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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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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 Locations Chapter

The Southwest region accounts for the largest share of industry establishments at an estimated 20.8% of total Leather Boot Manufacturing locations. Within this region, Texas is home to about 12.5% of total establishments. The New England region follows closely, with about 16.7% of total leather boot manufacturing locations. Within the region, Massachusetts accounts for the largest share of establishments at 12.5% of the total. The proximity to international trade ports and access to low-cost inputs further assist the two regions' dominance in the industry.

The Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions each account for about 12.5% of total industry establishments. The West and Rocky Mountains are each home to another 8.3% of domestic leather boot manufacturers... 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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