UK Footwear Retailing market report
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Providing the most comprehensive and up-to-date information and analysis of the Footwear Retailing market, and the behaviours, preferences and habits of the consumer.
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Products covered in this Report
For the purposes of this Report, Mintel has used the following definitions:
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: All footwear including trainers.
- Specialist performance shoes.
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.
Expert analysis from a specialist in the field
Written by Tamara Sender, 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.
Fit remains a big issue in footwear, with many people wanting more retailers to offer help to find better fitting shoes. Wearable technology has become increasingly apparent in the footwear sector and it has the potential to revolutionise the future of footwear as smart shoes look to improve fit as well as track health and wellness.
Senior Consumer Analyst
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