Shoe & Footwear Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Shoe & Footwear Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 31621 | Jul 2016

Stepping down: Import penetration will stifle demand, forcing operators to change strategies

IBISWorld’s Shoe & Footwear Manufacturing 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.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Following a postrecessionary revenue boost, the Shoe and Footwear Manufacturing industry has resumed its historic decline. While industry revenue displayed moderate volatility, IBISWorld expects the industry to resume its downward trajectory over the five years to 2016. Over the five years to 2021, two of the most significant indutry-relevant developments will be the implementation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the application of the Berry Amendment to this industry. A by-product of the implementation of the TPP will be the opening up of the industry to competition from imports sourced from Vietnam, which is the second-largest exporter of shoes to the United States... purchase to read more

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Men's shoes

Men's footwear (excluding athletic shoes) makes up the largest segment, with an estimated 51.5% of the industry's revenue in 2016. This is down from 57.4% in 2011. The decline in this segment has been slower than in others mainly because the men's footwear market is not as saturated as other segments. Slower changes in the style of men's shoes allow existing machinery, equipment and inputs to be used each year. This is unlike women's shoes, which regularly change in style and open new doors for foreign firms to start expanding operations. Men's footwear makes up only about 14.0% of total consumer footwear sales in the United States, indicating that the level of men's footwear imports is lower than that of other downstream footwear segments... purchase to read more


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What is the Shoe & Footwear Manufacturing Industry?

This industry manufactures footwear for men, women and children. They may manufacture rubber and plastic footwear, protective footwear, house slippers and slipper socks. Operators also manufacture men’s or women’s footwear designed for casual, formal and work environments. These products also include men’s or women’s shoes with rubber or plastic soles and leather or vinyl uppers.

Industry Products
Men's footwear (except athletic) Rubber and plastic footwear including athletic footwearWomen's footwear (except athletic)Other footwear
Industry Activities
Rubber and plastic footwearHouse slipper Athletic shoesBallet slipperCleated athletic shoes

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