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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

IBISWorld’s Leather Boot Manufacturing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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 Products Chapter

Equestrian and dress boots

Equestrian and dress boots make up the largest segment of the Leather Boot Manufacturing industry, with an estimated 45.2% of the industry revenue in 2013. Products manufactured in this segment include riding boots, jodhpur boots and jackboots. This segment continues to shrink as industry manufacturers outsource production facilities to cut labor and purchase costs. Nevertheless, the demand for cowboy boots, which serve as a long-standing symbol of the American heritage, drives segment sales.

Military boots

Military boots constitute the second-largest product segment, with an estimated 29.5% of industry revenue in 2013... 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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