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Leather Boot Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Leather Boot Manufacturing Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Apparel Manufacturing | Jan 2013

Dragging feet: Rising imports and input costs will continue to pressure manufacturers

The Leather Boot Manufacturing 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Belleville Belleville market share
Lucchese Lucchese market share
Wellco Wellco market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$357m
Annual Growth 08-13
0.6%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
2,531
Businesses
22
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Early in the past five years, the US dollar was weak and contributed to industry revenue growth by making domestically produced goods relatively cheaper than imports. Nonetheless, low-cost suppliers in China and Vietnam can deliver leather boots at lower prices than local firms, making domestic goods less attractive to consumers. As a result, companies have shifted toward designing and marketing activities, while contracting production to third parties or opening up their own facilities abroad. More efficient production facilities will help companies compete based on price as import penetration and input costs rise over the coming years.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Leather Boot Manufacturing industry is considered to have a medium level of concentration. The three largest firms account for an estimated 61.4% of industry revenue. The highly competitive nature of this industry, along with increasing levels of competing imports, offshoring and outsourcing, will continue to place pressure on participants to close or merge operations to maintain profitability.

The level of concentration reflects a market that has a mix of small and large industry operators. The majority of domestic manufacturers have largely abandoned production activities in favor of higher income activities such as marketing and selling their products. Thus, as many industry operators are currently vertically integrated, the focus has been shifted away from manufacturing... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Leather Boot Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in this industry primarily manufacture men’s and women’s leather boots. Revenue from producing other shoes or boots made from alternative materials is not included in this industry.

Industry Products
Equestrian and dress bootsMilitary bootsOccupational bootsSport boots and other
 
Industry Activities
Leather boot design and testingLeather bootProcuring government contractsMarketing leather boots


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