accessory that reflects their taste. Therefore, the women segment is contributing to fueling the market demand for the global eyewear market.

By Region Segmental Analysis

Based on geography, the global eyewear market segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa. The Asia Pacific is the world’s fastest-growing eyewear market, accounting for the largest share in the global market. It is mainly due to the continuous improvement of national income and consumption levels, the aging of myopia, the increase of the population of vision impairment, the improvement of the aging society, and the enhancement of domestic consumers’ health awareness. Thus, all these factors are fueling the market share for the eyewear in the Asia Pacific market.

Competitor Analysis

Companies such as Carl Zeiss AG, Essilor International S.A., Grand Vision, Johnson & Johnson, Inc., Prada S.p.A., Safilo Group S.p.A., Luxottica Group S.p.A., Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Cooper Vision, Inc., Fielmann AG, and others are key players in the global eyewear market.

Key Stakeholders                                     

  • Market research and consulting firms
  • Industry associations
  • Global eyewear manufacturing companies
  • Research organizations and consulting companies’ eyewear
  • Regulatory bodies

The objective of the Research

  • Market modeling starts with identifying a target market where historical data exists. A Market can include prediction problems, economic factors, analyzing customer behavior, and identifying new patterns from past events, which helps our client to have deep dive into the market.
  • Product analysis involves steps such as examining product features, costs, availability, quality, and other aspects. Product analysis is conducted to understand potential buyers and measure competition in the market.
  • Market Trend and Economic Factors Analysis helps in assessing potential changes to an economy’s inflation rate, taxes, interest rates, exchange rates, trading regulations, and excise duties that can or have a major effect on the target market.
  • Market Segmental Analysis defines in-depth scenario of the target market by the process of grouping consumers into naturally existing created segments of consumers who share similar product preferences or characteristics
  • The geographical mapping approach helps our clients to understand national or international markets because different consumers in different regions have different needs wants, and cultural characteristics that can be specifically targeted.

Market Modelling

By Product Type

  • Prescription glasses/Spectacles
  • Sunglasses
  • Contact Lenses

By Mode of Sale

  • Retail Stores
  • Online Stores

By End-User

  • Men
  • Women

By Region

  • Europe
  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • South America
  • Middle East & Africa

Global Eyewear Market

Report Content

  1. Research Strategic Development
    • Market Modelling
    • Product Analysis
    • Market Trend and Economic Factors Analysis
    • Market Segmental Analysis
    • Geographical Mapping
    • Country Wise Segregation
  2. Research Methodology
    • Identification of Target Market
    • Data Acquisition
    • Refining of Data/ Data Transformations
    • Data Validation through Primary Techniques
    • Exploratory Data Analysis
    • Graphical Techniques/Analysis
    • Quantitative Techniques/Analysis
    • Visual Result/Presentation
  3. Executive Summary
  4. Market Insights
    • Economic Factor Analysis
      • Drivers
      • Trends
      • Opportunities
      • Challenges
    • Competitors & Product Analysis
    • Regulatory Framework
    • Company market share analysis, 2019
    • Porter’s Five forces analysis
    • New Investment Analysis
    • PESTEL Analysis
  5. Global Eyewear Market Overview
    • Market Size & Forecast, 2016-2027
      • Demand
        • By Value (USD Million)
      • Market Share & Forecast, 2016-2027
        • By Product Type
          • Prescription glasses/Spectacles
          • Sunglasses
          • Contact Lenses
        • By Mode of Sale
          • Retail Stores
          • Online Stores
        • By End-User
          • Men
          • Women
        • By Region
          • Europe
          • North America
          • Asia Pacific
          • South America
          • Middle East & Africa
  1. Europe Eyewear Market Overview
    • Europe Eyewear Size & Forecast, 2016-2027
      • Demand
        • By Value (USD Million)
      • Europe Eyewear Market Share & Forecast, 2016-2027
        • By Product Type
          • Prescription glasses/Spectacles
          • Sunglasses
          • Contact Lenses
        • By Mode of Sale
          • Retail Stores
          • Online Stores
        • By End-User
          • Men
          • Women
        • By Country
          • Germany
          • UK
          • France
          • Italy
          • Rest of Europe
        • Company Market Share (Top 3-5)
        • Economic Impact Study on Europe Eyewear Market
  1. North America Eyewear Market Overview
    • North America Eyewear Market Size & Forecast, 2016-2027
      • Demand
        • By Value (USD Million)
      • North America Eyewear Market Share & Forecast, 2016-2027
        • By Product Type
          • Prescription glasses/Spectacles
          • Sunglasses
          • Contact Lenses
        • By Mode of Sale
          • Retail Stores
          • Online Stores
        • By End-User
          • Men
          • Women
        • By Country
          • US
          • Canada
          • Mexico
        • Company Market Share (Top 3-5)
        • Economic Impact Study on North America Eyewear Market
  1. Asia Pacific Eyewear Overview
    • Asia Pacific Eyewear Market Size & Forecast, 2016-2027
      • Demand
        • By Value (USD Million)
      • Asia Pacific Eyewear Market Share & Forecast, 2016-2027
        • By Product Type
          • Prescription glasses/Spectacles
          • Sunglasses
          • Contact Lenses
        • By Mode of Sale
          • Retail Stores
          • Online Stores
        • By End-User
          • Men
          • Women
        • By Country
          • China
          • India
          • Japan
          • Australia
          • Rest of Asia Pacific
        • Company Market Share (Top 3-5)
        • Economic Impact Study on Asia Pacific Eyewear Market
  1. South America Eyewear Market Overview
    • South America Eyewear Market Size & Forecast, 2016-2027
      • Demand
        • By Value (USD Million)
      • South America Eyewear Market Share & Forecast, 2016-2027
        • By Product Type
          • Prescription glasses/Spectacles
          • Sunglasses
          • Contact Lenses
        • By Mode of Sale
          • Retail Stores
          • Online Stores
        • By End-User
          • Men
          • Women
        • By Country
          • Brazil
          • Argentina
          • Rest of South America
        • Company Market Share (Top 3-5)
        • Economic Impact Study on South America Eyewear Market
  1. Middle East & Africa Eyewear Market Overview
    • Middle East & Africa Eyewear Market Size & Forecast, 2016-2027
      • Demand
        • By Value (USD Million)
      • Middle East & Africa Eyewear Market Share & Forecast, 2016-2027
        • By Product Type
          • Prescription glasses/Spectacles
          • Sunglasses
          • Contact Lenses
        • By Mode of Sale
          • Retail Stores
          • Online Stores
        • By End-User
          • Men
          • Women
        • By Country
          • Saudi Arabia
          • UAE
          • South Africa
          • Rest of Middle East & Africa
        • Company Market Share (Top 3-5)
        • Economic Impact Study on Middle East & Africa Eyewear Market
  1. Competitor Analysis
    • Company Description
    • Financial Analysis
    • Key Products
    • Key Management Personnel
    • Contact Address
    • SWOT Analysis
    • Company Profile
      • Carl Zeiss AG
      • Essilor International S.A.
      • Grand Vision
      • Johnson & Johnson, Inc.
      • Safilo Group S.p.A.
      • Prada S.p.A.
      • Luxottica Group S.p.A.
      • Valeant Pharmaceuticals
      • Cooper Vision, Inc.
      • Fielmann AG
      • Other players