Global Sports Sunglasses Market to Exceed $1.78 Billion by 2024 - Dominated by EssilorLuxottica, Nike, Bugaboss Eyewear Corporation, Liberty Sport, Safilo Group, and Under Armour -

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The global sports sunglasses market was valued at USD 1,460.9 million in 2018 and is expected to reach USD 1,788.1 million by 2024, at an estimated CAGR of 3.53% during the forecast period, 2019-2024.

There are certain key factors driving the market studied, such as a rise in consumers' disposable incomes, owing to which they seek branded, well-designed, and quality products, consumers preference toward replacing sports sunglasses, along with the increase in preference toward maintaining a luxury living that also speaks about societal status by retaining high-end commodities. Such factors are anticipated to shape the market studied in the near future.

Over the past few years, sports products have been witnessing a growing adaptation rate based on factors, such as awareness about physical fitness, experiences of adventure, and development of skills and abilities. The onset of engagement in sports activities, such as running, cycling, mountain biking, hiking, skiing, and backpacking, has led to a surge in demand for recreational clothing and equipment, thereby, facilitating the growth of the market studied.

Key Market Trends

Growing Popularity of Outdoor Sports Activities

There is a rise in the number of people entering the global workforce, and a significant share among them is more likely to embrace sports and fitness as a part of recreational activities, which is again, aligned with the altering lifestyle preferences. Endurance sports have also paved a strong ground for enthusiasts to grab the varieties in sports accessories, thereby, positively driving the sports sunglasses sales worldwide. The rate of participation in outdoor activities, such as the United Kingdom's first open water 10K event, Heliskiing across Canada, Tour de France, and Ironman 70.3 Pays d'Aix, have scaled over the past few years.

Along with it, brands, such as Persol, Mr. Leight, Prada Linea Rossa, and Cartier, are facilitating consumers with latest designs in the sports sunglasses market, specifically targeting the skiing and winter sports enthusiasts. The affluent societies across developed countries are anticipated to have high average incomes, making them capable enough to pursue recreational and outdoor activities. This is also linked with convenience culture, where the rise of empowered consumers are seeking out for more choices within activities, along with changing work patterns that facilitate them to use the desired time in a flexible manner.

North America Dominates the Global Market

Sports enthusiasts and professionals in the United States who play sports, like golf, running, cycling, tennis, water sports, snow sports, cricket, etc., need sunglasses that protect their eyes and look good on them. Hence, the demand for sports sunglasses is high in the United States. EssilorLuxottica is a major player of the US sports sunglasses market, with brands, like Oakley that provides a wide range of products with superior quality. Sportspersons prefer wearing sunglasses, as it controls light, which automatically enhances the performance of the player.

Eye injuries are the leading cause of blindness in children, in the United States, and 90% of sports-related eye injuries can be avoided with the use of protective eyewear. The demand for safety is enhancing the demand for sports sunglasses. The companies manufacturing sports sunglasses in the United States are increasing their brand visibility, by hiring popular sportspersons to endorse their brands. Golf players, such as Bubba Watson, Rafa Cabrera Bello, Hideki Matsuyama, and Derek Ernst, endorse the Oakley brand of Luxxotica.

Competitive Landscape

The global sports sunglasses market is a highly fragmented market and comprises of regional and international competitors. The market is dominated by players EssilorLuxottica, Nike, Bugaboss Eyewear Corporation, Liberty Sport, Safilo Group, and Under Armour.

The leading players in the sports sunglasses market enjoy a dominant presence worldwide. These players focus to leverage opportunities posed by emerging markets to expand their product portfolio, thus they can cater to the requirements for various sports, especially for aerial and snowboarding sports. Companies compete on different factors, including product offerings, material, design, price, functionality, and marketing activities, in order to gain the competitive advantage in the market.

Key Topics Covered


1.1 Study Deliverables

1.2 Study Assumptions

1.3 Scope of the Study




4.1 Market Overview

4.2 Market Drivers

4.3 Market Restraints

4.4 Porter Five Forces Framework


5.1 Type

5.1.1 Polarized

5.1.2 Non-polarized

5.2 Category

5.2.1 Men Sports Sunglasses

5.2.2 Women Sports Sunglasses

5.2.3 Unisex Sports Sunglasses

5.3 Distribution Channel

5.3.1 Offline Retail Channel

5.3.2 Online Retail Channel

5.4 Geography

5.4.1 North America

5.4.2 Europe

5.4.3 Asia-Pacific

5.4.4 Rest of the World

6 Competitive Landscape

6.1 Most Adopted Strategies

6.2 Market Share Analysis

6.3 Company Profiles

6.3.1 Nike Inc.

6.3.2 Adidas Group

6.3.3 Decathlon Group

6.3.4 Under Armour

6.3.5 Safilo Group S.p.A.

6.3.6 EssilorLuxoticca

6.3.7 Columbia Sportswear Company

6.3.8 Rawlings Sportings Good Inc.

6.3.9 Rudy Project S.p.A.

6.3.10 Liberty Sport Inc.

6.3.11 Julbo S.A.

6.3.12 Bugaboos Eyewear Corporation


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For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
Related Topics: Eye Care and Eyewear