Shoe Stores and Footwear Retailers
SIC 5661 | NAICS 448210
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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts
Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:
Formula4 Media, LLC
Bimonthly trade publication provides insights, ideas, and information on key product and market trends and the changing retail landscape for owners and managers of independent footwear retailers, with content categories covered in each issue of the magazine including retail profiles, brand strategies, market insights, and business reports. Digital editions of the magazine are available free online.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations, and include a five-year revenue growth forecast. Profile contents include:
Mintel Group Ltd.
Men's and Women's Footwear - US
Comprehensive report provides in-depth analysis of U.S. demand for this product sector, with topics covered in the report including market size and forecast, demand drivers, segment performance (e.g., men's shoes, women's shoes), major manufacturers, retailer overview, purchases by age and gender, purchases by retail channel, reasons for purchasing, and important attributes for selecting footwear.
The U.S. Apparel and Footwear Industry Outlook
Market research study provides a comprehensive analysis of the U.S. market for these product sectors, with topics covered in the footwear section of the report including market size by personal consumption expenditure, per capita consumption trends, product segments (e.g., athletic shoes, non-athletic/fashion shoes), major supplier market shares, future outlook and projections, and selected company profiles.
Research report analyzes the athletic footgear market on a global basis, with products analyzed in the report by product type (e.g., aerobic, atheleisure, running, walking, sports, cross-training, hiking, and backpacking), consumer group, and retail channel (e.g., specialty retailers, discount stores, sporting goods stores, mass discounters, department stores, off pricers, catalog, teleshopping, and online).
Research studies available from this organization include:
Athletic Footwear in the U.S.
Global Running Apparel and Footwear
Financial Benchmarking Data
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Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
Business Performance Report
Annual business performance report allows independent footwear retailers to compare their financial and operating performance with similar firms in terms of annual sales volume, number of stores, and store location, with topics covered in the report including sales trends, inventory turns, gross margin analysis, gross margin return on investment (GMROI), occupancy expense, and space productivity.
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U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Annual employment and wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data on a national, state, and metropolitan area basis for personnel employed in this specialty retail sector that sell footwear of all types, including men's, women's, and children's athletic, casual, dress, and work shoes and related accessories such as insoles and laces from in-store departments and standalone retail locations.
Free online service provides median salary and hourly wage data for selected job positions in this specialty retail sector, with employers for which salary or hourly wage data is provided including Payless ShoeSource, Inc., Shoe Carnival, DSW, Inc., Famous Footwear, Inc., Wolverine World Wide, Inc., The Walking Company, Genesco, Inc., The Finish Line, Inc., and Foot Locker, Inc.
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Business Valuation Resources
Small Business Valuation Multiples
Comprehensive reference guide provides market-based valuation multiples for small businesses in this specialty retail sector that sell men's, women's, and children's casual, dress, and athletic shoes and related accessories such as insoles, laces, and polish from brick-and-mortar retail locations.