Sunglasses in South Africa

Sunglasses in South Africa

Demand for sunglasses was already declining in South Africa prior to the emergence of COVID-19, due to an unstable economy, rising unemployment and decreasing disposable incomes, particularly amongst low- to mid-income consumers. While more educated consumers understand the importance of protecting their eyes from the sun’s glare, the much higher than average unit price of sunglasses within overall eyewear makes them a more discretionary item, and worn as an accessory amongst younger affluent co...

Euromonitor International's Sunglasses in South Africa report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data (2015-2019), allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. It identifies the leading companies, the leading brands and offers strategic analysis of key factors influencing the market – be they new product developments, distribution or pricing issues. Forecasts to 2024 illustrate how the market is set to change.

Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

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Sunglasses in South Africa
Euromonitor International
September 2020
Declining demand for sunglasses amidst unstable economy and weak consumer sentiment exacerbated by emergence of COVID-19 and lockdown in 2020
Luxury designer brands lead sunglasses in 2019 but more affordable private label and low-cost lines from mixed retailers perform well due to increasing price sensitivity
Apparel and footwear specialist retailers offer expanding range of sunglasses attracting younger consumers of fast fashion
Strengthening decline predicted for sunglasses due to further economic instability as consumers prioritise their spending
While younger affluent South Africans will continue to be influenced by social media and global trends, pandemic is likely to slow new product development of sunglasses
Table 1 Sales of Sunglasses: Volume 2015-2020
Table 2 Sales of Sunglasses: Value 2015-2020
Table 3 Sales of Sunglasses: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 4 Sales of Sunglasses: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 5 NBO Company Shares of Sunglasses: % Value 2015-2019
Table 6 LBN Brand Shares of Sunglasses: % Value 2016-2019
Table 7 Distribution of Sunglasses by Format: % Value 2015-2020
Table 8 Forecast Sales of Sunglasses: Volume 2020-2025
Table 9 Forecast Sales of Sunglasses: Value 2020-2025
Table 10 Forecast Sales of Sunglasses: % Volume Growth 2020-2025
Table 11 Forecast Sales of Sunglasses: % Value Growth 2020-2025
COVID-19 impact on eyewear
COVID-19 country impact
Company response
Retailing shift
What next for eyewear?
Table 12 Sales of Eyewear by Category: Volume 2015-2020
Table 13 Sales of Eyewear by Category: Value 2015-2020
Table 14 Sales of Eyewear by Category: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 15 Sales of Eyewear by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 16 NBO Company Shares of Eyewear: % Value 2015-2019
Table 17 LBN Brand Shares of Eyewear: % Value 2016-2019
Table 18 Distribution of Eyewear by Format: % Value 2015-2020
Table 19 Forecast Sales of Eyewear by Category: Volume 2020-2025
Table 20 Forecast Sales of Eyewear by Category: Value 2020-2025
Table 21 Forecast Sales of Eyewear by Category: % Volume Growth 2020-2025
Table 22 Forecast Sales of Eyewear by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
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