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Shoe Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Shoe Stores Market Research Report | NAICS 44821 | Jul 2014

Next step: Pressure from imports, department stores and online sales will force stores to stay competitive

The Shoe Stores market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$32bn
Annual Growth 09-14
3.0%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
215,247
Businesses
11,066
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

 


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What is the Shoe Stores Industry?

Retailing footwear is the primary function of this industry. The sale of footwear usually involves purchasing footwear from wholesalers and selling it directly to customers. Hosiery and sports footwear, such as golf shoes, bowling shoes and cleats (included in IBISWorld industry report 45111, Sporting Goods Stores) are excluded from this industry, as are any sales made via catalogs or the internet.

Industry Products
Men's shoes (not including athletic)Women's shoes (not including athletic)Men's athletic shoesWomen's athletic shoesChildren's shoesSlippers and other shoes
 
Industry Activities
Retailing children's shoesRetailing athletic shoes (except sport-specific shoes like cleats and bowling shoes)Retailing men's casual and formal shoesRetailing women's casual and formal shoes


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