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Eyeglasses - Global Strategic Business Report Product Image

Eyeglasses - Global Strategic Business Report

  • Published: May 2014
  • Region: Global
  • 614 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Eyeglasses in Thousand Units and US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Lenses, Frames (Metal & Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced & Popular Priced). The market for Lenses is analyzed both by Material Type (Glass, Plastic and MHI & Polycarbonate) and By Design Type (Single-Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition).

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.

The report profiles 322 companies including many key and niche players such as:

- Carl Zeiss AG
- De Rigo S.p.A
- Essilor International
- Hoya Corporation
- Indo Internacional, S.A

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Product Definitions
Lenses by Material Type
Glass Lenses
Plastic Lenses
MHI & Polycarbonate Lenses
Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision Lenses
Bifocal Lenses
Progressive Addition Lenses
Frames
Metal Frames
Plastic Frames
Sunglasses

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

A Curtain Raiser
Vision Correction & Eye Protection: The Two Primary Uses of Eyeglasses
Image Makeover for Eyeglasses: From Traditional Designs to Fashionable Models
Celebrity On-Screen, Off-Screen Endorsement Drives Acceptance of Fashionable Eyewear
Designer Eyewear: A Hit with the Hip Crowd
Sunglasses Riding High On the Strength of Fashion
Table 1: Average Sales Price (ASP) in US$ for Select Sunglass Brands (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Impact of the 2007-2009 World Economic Recession
Impact of Healthcare Budget Cuts in Developed Economies: A Review
Outlook
Analysis by Geographic Region
Analysis by Product Segments
Distribution Dynamics
The Rise of Pure-Play Retailers Challenge Independent Optometry Channels
Growing Importance of the Internet as a Key Channel for Promotion of Eyeglasses
Online Stores Tout Best Prices
Product & Service Comparisons
Competitive Scenario
Table 2: Worldwide Wholesale Market for Luxury, Premium, and Sports Sunglasses Frames by Leading Players (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Safilo and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3: Worldwide Wholesale Market for Sunglasses Frames by Leading Players (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Safilo and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 4: Global Spectacle Frame Market by Leading Manufacturers & Designers (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Sales Revenues for De Rigo, Luxottica, Marcolin, Safilo, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
List of Select Manufacturers with In-house and Licensed Brands

2. NOTEWORTHY TRENDS, GROWTH DRIVERS & ISSUES

Demographic Trends Indicate Strong Market Potential
Table 5: Estimated Global Population for the Years 2011, 2015P, 2018 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Aging Population to Drive Demand for Vision Corrective Eyewear
Table 6: Ten Largest Populated Countries Worldwide (July 2013): Total Population (in Millions) by Age Group 0-14 Years, 15-44 Years, 45-64 Years, and 65+ Years for China, India, USA, Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Russia and Japan (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7: Global Population Demographics (2011 & 2020P): Percentage Breakdown of Population by Age Group
Below 40 Years and 40 Years & Above (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8: Global Population Demographics (2011 & 2020P): Percentage Breakdown of Population Requiring Visual Correction by Age Group
Below 40 Years and 40 Years & Above (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Expanding Middle Class Population in Developing Countries Fuels Growth
Table 9: Middle-Class Consumption Across Developed and Developing Regions (2013E & 2030F): Percentage Breakdown by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10: Worldwide Middle Class Population by Geographic Region (2009, 2020P & 2030F): Breakdown of Number of Individuals in Millions for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Including Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Accelerating Prescription Renewal, Promoting Multiple Pair Purchase Vital for Stimulating Sales Growth
Developed Markets Driven by Upgrades and Multiple Purchases
Developing and Emerging Markets to Turbocharge Growth in Eyeglasses Market
Table 11: Worldwide Demand for Visual Correction by Geographic Region (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Population Requiring Optical Correction for Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and North America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12: Global Ophthalmic Optic Market by Geographic Region/Country (2011): Market Penetration As Measured by Estimated Wearer Rate (in %) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13: Global Ophthalmic Optics Market by Country (2011): Estimated Number of People Per Retail Outlet (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14: Global Eyeglass Frames Sales by Region (2013& 2020P): Percentage Breakdown of Sales Volumes for Developed Economies and Developing Economies (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15: North American Sunglasses Market by Product Segments (2013 &2020P): Percentage Breakdown of Sales Revenues for Discount/ Value and Premium (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16: Chinese Eyeglass Frames Sales by Product Category (2013 &2020P): Percentage Breakdown of Sales Volumes for Discount/Value, Mass Market, and Luxury & Premium Frames (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17: Brazilian Eyeglass Frames Sales by Product Category (2013 &2020P): Percentage Breakdown of Sales Volumes for Mass Market, Discount/Value, and Luxury & Premium Frames (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
China
the Global Production & Consumption Hub for Corrective Eyeglasses
Retro and Bold Trends Dominate Women and Men’s Eyewear Fashion
Sunglasses Segment Continues to Add “Volume” for Eyeglasses Market
Popular-Priced Sunglasses Score Over Premium Category
Demand for “Me-Too” Sunglasses on the Rise
Changing Lifestyle Drives Market for Sunglasses
Travel-Retail Sales of Sunglasses Continue to Grow
Eyewear Manufacturers License Luxury Brands to Tap Opportunities in the Attainable Luxury Segment
Customized Corrective Lenses Grow In Popularity
Lenses with Antireflective Coatings Gain Rapid Acceptance
Table 18: Global Penetration of Anti-Reflective Coatings on Corrective Lenses (2013): Estimated Percentage Penetration by Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Progressive Lenses Gain in Popularity
Table 19: Global Progressive Lens Market (2013): Estimated Percentage Penetration by Select Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Plastic Lenses and MHI & Polycarbonate Lenses Overshadow Glass Lenses
New Range of Lenses Shield Eyes from UV Rays and Blue Light from LEDs
New Materials Gaining Ground
Factors Influencing Growth Rates in the Spectacles Frame Segment
Demand of Lightweight Frames on the Rise
Plastic Frames Gain Traction
Small Frames Preferred in the West
Focus on Low-Price Offerings Drives Manufacturers to Establish M&A and JV Deals
Emerging Niches Present New Business Opportunities for Eyeglasses Market
Interchangeable Lenses to Propel Sport Sunglasses Market
Innovation
Name of the Game for Industry Players
Titanium Based Eyeglasses Grow in Popularity
Innovative Designs to Boost Sunglasses Market
CAD Tools Aid in Innovative Frame Designs
Eyeglasses Overcome the Threat of Contact Lenses
Growing Consumer Preference for Refractive Surgical Procedures Looms Ominously Over the Eyewear Market
Artificial Nanopolymer Eye Lenses to Revolutionize Vision Correction Procedures

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Introduction
Table 20: General Classification of Eyeglass Products by Average Sales Price
Invention & History
Lenses
Types of Surface Treatments/Coatings Used for Lenses
Types of Lenses: By Lens Material
Table 21: Refraction Index of Corrective Lenses by Material Type
Glass, Plastic (Low/Medium Index), Polycarbonate, and Plastic (High/Very High Index)
Glass Lenses
Plastic Lenses
Medium
and High-Index Lenses
Polycarbonate Lenses
Types of Lenses: By Lens Design/Properties
Single Vision Lenses
Multifocal Lenses
Bifocal Lenses
Specially Designed Bifocals
Smart Segment
Progressive Addition Lenses
Progressive Power Lenses
Trifocal Lenses
Aspherical Lenses
Task-Specific Lenses
Photochromatic Lenses
Limitations
Mirrored lenses
Polaroid lenses
Anti-Glare Lenses
Anti-Reflective Lenses
Hydrophobic Topcoating
Anti-Reflective (AR) Procedure
Hard Coating
Hand Cleaning
Ultrasonic Cleaning
Degassing
Inspection
Vacuum Coating
Tinted Lenses
Frames
Metal Frames
Plastic Frames
Rimless Frames
New Space-Age Materials for Frames
Sunglasses
A Brief History
Emergence of Designer Sunglasses in Late 1970s
Quality
A Significant Element in 1980s
Sunglasses
A Fashion Accessory in the 1990s
Sport-Specific Sunglasses: A New Segment
Sunglasses
Primarily Driven by Fashion
Sunglass Styles: 1990s
Traditional Styles
Retro Styles
Sport Styles
Prescription and Non-prescription Sunglasses
Lenses and Frames for Sunglasses
Colors in Sunglass Lenses
Types of Lenses for Sunglasses
Growth Drivers
Depletion of Ozone Layer
Contact Lenses
Trend Towards Multiple Purchases
Marketing of Sunglasses

4. COMMON VISION DEFECTS AND VISION CORRECTION TECHNIQUES

Common Vision Defects
Myopia
Hyperopia
Astigmatism/Stigma Angle
Presbyopia
Hypermetropia
Vision Correction Techniques
Eyeglasses
The Most Common Method of Vision Correction
Radial Keratotomy
Photorefractive Keratotomy
Custom-Built Molds
Eyeglasses as Safety Means
Common Eye Hazards
Protective Eyeglasses
Short-term Outlook
Lenses for Protective Eyeglasses
Use of Glass Lenses Limited to Heat-Treated Glass
Polycarbonate and Plastic
Popular for Resistance
Tinted Lenses
Increase Protectiveness
Single Lens Frames for Protective Eyeglasses
Laser Protection: A Common Application of Safety Eyeglasses
Criteria for Selecting Laser Protection Eyewear

5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS

Coastal Contacts Unveils "Touch by Alyssa Milano" Signature Eyewear Line
The Mario Galati Eyewear Collection Launches MG158 Optical Frame
Vision in Style Rolls Out New Models of Sunglasses
Titan Industries Releases Titan Glares Sunglasses
Thomas & Sutton Eye Care Releases Chroma Gen lenses
Dolabany Eyewear launches Classical Arnold Eyeglasses Frames
Maui Jim Introduces Pearl City Line of Feminine Sunglasses
Coastal Contacts Launches First Edition Grammar Collection for Derek Cardigan Eyeglasses
Ozeal Introduces Range of Metal Glasses
Visionology Unveils High Technology Eyeglasses
Eye Solutions Unveils Blutech Lenses in Collaboration with L7 Creative
Superfocus Unveils Leonardo Collection of Focus Eyeglasses
Warby Parker Unveils Titanium Collection of Sunglasses and Eyeglasses
ADS Sports Eyewear Expands Product Line with Prescription Eyeglasses
Maui Jim Unveils GINGER Sunglasses
Eyefly.com Unveils Spring 2012 Collection
Fatheadz Releases Dea for Women and Adds New Styles to Men's Line

6. PRODUCT LAUNCHES IN THE RECENT PAST A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER

Zeal Optics Launches New Line of Sunglasses and Goggles
Zeal Optics to Launch Debut Sunglasses Line
Vuzix Rolls out Wrap 1200VR
Bulgari Introduces Le Gemme Line of Sunglasses and Prescription Frames
Topman Introduces Sunglasses for Rock Your Shades Day
MOSCOT Introduces Four New Sunglasses
Vuzix Introduces Widescreen Wrap™ 1200

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Luxottica Announces Strategic Partnership with Google
Luxottica Takes Over Alain Mikli International
Valeant Pharmaceuticals Acquires Bausch + Lomb Holdings Incorporated
FLIR Takes Over Certain Assets of DigitalOptics' Micro-optics Business
Sequential Brands Takes Over REVO Eyewear Brand and Other Assets from Oakley
Essilor Inks Agreement to Takeover Complete Stake in Transitions Optical
Essilor Takes Over 50% Stake in Polycore Optical
Essilor Acquires Costa Sunglasses and Expands Sunwear Line
Ossip Optometry and 141 Eyewear Enter into Exclusive Partnership
Society43 Enters into Partnership with NBA
Hoya Vision Care Takes Over Optotal Hoya
Luxottica Takes Over Sun Planet Retail Chain
Safilo Acquires Polaroid Eyewear Business
Vera Bradley and McGee Renew Licensing Agreement
Missoni Enters into License Agreement
Marchon Enters into Agreement with Chloé
Marchon Eyewear Acquires Dragon Alliance

8. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN THE RECENT PAST A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER

Menicon to Take Over W.I. System
Luxottica to Acquire Erroca
Acon Investments Acquires Refac Optical Group
Luxottica and Armani Enter into Preliminary Licensing Agreement
Luxottica and Armani Group Sign Letter of Intent for Licensing
Marchon Enters into Licensing Agreement with Salvatore Ferragamo

9. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

Carl Zeiss AG (Germany)
De Rigo S.p.A. (Italy)
Essilor International (France)
Hoya Corporation (Japan)
Indo Internacional, S.A. (Spain)
Luxottica Group S.p.A. (Italy)
Oakley, Inc. (USA)
Safilo Group S.p.A. (Italy)
TEK Optical Canada (Canada)

10. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 22: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23: World Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24: World 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Volume Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lenses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26: World Historic Review for Lenses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27: World 15-Year Perspective for Lenses by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Volume Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 28: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lenses by Material Type
Glass Lenses, Plastic Lenses, and MHI & Polycarbonate Lenses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29: World Historic Review for Lenses by Material Type
Glass Lenses, Plastic Lenses, and MHI & Polycarbonate Lenses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 30: World 15-Year Perspective for Lenses by Material Type
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Volume Sales for Glass Lenses, Plastic Lenses, and MHI & Polycarbonate Lenses Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Lenses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32: World Historic Review for Glass Lenses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33: World 15-Year Perspective for Glass Lenses by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Volume Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plastic Lenses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35: World Historic Review for Plastic Lenses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 36: World 15-Year Perspective for Plastic Lenses by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Volume Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 37: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for MHI & Polycarbonate Lenses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38: World Historic Review for MHI & Polycarbonate Lenses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39: World 15-Year Perspective for MHI & Polycarbonate Lenses by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Volume Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 40: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 41: World Historic Review for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 42: World 15-Year Perspective for Lenses by Design Type- Percentage Breakdown of Unit Volume Sales for Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Single Vision Lenses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 44: World Historic Review for Single Vision Lenses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 45: World 15-Year Perspective for Single Vision Lenses by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Volume Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 46: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bifocal Lenses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 47: World Historic Review for Bifocal Lenses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 48: World 15-Year Perspective for Bifocal Lenses by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Volume Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 49: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Progressive Addition Lenses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 50: World Historic Review for Progressive Addition Lenses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 51: World 15-Year Perspective for Progressive Addition Lenses by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Volume Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 52: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Frames by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 53: World Historic Review for Frames by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 54: World 15-Year Perspective for Frames by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Volume Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 55: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Frames by Product Segment
Metal and Plastic Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 56: World Historic Review for Frames by Product Segment- Metal and Plastic Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 57: World 15-Year Perspective for Frames by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Volume Sales for Metal and Plastic Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 58: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Metal Frames by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 59: World Historic Review for Metal Frames by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 60: World 15-Year Perspective for Metal Frames by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Volume Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 61: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plastic Frames by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 62: World Historic Review for Plastic Frames by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 63: World 15-Year Perspective for Plastic Frames by Geographic Region -Percentage Breakdown of Unit Volume Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 64: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sunglasses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 65: World Historic Review for Sunglasses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 66: World 15-Year Perspective for Sunglasses by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Volume Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 67: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sunglasses by Product Segment
Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 68: World Historic Review for Sunglasses by Product Segment
Premium-Priced and Popular- Priced Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 69: World 15-Year Perspective for Sunglasses by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Volume Sales for Premium-Priced and Popular- Priced Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 70: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Premium-Priced Sunglasses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 71: World Historic Review for Premium-Priced Sunglasses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 72: World 15-Year Perspective for Premium- Priced Sunglasses by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Volume Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 73: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Popular-Priced Sunglasses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 74: World Historic Review for Popular-Priced Sunglasses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 75: World 15-Year Perspective for Popular-Priced Sunglasses by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Volume Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 76: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 77: World Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 78: World 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-133 Table 79: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lenses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 80: World Historic Review for Lenses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 81: World 15-Year Perspective for Lenses by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 82: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Frames by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 83: World Historic Review for Frames by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 84: World 15-Year Perspective for Frames by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 85: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sunglasses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 86: World Historic Review for Sunglasses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 87: World 15-Year Perspective for Sunglasses by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

A.Market Analysis
US Eyeglasses Market Gains Momentum from Positive Demographic Factors and Obamacare
Consumer Profile
Distribution Dynamics
Manufacturing Standards for Sunglasses
American National Standards, Inc. (ANSI) and FDA Voluntary Labeling
Standards for Labeling Three Categories of Lenses
FDA Issues Import Alert 86-07 Blocking Imported Eyeglasses Lenses with Poor Impact Resistance
Noteworthy Trends & Growth Drivers
North America- A Land of Opportunities for Prescription Eyewear
Table 88: North American Vision Insurance Coverage (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Population Insured by Employer, Insured by Government, and Not Insured (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Aging Population: A Definite Market Opportunity
Table 89: US Eyewear Market by Age Group (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Number of Eyewear Users for the Age Groups 18-34 Years, 35-44 Years, 45-54 Years, 55-64 Years, and 65+ Years (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Increased Replacements Augur Well for the US Eyeglasses Market
Increased Level of Health Awareness
US Eyewear Market Takes on Oligopolistic Characteristics
Brick and Mortar Stores and Online Retailers Battle for Market Share
Table 90: The US Retail Sales of Frames by Channel (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Chain Stores, Departmental Stores, Independent Retailers, Mass Merchandisers, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 91: The US Retail Sales of Lenses by Channel (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Chain Stores, Departmental Stores, Independent Retailers, Mass Merchandisers, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 92: The US Retail Sales of Sunglasses by Channel (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Chain Stores, Departmental Stores, Independent Retailers, Mass Merchandisers, Specialty Stores, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Bifocals: Edged Aside by Progressive Lenses
New Raw Materials Challenge Polycarbonate in Lens Manufacture
Plastic Versions Dominate the Lenses & Frames Market in the US
Polarized Lenses and Premium Products to Drive Growth of Sunglasses Market
Table 93: North American Sunglasses Market by Product Segments (2013 &2020P): Percentage Breakdown of Sales Revenues for Discount/Value and Premium (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Evolving Market Segments Augur Well for Sunglasses Market
Frames With Retro Designs and Eco-friendly Materials Allure Consumers
Product Introductions/Developments
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Player
B.Market Analytics
Table 94: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group/ Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular- Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 95: US Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 96: US 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular- Priced) Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 97: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 98: US Historic Review for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 99: US 15-Year Perspective for Lenses by Design Type
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 100: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 101: US Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 102: US 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

A.Market Analysis
Market Overview & Outlook
Regulations Stifle Competition in Ontario Eyewear Market
Sunglasses- A Highly Desired Fashion Accessory of Canadian Consumers
Ageing Population to Drive Growth
Understanding Canadian Consumers
Product Introductions
Strategic Corporate Development
Key Player
B.Market Analytics
Table 103: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 104: Canadian Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 105: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 106: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 107: Canadian Historic Review for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 108: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Lenses by Design Type
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 109: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 110: Canadian Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 111: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38 3. JAPAN
A.Market Analysis
Resurgent Economy, Demographic and Lifestyle Factors to Boost Sales of Eyewear in Japan
Global Downturn Encourages Acquisition of Small & Mid Size Retailers
A Key Trend
Intense Competition in Distribution Channels Drags Down Product Prices
Key Market Findings
Table 112: Japanese Eyeglass Market (2011): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Key Player
B.Market Analytics
Table 113: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 114: Japanese Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium- Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 115: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 116: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 117: Japanese Historic Review for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 118: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Lenses by Design Type
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 119: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 120: Japanese Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 121: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50 4. EUROPE
A.Market Analysis
Market Overview & Outlook
Ageing Demography to Drive Sales
Stiff Market Competition Drives Innovation in the European Eyeglasses Market
Inclination towards Asian Sourcing
Table 122: Average Replacement Cycle for Frames in Europe by Country
Germany, Spain, France, UK, and Italy
Table 123: European Sunglasses Market by Type of Sunglasses (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Plano & Prescription Sunglasses (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
B.Market Analytics
Table 124: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Geographic Region
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 125: European Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Geographic Region
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 126: European 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 127: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular- Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 128: European Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium- Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 129: European 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 130: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 131: European Historic Review for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 132: European 15-Year Perspective for Lenses by Design Type
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 133: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Geographic Region
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 134: European Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Geographic Region
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 135: European 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 136: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 137: European Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 138: European 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets for Years 2006, 2014& 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4a. FRANCE
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
French Eyewear Market Remains Upbeat Despite Economic Gloom
Lenses and Frames Market to Drive Growth
Strategic Corporate Development
Key Player
B.Market Analytics
Table 139: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 140: French Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 141: French 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 142: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 143: French Historic Review for Lenses by Design Type- Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 144: French 15-Year Perspective for Lenses by Design Type
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 145: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 146: French Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 147: French 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78 4b. GERMANY
A.Market Analysis
German Eyewear Market Witnesses Effervescent Growth, Pioneering Trends in Retail
Eyeglasses Production and Distribution Landscape
Spectacles Market
Sunglasses Market
Channels of Distribution
Key Player
B.Market Analytics
Table 148: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular- Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 149: German Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 150: German 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 151: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 152: German Historic Review for Lenses by Design Type- Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 153: German 15-Year Perspective for Lenses by Design Type
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 154: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 155: German Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 156: German 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4c. ITALY
A.Market Analysis
Italy Eyewear Sales Growth Marred by Economic and Political Turmoil
Highly Fragmented and Competitive Market
Small Frames and Lenses in High Demand
Purchase Behavior of Teenagers and Tweens
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 157: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 158: Italian Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 159: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 160: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 161: Italian Historic Review for Lenses by Design Type- Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 162: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Lenses by Design Type
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 163: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 164: Italian Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 165: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-103 4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM
A.Market Analysis
Consumers Remain Wary of Spending on Eyewear Products
Market Overview
Sunglasses Emerge as a Lucrative Segment for Eyewear Manufacturers
Key Statistical Findings
Table 166: UK Sunglass Frames Market by Material Type (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Product Introduction
B.Market Analytics
Table 167: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group/ Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular- Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 168: UK Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 169: UK 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 170: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 171: UK Historic Review for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 172: UK 15-Year Perspective for Lenses by Design Type- Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 173: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 174: UK Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 175: UK 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4e. SPAIN
A.Market Analysis
Spanish Eyeglasses Market Continues Dismal Track Record
Market Overview
Open to Foreign Production
Sunglasses Market
Monopolized by Few Large Manufacturers
Key Player
B.Market Analytics
Table 176: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 177: Spanish Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium- Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 178: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 179: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 180: Spanish Historic Review for Lenses by Design Type- Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 181: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Lenses by Design Type
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 182: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 183: Spanish Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 184: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-125 4f. RUSSIA
A.Market Analysis
Demographic Factors Portend to Solid Growth Prospects for Eyewear in Russia
Optical Retail Chains Gaining Ground
B.Market Analytics
Table 185: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 186: Russian Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 187: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 188: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 189: Russian Historic Review for Lenses by Design Type- Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 190: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Lenses by Design Type
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 191: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 192: Russian Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 193: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4g. REST OF EUROPE
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Noteworthy Trends
Demographic and Lifestyle Factors Drive Prescription Eyeglasses Sales in Poland
Swedish Market to Register Healthy Growth, Online Stores Gain Traction
Weak Economic Climate Triggers Price- Sensitivity among Dutch Consumers
Turkey Market Witnesses Robust Growth
Ukraine Eyeglasses Stifled by Political and Economic Turmoil
Swiss Opportunities on the Cards
B.Market Analytics
Table 194: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 195: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium- Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 196: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group/ Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium- Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 197: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 198: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 199: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Lenses by Design Type
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 200: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 201: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 202: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Asia-Pacific
A Lucrative Market for Eyeglasses
Blossoming Market for Lenses
A Dual Purpose Destination
B.Market Analytics
Table 203: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Geographic Region
China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 204: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Geographic Region
China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 205: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 206: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 207: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 208: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group/ Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium- Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 209: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 210: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 211: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Lenses by Design Type
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 212: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Geographic Region
China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 213: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Geographic Region
China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 214: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 215: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 216: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 217: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5a. CHINA
A.Market Analysis
Bright Outlook for Eyewear Despite Slowdown
Table 218: Visual Correction Requirement within Chinese Population (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Population Already Using Corrective Products, Requiring Correction, and Without Eyesight Problems (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 219: Visual Correction Requirement within Chinese Population by Age Groups (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Individuals of Age Up to 24 years, 25- 50 years, and Above 50 years (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
China Emerging as World’s Leading Producer and Consumer of Eyeglasses
Production Scenario
Table 220: Chinese Eyeglasses Market by Scale of Enterprise (2013): Percentage Breakdown of No. of Companies and Sales Revenues for Large-scale Enterprises, Medium-scale Enterprises, and Small- scale Enterprises (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Danyang
The Main Production Hub for Sunglasses
Shenzhen Henggang: OEM Hub for Hong Kong Branded Eyeglass Manufacturers
Wenzhou: Horizons for Growth
Distribution Scenario
Challenges Facing Chinese Eyewear Industry
Uneven Distribution of Production Bases
Irrational Product Mix
Weak International Representation
Weak R&D Ability
Absence of Domestic Marketing and Distribution Network
Lack of Strong Brand Value
Complete Professional Training System
Key Trends
Demand for Fashionable Eyeglasses on the Rise
Table 221: Chinese Eyeglass Frames Sales by Product Category (2013 &2020P): Percentage Breakdown of Sales Volumes for Discount/Value, Mass Market, and Luxury & Premium Frames (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Increasing Focus on Innovative Sunglasses Designs
Competitive Scenario
Intense Competition in the Chinese Eyeglasses Market
Franchise Operations Gain Importance
Leading Global Companies Eye Chinese Eyewear Market
Regulations Governing Spectacles Exports
B.Market Analytics
Table 222: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 223: Chinese Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 224: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group/ Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium- Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 225: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 226: Chinese Historic Review for Lenses by Design Type- Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 227: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Lenses by Design Type
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5b. INDIA
A.Market Analysis
Indian Market Driven by Needs-Based Purchases, Popularity of Branded Eyewear Grows
Major Trends
Indian Market Transitions from Utilitarian to High-Quality, Fashionable Eyewear
Metros and Larger Cities- Major Growth Drivers
Table 228: Indian Sunglasses Sales by Geographic Region (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Sales Volume for Eastern India, North India, South India, and Western India (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Women Drive Growth in Indian Sunglasses Market
Designer Label Sunglasses Gaining Traction in Indian Market
Young Demography Augurs Strong Prospects for Indian Sunglasses Market
Imported Products- Lifeline of Indian Optical Sector
Economic Liberalization Fuels Growth of Organized Sector
Competitive Landscape
Product Introductions
B.Market Analytics
Table 229: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 230: Indian Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 231: Indian 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group/ Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium- Priced and Popular- Priced) Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 232: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 233: Indian Historic Review for Lenses by Design Type- Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 234: Indian 15-Year Perspective for Lenses by Design Type
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Focus on Select Markets
Australia
Market Overview
Major Trends
Vision Correction and Graying Population Jacks Growth
Budget and Online Eyewear Stores Attract Consumers En Masse
Table 235: Australian Eyewear Market by Leading Vendors (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Big W Vision, Blink, Eyecare Plus, EyeQ, National Pharmacies, OPSM/Luxottica, Optical Superstore, Provision, Specsavers, 1001, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Consumers Display Increasing Affinity for Fashionable Eyeglasses
Health Insurance Fund Influencing Choice of Optical Dispenser
New Zealand
Hong Kong
Weaker Economic Indicators Rub Sheen Off of Hong Kong Eyewear Market
Manufacturers Perspective
Hong Kong Eyewear Makers Challenging Italian Producers
The Chinese Connection
Outsourcing of Frame Production to Hong Kong Gaining Ground
Industry Trends
Offshore Outsourcing Enables Industry to Focus on Brand Management
Downstream Expansion
Growing Focus on Quality
OBM & ODM Trends
Retail Opportunities in China
Product Trends
Trend Towards Lightweight Material
Fashion Brands & Designer Labels to Make a Mark
Lenses Sport New Properties
Frames Being Designed for Trendy Look
Frame Raw Materials
Greater Dependence on Imports
Sales Channels
Regulatory Norms Governing Exports
Promotional Activity
Spectacles for All Categories
Q-Mark Certification
South Korea
Spectacles Losing Out to Sunglasses and Contact Lenses in South Korea
International Brands Rule the Roost
Singapore
The Lenses Market
Frames and Sunglasses Market
Distribution Channel
End-Users
High Occurrence of Myopia Among Singaporeans
High-Receptivity to the US, Italian, and Japanese Brands
Taiwan
Demographic and Lifestyle Factors to Spur Sales of Prescription Eyeglasses in Taiwan
Eyewear Industry to Manufacture High-Value Eyewear Products
China
A Major Market for Leading Taiwanese Optical Lens Makers
Thailand
Thai Market Holds Strong Promise for Novel and Fashionable Eyeglasses
Strategic Corporate Development
B.Market Analytics
Table 236: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 237: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 238: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group/ Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium- Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 239: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 240: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 241: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Lenses by Design Type
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. LATIN AMERICA

A.Market Analysis
Outlook
B.Market Analytics
Table 242: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Geographic Region
Brazil, and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 243: Latin American Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Geographic Region
Brazil, and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 244: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Brazil, and Rest of Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 245: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular- Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 246: Latin American Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 247: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group/ Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium- Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 248: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 249: Latin American Historic Review for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 250: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Lenses by Design Type
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 251: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Geographic Region
Brazil, and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 252: Latin American Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Geographic Region
Brazil, and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 253: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Brazil, and Rest of Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 254: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 255: Latin American Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 256: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
6a. BRAZIL
A.Market Analysis
Improving Economic conditions to Boost Uptake of Eyewear Products
Market Overview
Table 257: Brazilian Eyeglass Frames Sales by Product Category (2013 &2020P): Percentage Breakdown of Sales Volumes for Discount/Value, Luxury & Premium, and Mass Market Frames (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Strategic Corporate Development
B.Market Analytics
Table 258: Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 259: Brazilian Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 260: Brazilian 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group/ Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium- Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 261: Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 262: Brazilian Historic Review for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 263: Brazilian 15-Year Perspective for Lenses by Design Type
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
6b. REST OF LATIN AMERICA
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Focus on Select Markets
Chile
Mexico
Intense Competition Drives Growth in Mexican Market
Argentina
Argentinean Eyewear Market Weakened by Economic Doldrums, Import Restrictions
Competitive Landscape
Table 264: Argentinean Spectacles Market by Leading Players (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Interoptica Andina S.A., Ranieri Argentina S.A., and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
B.Market Analytics
Table 265: Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 266: Rest of Latin America Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 267: Rest of Latin America 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group/ Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium- Priced and Popular- Priced) Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 268: Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 269: Rest of Latin America Historic Review for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 270: Rest of Latin America 15-Year Perspective for Lenses by Design Type
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. REST OF WORLD

A.Market Analysis
Outlook
High-End Products Gaining Ground
Middle East
Market Information
Economic Recovery to Drive Growth of UAE Luxury Sunglasses Market
South African Eyewear Market Remains Untapped
B.Market Analytics
Table 271: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 272: Rest of World Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group/Segment
Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium- Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 273: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group/ Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Lenses (Glass, Plastic, and MHI & Polycarbonate), Frames (Metal and Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium- Priced and Popular-Priced) Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 274: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 275: Rest of World Historic Review for Lenses by Design Type
Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 276: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Lenses by Design Type
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Single Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 277: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 278: Rest of World Historic Review for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 279: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Eyeglasses by Product Group
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Lenses, Frames, and Sunglasses Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 322 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries 366)
The United States (103)
Canada (9)
Japan (7)
Europe (147)
France (27)
Germany (33)
The United Kingdom (16)
Italy (35)
Spain (4)
Rest of Europe (32)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (89)
Latin America (9)
Middle East (2)

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