Athletic Shoe Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Athletic Shoe Stores Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Apparel & Accessories Stores | Nov 2012

Running smoothly: Higher consumer sentiment and disposable incomes will stabilize revenue

IBISWorld’s Athletic Shoe Stores market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 07-12
Annual Growth 12-17
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Athletic Shoe Stores industry ran through some rough times when the recession decelerated the US economy. However, the industry got back on track as more Americans became aware of the growing obesity trend, and consumer incomes increased. As the trend toward exercising increases, so will industry sales; but, these sales will level off as more people use the athletic shoes they bought coming out of the recession, slowing revenue. This may put downward pressure on industry profit margins, but will not likely have a detrimental effect.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Athletic Shoe Stores industry is expected to grow at a faster pace than the overall economy in the 10 years to 2017. The industry rebounded strongly from poor performance during the recession on the back of improved consumer confidence as well as a health trend to exercise, which stimulated revenue to grow strongly and continue to do so through 2017. Profit margins also expanded quickly as firms eliminated discounts after consumers were more willing to pay for higher-priced athletic shoes. Therefore, the industry's contribution to the economy, as measured by the industry value-added (IVA), is projected to increase at an annualized rate of 8.2% in the 10 years to 2017. GDP is forecast to grow an average of 1.8% over the same period... purchase to read more


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What is the Athletic Shoe Stores Industry?

This industry includes retailers that primarily sell athletic shoes, such as running shoes, basketball shoes and sneakers; these stores may also sell apparel. Stores that primarily sell specialty sports footwear, such as golf shoes, bowling shoes, and spiked shoes, are not included in this industry (included in the Sporting Goods Stores report 45111). Used goods and online sales are also excluded from this industry.

Industry Products
Men's athletic shoesWomen's athletic shoesChildren's athletic shoesApparel
Industry Activities
Retailing sneakersRetailing running shoesRetailing basketball shoesRetailing apparel

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