U.S. Eyewear Industry - Statistics & Facts

The global eyewear market was valued at approximately 131.32 billion U.S. dollars in 2018. Vision care is a multi-billion U.S. dollar market in the United States. The eyewear market in the United States has increased every year since 2014. This market has three main categories: spectacles, sunglasses, and contact lenses.

Operating 4,348 retail stores throughout North America, Luxottica was one of the leading optical retailers in the United States in 2018, with about 2.5 billion U.S. dollars worth of sales. In 2018, the Luxottica Group had global sales that amounted to approximately 8.93 billion U.S. dollars. Luxottica is one of the largest eyewear companies in the world, responsible for such brands as Ray-Ban, Persol, Oakley and many others. In 2017, Luxottica and Essilor, another eyewear powerhouse, agreed a merger to create EssilorLuxottica. The eyewear market will continue to grow as long as manufacturers continue to adhere to the constant demands and trends of the consumer.

While Luxottica retail stores are a popular specialist outlet for eyewear purchases among U.S. consumers, retailers such as Walmart and Costco also cater to consumers eyewear needs. As of 2018, 20.77 percent of respondents aged 30 to 49 years stated that they had bought glasses or contact lenses from Walmart Optical in the past 12 months. Another popular channel for eyewear purchases among U.S. consumers was at a doctor's office.

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