The National Average for Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Declined Sharply for Week of Nov. 22-28, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 12:27 AM NEW YORK—While the national average for gross revenue at ECP locations declined sharply last week, Nov. 22-28, due to the Thanksgiving holiday, its index level still fell right between where this optical category was at this same point in time (Week 48) during both 2019 (1 index point above) and last year (2 index points below), according to Jobson’s most recent Practice Performance Tracker. All optical categories experienced large decreases in sales last week due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

The National Average for Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Decreased for Week of Nov. 15-21, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

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Wednesday, November 24, 2021 12:33 AM NEW YORK—The national average for gross revenue at ECP locations decreased last week, Nov. 15-21, at a rate of -2 index points, according to Jobson’s most recent Practice Performance Tracker. That brings gross revenue to a level below where it was at this point in time (Week 47) during both 2019 (1 index point below) and last year (7 index points below). Sales decreased in all optical categories when comparing last week with the previous week (Nov. 8-14) at rates ranging from -4 index points for frame units to -1 index point for exams/refractions and contact lenses.

National Average for Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Increased for Week of Nov. 8-14, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

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Wednesday, November 17, 2021 12:24 AM NEW YORK—The national average for gross revenue at ECP locations increased last week, Nov. 8-14, at a rate of 4 index points, according to Jobson’s most recent Practice Performance Tracker. That brings gross revenue to a level of 3 index points above where it was at this point in time (Week 46) during 2019 and 4 index points below where it was during Week 46 of last year. Sales increased in all optical categories, except contact lens, at a rate of 4 index points when comparing last week with the previous week of Nov. 1-7.

Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Remains Flat for Week of Nov. 1-7, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

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Wednesday, November 10, 2021 12:24 AM NEW YORK—The national average for gross revenue at ECP locations was unchanged last week, Nov. 1-7, according to Jobson’s most recent Practice Performance Tracker. That leaves gross revenue at the same level (104 index points) where it was at this point in time (Week 45) during 2019 and 7 index points below where it was during Week 45 of last year. All optical sales categories, except exams/refractions, remained flat when comparing last week with the previous week, Oct. 25-31.

National Average for Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Decreased for Week of Oct. 25-31, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

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Wednesday, November 3, 2021 12:30 AM NEW YORK—The national average for gross revenue at ECP locations decreased slightly last week, Oct. 25-31, at a rate of -1 index point. That leaves gross revenue 6 index points above where it was at this point in time (Week 44) during 2019 and 3 index points below where it was during Week 44 of last year, according to Jobson’s most recent Practice Performance Tracker. All optical sales categories decreased last week at a rate of -1 index point when comparing last week with the previous week of Oct. 18-24.

The National Average for Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Increased for Week of Oct. 18-24, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

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Wednesday, October 27, 2021 12:30 AM NEW YORK—The national average for gross revenue at ECP locations increased last week, Oct. 18-24, at a rate of 6 index points. That leaves gross revenue 8 index points above where it was at this point in time (Week 43) during 2019 and 4 index points below where it was during Week 43 of last year, according to Jobson’s most recent Practice Performance Tracker. All optical sales categories increased last week at rates of 4 index points (for contact lenses), 5 index points (for frame units and lens pairs), and 6 index points (for gross revenue and exams/refractions) when comparing last week with the previous week of Oct. 11-17.

The National Average for Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Decreased for Week of Oct. 11-17, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

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Wednesday, October 20, 2021 12:24 AM NEW YORK—The national average for gross revenue at ECP locations decreased last week, Oct. 11-17, at a rate of -2 index points. That leaves gross revenue 1 index point above where it was at this point in time (Week 42) during 2019 and 8 index points below where it was during Week 42 of last year., according to Jobson’s most recent Practice Performance Tracker. Optical sales were either flat or down last week at rates ranging from 0 to -5 index points.

National Average for Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Decreased for Week of Oct. 4-10, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

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Thursday, October 14, 2021 12:21 AM NEW YORK—The national average for gross revenue at ECP locations decreased last week, Oct. 4-10, at a rate of -1 index point. That leaves gross revenue 5 index points above where it was at this point in time (Week 41) during 2019 and 6 index points below where it was during Week 41 of last year, according to Jobson’s most recent Practice Performance Tracker. U.S. optical sales were either flat or down slightly last week at rates ranging from 0 to -3 index points.

Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Increased for the Week of Sept. 27 – Oct. 3, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

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Wednesday, October 6, 2021 12:30 AM NEW YORK—The national average for gross revenue at ECP locations increased last week (Sept. 27-Oct. 3) at a rate of 2 index points. That leaves gross revenue 4 index points above where it was at this point in time (Week 40) during 2019 and 7 index points below where it was during Week 40 of last year, according to Jobson’s most recent Practice Performance Tracker. Optical sales increased across the board last week at rates ranging from 1 index point to 4 index points.

Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Increased Slightly for the Week of Sept. 20-26, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

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Wednesday, September 29, 2021 12:24 AM NEW YORK—The national average for gross revenue at ECP locations increased slightly last week, Sept. 20-26, at a rate of 1 index point. That leaves gross revenue 2 index points above where it was at this point in time (Week 39) during 2019 and 9 index points below where it was during Week 39 of 2020, according to Jobson’s most recent Practice Performance Tracker. There was little change in optical sales categories last week, with two categories increasing, two categories decreasing, and one category remaining flat.

Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Rebounded for the Week of Sept. 13-19, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

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Wednesday, September 22, 2021 12:33 AM NEW YORK—The national average for gross revenue at ECP locations increased last week, Sept. 13-19, at a rate of 18 index points, regaining most of the 20 index points this category lost the previous week (Sept. 6-12) due to Labor Day falling on Sept. 6. That leaves gross revenue 3 index points above where it was at this point in time (Week 38) during 2019 and 10 index points below where it was during Week 38 of last year, according to Jobson’s most recent Practice Performance Tracker.

National Average for Gross Revenue Fell Dramatically for the Week of Sept. 6 to 12, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

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Thursday, September 16, 2021 12:30 AM NEW YORK—The national average for gross revenue at ECP locations fell dramatically, by 20 index points last week (Sept. 6-12) due to Labor Day falling on Monday, Sept.6. When comparing this with the same week (Week 37) of the previous two years, 2021 was comparable to 2020 because Labor Day also fell within Week 37 of 2020 but not 2019, according to Jobson’s most recent Practice Performance Tracker. All optical sales categories decreased substantially last week because of the Labor Day holiday.

Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Decreased for the Week of Aug. 30 to Sept. 5, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

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Friday, September 10, 2021 12:30 AM NEW YORK—The national average for gross revenue at ECP locations fell last week, Aug. 30-Sept. 5, at a rate of -4 index points, likely impacted in part by the holiday weekend, although the actual Monday Labor Day holiday occurred one day after the period within which the numbers were tallied for last week (Week 36), according to Jobson’s most recent Practice Performance Tracker. In 2019, the actual Monday Labor Day holiday did fall within Week 36 of 2019 but not in 2020.

Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Remains Unchanged Compared to Week of Aug. 16-22, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

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Wednesday, September 1, 2021 12:24 AM NEW YORK—The national average for gross revenue at ECP locations remained unchanged when comparing last week (Aug. 23-29) with the previous week (Aug. 16-22). This brings gross revenue to a level slightly above where it was at this point in time (Week 35) in 2019 but slightly below where it was at this time last year, according to Jobson’s most recent Practice Performance Tracker. All optical sales categories were either flat or down slightly when comparing last week with the previous week.

Gross Revenue Declined for Week of Aug. 16-22, Jobson’s Latest Weekly Practice Performance Tracker Shows

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Wednesday, August 25, 2021 12:30 AM NEW YORK—Gross revenue declined slightly last week (Aug. 16-22) along with the four other optical sales categories, all of which declined at a rate of -2 index points. This leaves the national average for gross revenue at ECP locations at this point (Week 34) in 2021 only 1 index point below where it was at this same time in 2019 and 6 index points below where it was last year at this time, according to Jobson’s most recent Practice Performance Tracker.