Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Shoe Repair industry is composed of companie that repair footwear and other leather-like goods. In the past five years, rising employment levels and a growing niche market for price-premium shoes have translated to rebounding revenue growth. However, the continued rise of fast-fashion retailers and low-cost shoes has hurt demand for industy services. Looking forward, similar trends will threaten the industry; nonetheless, shoe repair operators will increasingly offer niche services to boost revenue and improve returns... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
As with most service industries, the geographic distribution of Shoe Repair industry establishments and regions' contributions closely follows the geographic distribution of the population.
The Mid-Atlantic region contains the largest number of industry establishments, with 24.5% of the industry's locations. The region is the most densely populated in the nation, and contains a number of major metropolitan areas that provide large local markets for services such as shoe repair. The Mid-Atlantic also has deep roots in traditional crafts like shoe repair, due to its history as one of the first settled regions in the nation.
The Southeast and west
The Southeast contains the largest share of the nation's population at 25.4%... purchase to read more