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Glasses & Contacts Wholesaling in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Glasses & Contacts Wholesaling in the US

Revenue growth for the Glasses and Contacts Wholesaling industry during the period is in part a result of favorable economic conditions. As per capita disposable income increased, consumers were more able and willing to purchase eyeglasses and sunglasses. In addition, as the number of adults aged 50 and above increased, demand for eyewear increased. During the period, major companies within the industry also consolidated in an attempt to increase their market shares and profit margins by benefiting from economies of scale. and from optometrists and eyecare professionals are expected to continue rising over the next five years. In addition, the industry will continue to benefit from the growing incidence of age-related eye problems, such as macular degeneration, which will continue to drive consumer demand for prescription eyewear.

Operators in this industry sell eyeglasses, contact lenses, sunglasses, eyeglass frames and reading glasses to eyecare professionals and retailers. This industry also includes distributors that resell professional equipment and instruments.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Number of adults aged 50 and older
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2018)
    • Table Business Locations 2018
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Enterprises by employment size
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table Luxottica Group SpA (US wholesaling segment) - financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
    • Table Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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