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Shoe and Footwear Manufacturers

SIC 3140 | NAICS 316210

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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

Shoe & Footwear Manufacturing  (view report)
Footwear Wholesaling  (view report)

Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Topics addressed in the reports include:

  • Market size, product segments, and major markets
  • Key statistics, market trends, and external drivers
  • Operating conditions and current performance
  • Competitive landscape and environment
  • Major company profiles and market shares
  • Five-year outlook and revenue forecast


Annual statistical analysis provides an overview of the U.S. footwear market and current trends in the industry, with topics covered in the report including production and consumption by unit volume and retail dollar value, import penetration and imports by country, industry employment trends, and average consumer expenditures on a per capita basis in terms of pairs of shoes and dollars spent.

Freedonia Group

Market research reports analyze U.S. demand for this product sector in terms of unit volume and dollar value at the manufacturers' level, with information provided including historical demand and forecasts by product segment for footwear in general (e.g., men's, women's, children's, and athletic), and by product type (e.g., basketball, casual, performance, running, and other) and market segment for athletic shoes.

Euromonitor International
Footwear in the US

Market research study analyzes key trends and developments for this product sector, with information provided in the report including historical and forecast production by product segment (e.g., men's sports, men's non-sports, women's sports, women's non-sports, and children's shoes) in terms of dollar value, annual growth, and share of total market. Detailed table of contents is available online.

GIA Research

Comprehensive report provides a detailed analysis of the market for this product sector in the U.S. and other countries, with topics covered in the report including global market overview and analysis, product overview, athletic and non-athletic footwear trends, historical and forecast sales by category (athletic, outdoor/rugged, casual, dress/formal, and accessories), consumer insights, and retail environment.

TMR Research
Industrial Protective Footwear

Research report analyzes the protective footgear market on a global basis, with products analyzed by type (e.g., leather, waterproof, rubber, and plastic) and application (e.g., construction, manufacturing, mining, oil and gas, chemicals, food, pharmaceuticals, and transportation), and companies profiled including Jal Group, Honeywell Safety Products, ELTEN GmbH, VF Corporation, and Rock Fall Ltd.

World Yearbook

Annual publication analyzes trends within this product sector around the world, with topics covered in the yearbook including distribution of production, consumption, imports, and exports by continent; top 10 producers, consumers, exporters, and importers; international trade dynamics; geographic trade patterns; and individual country profiles. Snapshot version of this publication is available online.

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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios

Industry Financial Ratios
Footwear Manufacturers  Search for "3162"

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 including:

  • Income and expenses in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

Shoe & Footwear Manufacturing
(see links for individual reports)

Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of revenue by major category (e.g., purchases, wages, depreciation, marketing, rent, utilities, other costs, and earnings before interest and taxes) for the most recent year and line graphs indicating trends for each category over the past five years. Sample report can be viewed free online.

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Footwear Manufacturing

Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data for job positions in this manufacturing sector (e.g., shoe machine operators and tenders, shoe and leather workers and repairers, and assemblers and fabricators), with products manufactured by personnel covered by this survey including men's, women's, and children's shoes, boots, sandals, moccasins, and slippers.

PayScale, Inc.
Footwear Manufacturing

Free online service provides median salary and hourly wage data for selected job positions in this manufacturing sector such as product development manager, product line manager, industrial designer, marketing director, and marketing specialist, with employers for which salary or hourly wage data is provided including Nike, Inc., New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc., and Vans, Inc.

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Business Valuation Resources

Business Valuation Resources, LLC
DealStats® - Private and Public Company Transaction Data  Select "Guest Search" to view data by industry

Interactive database provides detailed transaction data for over 38,000 private and public companies sold for prices ranging from under $250,000 to over $500,000,000, with valuation measures provided including market value of invested capital as a multiple of revenue, gross profit, EBIT, EBITDA, SDE, and book value of invested capital. User guide, free webinar, and sample reports are available online.

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