Shoe Stores and Footwear Retailers
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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.
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).
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Athletic Footwear in the U.S.
Market research study provides in-depth analysis of the U.S. market for athletic footgear, with product segments analyzed in the study including walking and running shoes, cross-training and fitness shoes, basketball shoes, classics, and other shoes, and key vendors profiled in the study including Addidas Group, ASICS Corporation, New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc., Nike, Inc., and Skechers USA, Inc.
Global Running Apparel and Footwear
Comprehensive study provides a detailed analysis of the global market for these products, with topics covered in the study including market size and forecast, market growth drivers and challenges, market trends and their impact, vendor landscape, and competitive scenario, and major vendors profiled in the study including Nike, Inc., PUMA SE, Skechers USA, Inc., ASICS Corporation, and Adidas Group.
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national, state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of companies, market volume and sales trends, average company sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.
Financial Statements and Financial Ratios
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- 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
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.
Compensation and Salary Surveys
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.
Business Valuation Resources
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