UK Footwear Retailing market report
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Covered in this report
The report looks at purchases of shoes for adults and children through all retail channels – both specialist and non-specialist (eg clothing stores, department stores, sports shops, supermarkets, internet pureplayers, catalogue retailers, markets, garden centres etc).
This report covers the following footwear categories:
We use ONS (Office for National Statistics) consumer spending on footwear data in this report, which represents purchases of shoes through all retail channels – both specialist and nonspecialist (eg clothing stores, department stores, sports shops, supermarkets, internet pureplayers, catalogue retailers, markets, garden centres etc).
There is a grey area between sports shoes and casual footwear, although sports trainers are classified in the Government’s consumer spending data under the footwear rather than the sportswear category. The latter, in terms of sports shoes, is largely confined to specialist performance shoes such as football boots, athletic spikes or ski boots.
Slippers and specialist performance shoes (eg football boots, ballet shoes) are excluded.
Channels to market
- Footwear specialists
- Clothing specialists
- Sports goods retailers
- Department stores
- Online-only retailers
Expert analysis from a specialist in the field
Written by Chana Baram, a leading analyst in the Retail sector, her extensive knowledge delivers in-depth commentary and analysis to highlight current trends and add expert context to the numbers.
The footwear market is continuing to grow, but this growth is predicted to slow down over the next few years as the implementation of Brexit will undoubtedly create more uncertainty. Once again we see that men’s footwear is driving growth in the sector as the popularity of trainers is yet to wane. As a result, fashion and footwear specialist retailers have been in decline while sports retailers have been growing at a steady pace.
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