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Shoe Repair in the US: Market Research Report

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Shoe Repair Market Research Report | NAICS 81143 | Apr 2014

Walking small: As consumer sentiment rises, purchases of new shoes will overtake repairs of old ones

IBISWorld’s Shoe Repair market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$310m
Annual Growth 09-14
-1.5%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
5,843
Businesses
4,368
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Because the Shoe Repair industry is generally countercyclical, business performed well during the recession as people opted to repair their shoes instead of buy new ones. This trend is expected to hold through 2014; however, as the economy continues to strengthen, consumers will return to buying new shoes, especially as the average price of shoes continues to decline. Fast-fashion trends and low-priced imports will also hamper demand for repairs. In response, shops will focus on high-income customers with high-end shoes... 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

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 like 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

 


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

What is the Shoe Repair Industry?

Companies in this industry repair footwear and other leather or leather-like goods, such as handbags, briefcases and saddlery. Companies that retail leather goods and also provide repair services are not included in this industry; these retailers are included in the Handbag, Luggage and Accessory Stores industry (IBISWorld report 44833).

Industry Products
Bag and luggage repairFull resolingHeel repairShoe upper repairMerchandise salesLeather garment repair
 
Industry Activities
Boot and shoe repairLuggage and bag repairHarness and saddlery repairLeather goods repair


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