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Online Eyeglasses & Contact Lens Sales in the US: Market Research Report

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Online Eyeglasses & Contact Lens Sales Market Research Report | Online Retail | Online Pharmaceutical, Health & Beauty | Aug 2013

Clear vision: Online eyewear sales will soar, as the economic recovery drives consumer spending

The Online Eyeglasses & Contact Lens Sales market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
1-800-Contacts.com 1-800-Contacts.com market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$8bn
Annual Growth 08-13
8.1%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
1,343
Businesses
264
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Online Eyeglasses and Contact Lens Sales industry will experience continued growth over the next five years, after revenue soared during the past five years. Favorable economic conditions and the rising popularity of online shopping will bolster demand, as consumers increasingly value convenience and low prices. Nevertheless, intense internal and external competition will continue to threaten the industry's overall growth.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The geographic spread of establishments in the Online Eyeglasses and Contact Lens Sales industry is not proportional to the population distribution. While largely populated regions are the most important to the industry, the number of establishments per capita varies considerably across the country. This is dissimilar to the rest of the eyewear retail industry, where it is necessary for physical stores to be located near customers. Online retailers only require a warehouse space in which to store goods, which are then delivered to customers via mail.

Major hubs for industry operators include the West, Southeast and the Mid-Atlantic regions. These are the most-populated regions in the United States, but the Southeast has fewer industry establishments per person than the West... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Online Eyeglasses & Contact Lens Sales Industry?

This industry sells optical and eyewear goods over the internet. Merchandise is generally purchased from domestic (in some cases international) manufacturers and wholesalers, and it is then sold to the public.

Industry Products
EyeglassesSunglassesPrescription sunglassesContacts
 
Industry Activities
Retailing prescription and nonprescription eyeglasses over the internetRetailing contact lenses over the internetRetailing sunglasses over the internetRetailing optical accessories over the internet


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