Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Following revenue declines due to weak consumer purchasing power during the recession, the Shoe Stores industry has recorded growth in each year since 2010. The rebound has primarily been fueled by rising consumer sentiment and per capita disposable income. As the economy continues to recover and consumers loosen their discretionary budgets, the industry is anticipated to fare well. While competition will likely continue to intensify, participants in the Shoe Stores industry can effectively compete by offering exclusive shoe styles... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Operators in the Shoe Stores industry sell a variety of men's, women's and children's shoes. Based on data from the Economic Census, IBISWorld estimates that women's shoes generate 42.4% of industry revenue in 2014. Men's shoes contribute 37.7%, children's shoes account for 15.5% and other footwear and accessories make up the remaining 4.4% of revenue.
Women's non-athletic shoes
The majority of revenue generated by the sales of women's shoes comes from women's non-athletic footwear. Items in this category include high heeled and flat shoes, sandals, boots, loafers and slip-ons. In 2014, this product segment accounts for an estimated 30.5% of revenue. Over the five years to 2014, this category has increased as a share of revenue... purchase to read more