Mintel report: Optical Goods Retailing - UK - February 2021

This report covers core goods and services sold through opticians.

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Products covered in this Report

This Report covers core goods and services sold through opticians including:

  • Eye tests
  • Prescription sunglasses
  • Spectacle frames and lenses (we use the terms glasses and spectacles interchangeably)
  • Contact lenses (including aftercare)
  • Contact lens solutions through opticians, chemists and other outlets
  • Non-prescription sunglasses, including those sold by outlets other than opticians

In addition, this Report includes eyecare solutions, such as Optrex, eyebaths and eye masks, which are used for the treatment of sore and tired eyes.

Issues covered in the Report:
  • The impact of COVID-19 on the optical goods market
  • Channels used to shop for optical goods
  • Reasons why people purchased optical goods online or instore
  • Consumer behaviour towards optical goods
  • Interest in innovations within the optical goods sector

Please note that this report is the copyright property and confidential information of Mintel. License restrictions mean that you may access the report for personal use, but you may not grant access to, sell, pass on, communicate, or distribute any part of this report or its content to any third party. Further information about conditions of use is available on the first page of the report. 


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