Sole salvation: Stabilizing input prices will benefit industry revenue

Fortunately for Shoe Stores industry operators, downstream demand has surged in recent years because of overall economic growth and improving consumer conditions. For instance, growing consumer confidence has empowered individuals to increase spending on nonessential goods, while steady growth in per capita disposable income has enabled a greater number of consumers to purchase high-end designer shoes. However, industry growth has been somewhat constrained by mounting competition from department stores, online retail outlets and other external operators that sell shoes. Moving forward, the industry is expected to continue growing as downstream demand conditions continue to more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry is expected to continue growing as downstream demand conditions continue to improve
  • Online retailers have continued to pose a significant threat to the industry
  • Improving downstream demand and stabilizing costs will aid the industry
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Shoe Stores industry in Canada has gone through a period of substantial growth over the past five years. Despite recent shocks to the Canadian economy, overall economic growth has prompted domestic consumers to increase discretionary spending on wide variety of nonessential commercial goods, largely due to steady growth in per capita disposable income and improving levels of consumer confidence. In turn, increased consumer spending has generated significant revenue for industry retailers offering athletic, casual and dress shoes at a range of prices. At the same time, the industry has experienced an increasing degree of external competition from other industries that sell shoes, such as online retailers and department stores. Bol...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Shoe Stores Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Shoe Stores Industry are

  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Accessibility to consumers/users
  • Ability to expand and curtail operations rapidly in line with market demand
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Number of fixed broadband connections in the Shoe Stores industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Shoe Stores Industry?

    Industry operators primarily sell footwear, which involves purchasing shoes from wholesalers or manufacturers and selling them from a physical retail location. Catalogue sales and online sales are not included in this industry. Sales of sports shoes such as cleats are also excluded from this industry.

    Industry Products
  • Men's casual and dress shoes
  • Women's casual and dress shoes
  • Children's athletic shoes
  • Men's athletic shoes
  • Women's athletic shoes
  • Children's casual and dress shoes
  • Industry Activities
  • Retailing children's footwear
  • Retailing men's footwear
  • Retailing women's footwear
  • Retailing athletic footwear (except sports shoes such as cleats and golf shoes)
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Number of fixed broadband connections
  • Total retail sales
  • Consumer Confidence Index

  • Current Performance
  • Downstream demand
  • Shifting purchase costs
  • External competition
  • Industry landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Improving downstream demand
  • Competitive outlook
  • Table: Shoe Stores Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Shoe Stores Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers in Canada

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Footwear Wholesaling in Canada
  • Shoe & Footwear Manufacturing in Canada

  • Products & Services
  • Women's casual and dress shoes
  • Men's athletic shoes
  • Other
  • Men's casual and dress shoes
  • Women's athletic shoes
  • Children's athletic shoes
  • Children's casual and dress shoes
  • Chart: Shoe Stores Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Highest income quintile
  • Fourth-lowest income quintile
  • Third-lowest income quintile
  • Second-lowest income quintile
  • Lowest income quintile
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Shoe Stores Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesRent and utilitiesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Shoe Stores

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Shoe Stores Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Foot Locker, Aldo Group Inc.,
  • Table: Foot Locker - financial performance
  • Table: Aldo Group Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Shoe Stores Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Shoe Stores Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Per capita disposable income (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • A store that has a physical presence and location, as opposed to an online retailer.
  • Radio Frequency Identification (Rfid)
  • A technology that tracks products from the time they leave the assembly line to the time they leave the store by releasing continuous signals from a chip.
  • Retail Theatre
  • An in-store display that uses various sensory elements to provide customers with advertising and product information while they shop.
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