Running smoothly: Greater online shopping activity and disposable incomes will drive growth

Over the five years to 2018, revenue for the Online Shoe Sales industry has surged upward. The industry includes online-only retailers as well as the online sales of companies with both an e-commerce site and traditional brick-and-mortar locations. Industry operators have benefited from heightened e-commerce activity during the period, along with rising consumer spending. The Online Shoe Sales industry will continue to expand over the next five years, although an increasingly saturated market will result in slower growth. Overall, IBISWorld estimates industry revenue will increase at an annualized rate of 6.3% over the five years to 2023 to total $19.0 billion...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$14bn
Annual Growth 13-18
10.4%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
32,559
Businesses
2,625
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Growth will continue, albeit at a slower rate as the industry’s markets become saturated
  • A source of growth for the industry has been from off-price retail sites
  • The industry’s long-term prospects will be aided by rising per capita disposable income
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Online Shoe Sales industry exhibits a low level of capital intensity. The majority of investment requirements for industry operators include warehouse space, computer equipment and warehouse staff. In 2018, the average industry operator will allocate $0.09 toward capital costs for every dollar of labor expenditures. Industry companies typically spend more on wages than they do on equipment, as the value of fixtures needed to run the business is marginal compared with the man-hours needed to manage websites and sales. Over the past five years, capital intensity has increased slightly due to the industry's declining reliance on labor. Indeed, wages' share of industry revenue has dropped from 8.5% in 2013 to an expected 7.2% in 2018...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Online Shoe Sales Industry

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

  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Provision of superior after sales service
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Number of broadband connections in the Online Shoe Sales industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Online Shoe Sales Industry?

    This industry retails shoes for men, women and children via the internet. Industry goods are typically purchased from domestic (in some cases international) manufacturers and wholesalers, and then sold to the public online.

    Industry Products
  • Women's dress shoes and casual footwear
  • Men's dress shoes and casual footwear
  • Children's shoes
  • Men's athletic shoes
  • Women's athletic shoes
  • Industry Activities
  • Online women's shoe sales
  • Online men's shoe sales
  • Online children's shoe sales
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Number of broadband connections
  • External competition
  • Price of shoes

  • Current Performance
  • Click and mortar
  • Step in the right direction
  • Profit and participation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Looking for clicks
  • Legislation threatens industry
  • Table: Online Shoe Sales Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Footwear Wholesaling
  • Shoe & Footwear Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Women's dress shoes and casual footwear
  • Men's athletic shoes
  • Other
  • Children's shoes
  • Men's dress shoes and casual footwear
  • Women's athletic shoes
  • Chart: Online Shoe Sales Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Women aged 35 to 54
  • Women aged 34 and younger
  • Women aged 55 and older
  • Men aged 35 to 54
  • Men aged 34 and younger
  • Men aged 55 and older
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Online Shoe Sales Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWages and depreciationOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Online Shoe Sales

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Online Shoe Sales Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Amazon.com Inc., Foot Locker Retail Inc.,
  • Table: Amazon.com Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Foot Locker Retail Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Online Shoe Sales Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Online Shoe Sales Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Price of Shoes (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Big-Box Store
  • A retail store that is differentiated by its sheer size and large range of products, including electronics, households goods and other consumer products.
  • Brick-And-Mortar
  • A store that has a physical presence and location, as opposed to an online retailer.
  • Broadband
  • An alternative internet connection to dial-up that permits access to higher rates of data and greater bandwidth.
  • Dial-Up
  • An internet connection achieved through existing telephone lines.
  • E-Tailer
  • A retailer that primarily sells goods and services via the internet. Many of these companies do not have brick-and-mortar locations.
  • Paypal
  • An American-based global e-commerce business that permits payments and money transfers via the internet.
  • Search Engine Optimization (Seo)
  • The process of improving a website or web page's visibility in search engines.
  • Social Commerce
  • A subset of e-commerce that involves using social media to assist in the online buying and selling of products and services.
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