IBISWorld’s Shoe Stores 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.


Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • China supplies over 65% of global footwear demand
  • Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The development of the Shoe Store industry in China has been driven by substantial and steadily growing domestic demand for footwear from China's large population. In addition, rising income levels and the promotion of a wider range and higher quality footwear products has boosted domestic sales for the industry. Shoe Store industry revenue has been increasing 10.6% annually over the past five years, to an estimated $39.9 billion in 2017.

    Mainland China has been the world manufacturing base for footwear since the 1990s (IBISWorld industry report 1921). Currently, China supplies over 65.0% of global footwear demand...

    Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    Start-up investment

    This industry has a low level of barriers to entry for potential entrants. This is because start-up investment varies according to sizes of retailers. It can be low if the retailer is engaged in sales of low-end footwear products.


    Currently, a large number of retailers in the industry are located in footwear or clothing trade centers, which have generally developed economies of scope and are situated in areas that attract customers. Therefore, the location can be unimportant if a new entrant chooses to operate in a clothing or footwear trade center.

    Fierce competition

    There are a large number of shoe stores that generally compete with each other in local markets. A p..

    Additional Insights for the Shoe Stores Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Shoe Stores Industry are

  • Having a good reputation
  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Production of goods currently favored by the market
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Real Personal Disposable Income and Economic Indicators - Consumer Sentiment Index in the Shoe Stores industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Shoe Stores Industry?

    Shoe stores in China retail footwear and include brand stores, specialty stores and fixed booths selling footwear. Specialty stores established by wholesalers or manufacturers are not included in this industry.

    Industry Products
    Leather shoes
    Rubber shoes
    Textile shoes
    Plastic shoes
    Industry Activities
    Footwear retailing

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Real Personal Disposable Income
  • Economic Indicators - Consumer Sentiment Index
  • Retailing Fashion Trends - Footwear
  • Population and Growth
  • Price Index - Footwear
  • Competition from Substitutes - Department Stores

  • Current Performance
  • Shoe retail business models
  • Industry globalization
  • Supply chain management and backward integration
  • Enterprises, employment and wages
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry trends
  • Establishments, employment and wages
  • Table: Shoe Stores Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Shoe Stores Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Accommodation and Catering
  • Households

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Footwear Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Leather shoes
  • Rubber shoes
  • Textile shoes
  • Plastic shoes
  • Chart: Shoe Stores Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Disposable income levels
  • Fashion trends
  • Weather conditions
  • Population structure

  • Major Markets
  • Females aged 20 to 59
  • Males aged 20 to 59
  • Males and females under 15 years old
  • Males and females aged 15 to 19
  • Males and females above 60 years old
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Shoe Stores Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Rent
  • Storage and distribution
  • Depreciation
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Shoe Stores

  • Basis of Competition
  • Product style and range
  • Branding
  • Price
  • Location
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Shoe Stores Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Belle International Holdings LimitedFoshan Saturday Shoes Co., Ltd.Beijing Yunbai Commerce Co., Ltd.Shenzhen Longhao World Business Development Company LimitedShenzhen Huierkang Business Development Co., Ltd.
  • Table: Belle International Holdings Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Foshan Saturday Shoes Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Beijing Yunbai Commerce Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Shenzhen Longhao World Business Development Company Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Shenzhen Huierkang Business Development Co., Ltd. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Shoe Stores Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Shoe Stores Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Enterprise Resource Planning (Erp)
  • A company-wide computer software system used to manage and coordinate all the resources, information and functions of a business from shared data stores.
  • Point Of Sale (Pos)
  • A system used at checkout in retail stores using computers and cash registers to capture transaction data at the time and place of sale.
  • Radio Frequency Identification (Rfid)
  • Wireless computer chips used to automate supply chains. Tags are applied or embedded into a product that can store information about products such as source, destination and price.
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    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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