Global Footwear Industry

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The global outlook series on Footwear provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. An easy guide to What, Why, When, How, Where, and Who of an industry, the global outlook series offers the reader a bird's eye view of the global Footwear industry. Annotated with 105 information-rich tables presenting market data findings, and analytical research projections, the entire discussion allows the reader to build a macro-level perception of the industry by gaining rudimentary insights into major product markets, selective insights into trends/issues, industry best practices influencing the market, and incisive insights into consumer/demographic interests, distribution/logistics, marketing strategies, and many more. The report offers a compilation of major mergers, acquisitions, and strategic corporate developments. A regional-level of market discussion takes the reader on a tour of select major countries i.e. the US market discussion is designed to evaluate key market parameters, such as, brand awareness, sales of leading players and retailers, and sales of leading brands, and products by footwear category, among others. Other regional markets researched and abstracted include Japan, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden, UK, Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Brazil, and Mexico. Also included is an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 519 companies worldwide.

1. OVERVIEW 1

Recession Boosts Demand for Low Cost, Value Products 1

Kids Footwear Segment Counters Recession 1

Global Footwear Consumption 2

Table 1: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Footwear by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Middle East & Africa, and

Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2010 through 2015 3

Table 2: World 6-Year Perspective for Footwear by Geographic

Region - Percentage Breakdown for US, Canada, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Middle East & Africa, and

Latin America Markets for the Years 2011 and 2015 4

Table 3: Global Footwear Consumption by Region (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption Quantity for Asia,

Europe, North America, South America, and Others 5

Table 4: Leading Footwear Consumers Worldwide (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Quantity for China, US, India,

Brazil, Japan, Indonesia, and Others 5

Per Capita Footwear Consumption 5

Table 5: Per Capita Consumption of Shoes in Select Countries

(2010) 6

Asia Dominates Global Footwear Production 6

Table 6: Global Footwear Production by Region (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Quantity for Asia, South

America, Europe, and Others 6

Table 7: Leading Footwear Producers Worldwide (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Quantity for China,

India, Brazil, Vietnam, Indonesia, Pakistan, Thailand,

Mexico, Italy, Turkey, and Others 7

A Highly Diversified Industry 7

Recession - Best Time to Improve Marketing Efforts 8

Marketers Turn to New Media Channels 8

Word of Mouth - Vital for Attracting Customers 8

Behavioral Targeting Gains Popularity among Advertisers 9

Celebrity Endorsements for Footwear Brands 9

Alternate Advertising Media Usage on the Rise 10

Recession Leaves Luxury Footwear Market Stranded 10

Running Shoes & Toning Shoes Generate High Sales 10

Toning Shoes Gain Prominence 11

Athletic Footwear Market 11

Fashion-Statements Override Brand Aspirations 12

Pricing - A Marketing Tool for Athletic Footwear Chains 12

Competitive Landscape 12

Table 8: Leading Brands in the Global Athletic Footwear

Market (2007): Ranked by Value Sales for Nike, Skechers, New

Balance, Adidas, Reebok, Converse, Puma, and Vans 13

Distribution Channels 13

Marketing Strategies 13

Inventory Management 14

Retail Productivity 14

Excess Inventory Levels 14

Technological Advances 14

Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) 15

Materials Requirements Planning (MRP) 15

Effective Implementation of EDI and the Internet 15

Competitive Landscape 15

Table 9: Worldwide Footwear Market (2008): Leading Companies'

Footwear Sales in US$ Billion 16

Nike's Footwear Market Share to Witness Steady Growth 16

2. TRENDS & ISSUES 17

Brand Building - A Key Success Factor 17

Minimalism Trend - Finding Favor among Consumers 17

Recent Trends in Shoe Models 17

Summer Shoe Fashion Trends 18

Platform Shoes Make Comeback 19

Stiletto Booties - A Major Attraction 19

Sustained Popularity of Flats and Platforms 19

Focus Shifts to Ethical Sourcing 20

Rising Eco-Awareness of Footwear Makers 20

Custom-Made Footwear for Special Customers 20

Growth in Online Sales of Footwear 20

New Raw Materials Find Use in Footwear Production 20

Fashion Drives Footwear Sales 20

Athletic Shoes for Women 21

Retailers Focus on Teen Segment 21

Parents & Kids - The Retailers' New Favorites 21

Focus on Innovation and Licensed Products 21

Apparel Makers Foray into Footwear Sector 22

Shifting Brand Loyalty - A Major Concern! 22

Affordable Luxury - Painting New Scapes for Growth 23

Casual Footwear Gains Market Share 23

The Growing Popularity of Private Labels 23

3. TRADE DYNAMICS 24

Exports Scenario 24

Table 10: Global Footwear Exports (2010): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Export Quantity by Region of Origin - Asia,

Europe, and Others 24

Table 11: Leading Exporters of Footwear Products Worldwide

(2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Quantity by

Country of Origin - China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Italy,

Indonesia, Belgium, and Others 24

Table 12: Global Footwear Exports by Region (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by Region of

Origin - Asia, Europe, North America, and Others 25

Table 13: Global Footwear Exports by Country (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value for China, Italy,

Hong Kong, Vietnam, Belgium, and Others 25

Product Mix of Exports 25

Table 14: Global Footwear Exports by Type (2010): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Export Volume and Export Value for Rubber

& Plastic Footwear, Textile Footwear, Leather Footwear, and

Others 26

Table 15: Leading Exporting Countries in the Global Rubber &

Plastic Footwear Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown

of Export Value and Volume for China, Belgium, Hong Kong,

Vietnam, Germany, and Others 26

Table 16: Leading Exporting Countries in the Global Leather

Footwear Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export

Value and Volume for China, Italy, Hong Kong, Vietnam,

Germany, and Others 27

Table 17: Leading Exporting Countries in the Global Textile

Footwear Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export

Value and Volume for China, Vietnam, Belgium, Italy, Hong

Kong, and Others 27

Imports Scenario 28

Table 18: Global Footwear Imports (2010): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Import Quantity by Destination Region - Europe,

North America, Asia, Africa, and Others 28

Table 19: Leading Importers of Footwear Products Worldwide

(2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Quantity by

Destination Region - US, Japan, UK, Germany, Hong Kong,

France, Spain, and Others 28

Table 20: Global Footwear Imports by Region (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Destination

Region - Europe, North America, Asia, South America, and

Others 28

Table 21: Global Footwear Imports by Country (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value for US, Germany,

France, UK, Italy, Hong Kong, and Others 29

Imports & Exports by Product Segment 29

Table 22: Worldwide Import and Export Value (in US$ Billion)

of Select Footwear Products (2010) 29

Table 23: Global Exports of Outer Sole/Uppers (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by Country -

China, Italy, France, Netherlands, Portugal, Canada, US,

Spain, Panama, and Others 30

Table 24: Global Exports of Rubber/Plastic Footwear NES,

Outer Soles and Uppers (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of

Export Value by Country - China, Vietnam, Belgium, Germany,

Italy, Panama, Netherlands, and Others 30

Table 25: Global Exports of Leather Footwear Uppers (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by Country -

China, Italy, Vietnam, Germany, Belgium, India, Indonesia,

and Others 31

Table 26: Global Exports of Textile Uppers (2010): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Export Value by Country - China, Vietnam,

Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, Germany, Spain, and Others 31

Table 27: Global Exports of Footwear NES (2010): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Export Value by Country - China, Italy,

Dominican Republic, Vietnam, Poland, Romania, US, and Others 32

Table 28: Global Imports of Outer Sole/Uppers (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country -

Japan, US, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Others 32

Table 29: Global Imports of Rubber/Plastic Footwear NES,

Outer Soles and Uppers (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of

Import Value by Country - US, Japan, Germany, France, Russian

Federation, UK, Spain, Italy, and Others 33

Table 30: Global Imports of Leather Footwear Uppers (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country - US,

Germany, France, Italy, UK, Russian Federation, Netherlands,

Belgium, and Others 33

Table 31: Global Imports of Textile Footwear Uppers (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country - US,

Germany, Japan, France, UK, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, and

Others 34

Table 32: Global Imports of Footwear NES (2010): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country - US, Kazakhstan,

UK, Germany, Tajikistan, France, Singapore, and Others 34

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY 35

5. PRODUCT LAUNCHES/DEVELOPMENTS 48

A REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 50

1. THE UNITED STATES 50

Overview 50

American Footwear Industry - A Glance at the Past 50

Industry Structure 51

Impact of Recession 51

Smart Spending - Flavor of the Season 52

Rising Imports, Falling Domestic Production Characterize US

Footwear Market 52

Demographic Changes Influence Footwear Sales 52

Product Innovation - A Key Driving Factor 52

Casual Footwear - The Largest Category 53

Table 33: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Footwear by Product Segment - Athletic, Outdoor/Rugged,

Casual, Dress/Formal, and Footwear Accessories Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for the Years 2010 through 2015 53

Table 34: US 6-Year Perspective for Footwear by Product

Segment - Percentage Breakdown for Athletic, Outdoor/Rugged,

Casual, Dress/Formal, and Footwear Accessories Markets for

the Years 2011 and 2015 54

Women's Shoe Styling Takes on Aggressive and Retro Look 54

Children's Footwear Market Unaffected by Recession 54

Kids Love Cool Brands 55

Fashion Footwear Industry 55

Table 35: Fashion Footwear Market by Wearer Segment in the US

(2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Men,

Women, and Children 55

Shoe Trends in 2011 55

Athletic Shoes Market 56

Table 36: Athletic Footwear Market in the US (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by Age Group 56

Women's Athletic Footwear Market 57

Table 37: Athletic Footwear Market in the US (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by Gender 57

Discounts - The New Marketing Mantra 57

Competitive Landscape 57

Table 38: Leading Players in the US Athletic Footwear Market

(2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales for Nike,

Adidas, Sketchers, New Balance, VF Corp, PUMA, and Others 58

Jogging & Running Footwear Market 58

Table 39: Jogging & Running Footwear Market in the US

(2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by

Distribution Channel - Discount Stores, General Sporting

Goods, Specialty Athletic Footwear, Online Internet, Factory

Outlet, Family Footwear, Department Stores, and Others 58

Wholesale Footwear Industry 58

Table 40: Leading US States in the Wholesale Footwear

Industry (2010): Breakdown by Number of Establishments 59

Table 41: Leading States in the US Wholesale Footwear

Industry (2009): Breakdown by Revenues for Missouri,

Massachusetts, California, Illinois, and Others 59

Table 42: Leading US States by Employment Numbers in the

Wholesale Footwear Industry (2010) 59

Leading Players in the Footwear Wholesale Industry 60

Table 43: Leading Players in the US Wholesale Footwear (2009)

- Ranked by Revenues (In US$ Million) 60

Trends & Issues 60

Growing Demand for Eco-Friendly Raw Materials 60

Industrial Footwear Safety Standards Sustain Footwear Demand 60

Manufacturers Resort to Brand Building and Lowering

Production Costs to Remain Competitive 61

Fitness and Health Consciousness Drive Footwear Sales 61

Boots' Popularity Soars Among Younger Generation Men 61

Reflexology - To Promote Footwear Stores 61

Retail Consolidations Give Rise to Mega Brands 61

Offshore Sourcing - A Growing Phenomenon 62

Service and Ambience - The Key Factors 62

Lifestyle Centers - Alternative Avenue for Retailers 62

Emergence of e-Commerce Drives Sales of Footwear 62

Value Shopper - Redefining American Retail Scene 63

Gen Y Shoppers 63

Bargain Hunters - Hailed by Retailers 63

Competitive Scenario 63

Table 44: US Footwear Market by Distribution Channel (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Sporting Goods

Stores, Discount Stores, Specialty Athletic Footwear Stores,

On-Line/Internet, Department Stores, Family Footwear Stores,

Factory Outlet Stores, Specialty Sport Shops, and Others 64

Trade Dynamics 64

Table 45: Import and Export Value (in US$ Million) of Select

Footwear Products in the US (2010) 65

Table 46: US Exports of Rubber/Plastic Waterproof Footwear

(2009 & 2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by

Destination Country - South Korea, Canada, Japan, Mexico,

China, and Others 65

Table 47: US Exports of Rubber/Plastic Uppers (Shoes, Boots,

Sandals and Slippers) (2009 & 2010): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country - Canada,

Mexico, South Korea, Japan, UK, and Others 66

Table 48: US Exports of Leather Uppers (Shoes, Boots, Sandals

and Slippers) (2009 & 2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of

Export Value by Destination Country - Canada, Japan, Mexico,

UAE, South Korea, Netherlands, Belgium, and Others 66

Table 49: US Exports of Textile Uppers (Shoes, Boots, Sandals

and Slippers) (2009 & 2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of

Export Value by Destination Country - Mexico, Canada, South

Korea, Honduras, Japan, Costa Rica, UK, and Others 67

Table 50: US Exports of Footwear NES (2009 & 2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by Destination

Country - Canada, South Korea, Angola, Honduras, Japan,

Mexico, Nicaragua, and Others 67

Table 51: US Imports of Rubber/Plastic Waterproof Footwear

(2009 & 2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by

Country of Origin - China, Canada, Mexico, Italy,

Netherlands, and Others 68

Table 52: US Imports of Rubber/Plastic Uppers (Shoes, Boots,

Sandals and Slippers) (2009 & 2010): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin - China,

Vietnam, Indonesia, Italy, and Others 68

Table 53: US Imports of Leather Uppers (Shoes, Boots, Sandals

and Slippers) (2009 & 2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of

Import Value by Country of Origin - China, Vietnam, Italy,

Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico, India, and Others 69

Table 54: US Imports of Textile Uppers (Shoes, Boots, Sandals

and Slippers) (2009 & 2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of

Import Value by Country of Origin - China, Vietnam, Italy,

Indonesia, Spain, and Others 69

Table 55: US Imports of Footwear NES (2009 & 2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country of

Origin - China, Vietnam, Italy, Indonesia, Hong Kong, and

Others 70

Major Organizations Operating in the Footwear Sector 70

AAFA 70

FIA 70

2. JAPAN 71

Children's Footwear Market - An Overview 71

Table 56: Leading Brands in the Japanese Kids and Juniors

Racing Shoes Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of

Retail Value Sales for Syunsoku Series, Superstar, Tigon, and

Others 71

Tariff Rates 71

3. EUROPE 72

Recession Slows Down Footwear Demand 72

Table 57: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

for Footwear by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy,

UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the

Years 2010 through 2015 73

Table 58: European 6-Year Perspective for Footwear by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown for France, Germany,

Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for the

Years 2011 and 2015 74

Decline in Footwear Sales in CEE Countries 74

Per Capita Consumption 75

Table 59: Leading Countries in the European Footwear Market

(2010): Ranked by Per Capita Consumption (in Pairs) 75

Footwear Production in the EU 76

Table 60: Footwear Production in EU-27 (2006-2009) (Million

Pairs & € Billion) 76

Athletic Footwear Market 76

Table 61: Leading Players in the European Athletic Footwear

Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales for Nike,

Adidas, PUMA, and Others 77

Sporting Events to Favor Sports Footwear Market 77

Growing Demand for Trendy Baby Footwear 77

Sustained Demand for Boot Style Footwear 78

Seasonality Thrives Footwear Sales 78

Footwear Industry Undergoes Modernization and Restructuring 78

Technological Advancements to Reduce Production Costs 79

Aging Population Influences Business Strategies 79

Export-Import Scenario 79

Table 62: Footwear Imports and Exports in EU-27 (2006-2009)

(Million Pairs) 79

Table 63: Leading Exporting Countries in Europe (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value and Export Volume

for Italy, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, and Others 80

Table 64: Footwear Imports in EU-27 (2010): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin - China,

Vietnam, India, Indonesia, Tunisia, Brazil, and Others 80

Table 65: Footwear Imports in EU-27 (2010): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Import Quantity by Country of Origin - China,

Vietnam, India, Indonesia, Brazil, and Others 81

3a. CZECH REPUBLIC 81

3b. FRANCE 82

Market Overview 82

Table 66: French Footwear Market by Gender (2008): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Value and Volume Sales for Women, Men, and

Children 82

Table 67: French Footwear Market by Type (2008): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Casual Footwear, Sports

Footwear, Formal Footwear, and Evening Footwear 83

Trends in the Footwear Market 83

3c. GERMANY 84

Market Overview 84

Table 68: German Footwear Market by Type (2008): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Casual Footwear, Sports

Footwear, Formal Footwear, and Evening Footwear 84

Table 69: German Footwear Market by Gender (2008): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Value and Volume Sales for Women, Men, and

Children 85

Trends in the German Footwear Market 85

Elegance Finds Place in Casual Footwear Styles 85

Experimentations with Leather Combinations 85

Emerging Market for Wellness Footwear 86

Growing Significance of Ethical and Environmental Issues 86

Up-Market Styles Witness Stable Growth 86

Competition from the Low Cost Asian Countries Rising 86

Germany - A Key Re-Exporter 86

3d. ITALY 87

Overview 87

Table 70: Italian Footwear Market by Type (2008): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Casual Footwear, Sports

Footwear, Formal Footwear, and Evening Footwear 87

Table 71: Italian Footwear Market by Gender (2008):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Value and Volume Sales for

Women, Men, and Children 87

Factors Influencing Domestic Footwear Sales 88

Comfort, Luxury and Minimalistic Appearance - Trends of the

Future 88

High Quality Expensive Italian Footwear Market 88

3e. POLAND 89

Overview 89

Branded & Designer Labels Hold Sway 89

3f. PORTUGAL 90

Consumption & Production Statistics 90

Table 72: Portuguese Footwear Market (2010): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Production Quantity for Leather Footwear

(Women's Footwear, Men's Footwear, Children's Footwear, and

Other Leather Footwear), Textile Uppers Footwear, Water

Resistant Footwear, and Others 90

Table 73: Portuguese Footwear Consumption (2010): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Consumption Volume and Consumption Value

for Leather Footwear (Women's Footwear, Men's Footwear,

Children's Footwear, and Other Leather Footwear), Textile

Uppers Footwear, Water Resistant Footwear, and Others 91

Import & Export Scenario 92

Table 74: Portuguese Footwear Exports by Region (2010):

Percentage Breakdown of Export Value and Export Volume for

Europe, Africa, America, and Asia-Pacific 92

Table 75: Portuguese Footwear Imports by Region (2010):

Percentage Breakdown of Import Value and Import Volume for

Europe, Asia, America, and Others 92

Table 76: Portuguese Footwear Exports (2010): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Export Volume and Export Value for Leather

Footwear (Women's Footwear, Men's Footwear, Children's

Footwear, and Other Leather Footwear), Textile Uppers

Footwear, Water Resistant Footwear, and Others 93

Table 77: Portuguese Footwear Imports (2010): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Import Volume and Import Value for Leather

Footwear (Women's Footwear, Men's Footwear, Children's

Footwear, and Other Leather Footwear), Textile Uppers

Footwear, Water Resistant Footwear, and Others 94

3g. RUSSIA 95

Footwear Market: Growth despite Adverse Conditions 95

Changing Landscape of Russian Footwear Market 95

Luxury Market on the Rise 95

Retail Chains Hold Sway among Distribution Channels 96

Online Footwear Market: On Road to Recovery 96

Open-air Complexes - The Popular Destination for Shoe Hunters 96

European Brands - Pick of the Lot 96

Practical Shoes Find Favor among Russians 97

Major Footwear Brands 97

3h. SPAIN 98

Europe's Shoe Design Studio 98

Table 78: Spanish Footwear Market by Gender (2008):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Value and Volume Sales for

Women, Men, and Children 98

Trends in the Footwear Market 98

Spanish Footwear - High Dependence on Tanning Industry 99

3i. SWEDEN 99

3j. THE UNITED KINGDOM 100

Overview 100

Table 79: Production, Imports and Exports in the UK Footwear

Market (2008) (In Value (£ Millions) and Pairs (Millions)) 100

Table 80: UK Footwear Market by Type (2008): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Value Sales for Casual Footwear, Sports

Footwear, Formal Footwear, and Evening Footwear 101

Rising Prices despite Recession 101

Sustained Demand for Luxury Products 101

Functional Footwear Back in Demand 101

Green Footwear Finds Favor 101

Footwear Wholesaling Market Feels the Pinch of Recession 101

Women's Footwear Sector - A Prime Market 102

Table 81: UK Footwear Market by Gender (2008): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Value and Volume Sales for Women, Men, and

Children 102

Distribution Channels 103

Table 82: UK Footwear Market by Type of Outlet (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Retail Value Sales for Shoe

Shops, Clothing Stores, Sports and Outdoor shops, Mail

Order/Online, Grocery Superstores, and Others 103

Export-Import Scenario 103

Table 83: Leading Import Countries in the UK Footwear Market

(2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value and Import

Volume for China, Vietnam, Italy, Belgium, India, and Others 103

Table 84: Leading Export Destinations in the UK Footwear

Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value and

Export Volume for China, Vietnam, Italy, Belgium, India, and

Others 104

4. ASIA-PACIFIC 105

Asia - Leading the Way 105

A Land of Opportunity 105

Export-Import Statistics 105

Table 85: Leading Exporting Countries in Asia (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value and Export Volume

for China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Indonesia, India, and Others 105

4a. AUSTRALIA 106

Recession Dents Growth in Footwear Retailing Industry 106

Footwear Designers Create Waves 106

Advanced Manufacturing Technology 106

4b. CHINA 107

Overview 107

Recession, Anti-Dumping Measures Fail to Ebb Growth 107

Footwear Production and Exports 107

Leather Shoe Demand - Varying Trends in Urban and Rural Centers 108

Increasing Sales of Online Shoes 108

Major Footwear Centers and Top Brands 108

Leading Players in the Footwear Industry 108

Table 86: Leading Players in the Chinese Footwear Market

(2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales for Nike, Adidas,

and Others 109

4c. HONG KONG 110

Overview 110

Production Operations Shift to Mainland China 110

Recession & Currency Volatility Affects Exports 110

Manufacturers Operating in Hong Kong 111

Manufacturers Focus on Green Footwear 111

Growing Popularity of Online Shopping 111

Product-Related Trends 112

Export Import Scenario 112

Table 87: Hong Kong Footwear Market (2009): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Sales for Finished Footwear (Leather Uppers,

Rubber/Plastic Uppers, Textile Uppers), and Parts and

Accessories 112

Table 88: Hong Kong Footwear Exports by Destination Country

(2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value for US,

Norway, UK, Australia, Germany, and Others 113

Table 89: Hong Kong Footwear Exports by Destination Country

(2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Quantity for US,

Australia, Norway, Canada, UK, Germany, and Others 113

4d. INDIA 114

India - A Leading Footwear Industry 114

Snapshots 114

A Huge Domestic Market 115

Product Mix 115

Table 90: Footwear Product Mix in India (2010): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Retail Sales for Men's Footwear, Women's

Footwear, and Children's Footwear 116

Production Scenario 116

Table 91: Production Capacity of Select Products in India 117

Footwear Manufacturing Units 117

Footwear Manufacturing by State Cluster 118

Agra Cluster (Uttar Pradesh) 118

Kolkata Cluster (West Bengal) 118

Chennai Cluster (Tamil Nadu) 118

A Major Footwear Sourcing Destination 119

Footwear Brands Sourced and Sold in India 120

Growing Popularity of Organized Retail\ 120

Leather Footwear Market 121

India & Japan Ink CEPA Agreement 121

Sports Footwear Segment - Vast Growth Prospects 121

Sales Channels 122

Government Takes Initiative to Develop Footwear Industry 122

Challenges Facing Footwear Market 123

Main Footwear Export Destinations 123

Table 92: Leading Export Destinations for Indian Footwear

Industry (2009-10): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export

Value by Country - UK, Germany, Italy, France, US, Spain,

Netherlands, UAE, Portugal, Denmark, and Others 124

4e. INDONESIA 125

Overview 125

Nike - Leading the Bandwagon 125

Labor Policies and Unions - Major Obstacles 125

Rubber Ski Boots and Rubber Shoes 125

4f. PHILIPPINES 126

Market Overview 126

Table 93: Footwear Industry in the Philippines (2009):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Number of Establishments by

Region 126

Sourcing of Raw Materials 127

Regulatory Support 127

Export Import Scenario 127

Table 94: Philippines Footwear Exports (2009): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Export Value by Country for Netherlands,

US, Japan, Mexico, France, and Others 127

Table 95: Philippines Footwear Imports (2009): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country for China,

Indonesia, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Singapore, and Others 128

4g. THAILAND 128

4h. TAIWAN 129

4i. VIETNAM 130

Overview 130

5. LATIN AMERICA 131

5a. ARGENTINA 131

5b. BRAZIL 132

Overview 132

Per Capita Consumption of Footwear 132

Table 96: Per Capita Consumption (In Pairs) of Footwear in

Brazil 132

Footwear Production 132

Table 97: Footwear Production in Brazil (In Million Pairs) 133

Table 98: Brazilian Footwear Production by Type (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Quantity for

Plastic/Rubber Shoes, Leather Shoes, Sports Shoes, and Others 133

Table 99: Region-wise Footwear Production in Brazil (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Quantity for

Northeast, South, Southeast, Central West, and North 134

Footwear Companies in Operation 134

Table 100: Number of Footwear Manufacturing Enterprises in

Brazil (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown by Region -

Northeast, South, Southeast, Central West, and North 134

Export-Import Scenario 134

Table 101: Brazilian Footwear Exports by Destination Country

(2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value for US,

UK, Argentina, Italy, France, and Others 135

Table 102: Brazilian Footwear Exports by Destination Country

(2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Volume for US,

Paraguay, Argentina, Spain, UK, and Others 135

Table 103: Brazilian Footwear Imports by Origin Country

(2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value for

Vietnam, Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Italy, and Others 136

Table 104: Brazilian Footwear Imports by Origin Country

(2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Volume for

China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Mexico, and Others 136

5c. MEXICO 137

Mexican Footwear Manufacturing Industry 137

León Dominates Footwear Production 137

Benefits of Regional Clustering 137

6. MIDDLE EAST 138

6a. IRAN 138

Overview 138

Table 105: Shoe Production Volume in Iran (2010): Percentage

Share Breakdown for Leather and Sports Shoes, and Others 138

PRODUCT OVERVIEW & DEFINITION 139

History of Footwear 139

Moccasin 139

Sandal 139

Boot 139

Clog 139

Mule 139

Pumps 140

Oxford 140

Footwear Style & Fashion 140

Sneakers 140

Product Definitions 141

Athletic Footwear 141

Components of Athletic Footwear 141

Upper 141

Midsole 141

Insert 142

Outsole 142

Aerobic Shoes 142

Athleisure Footwear 142

Baseball Footwear 142

Metal Cleats 142

Molded Cleats 142

Basketball Footwear 143

Cricket Footwear 143

Cross-Training 143

Running Shoes 143

Soccer Shoes 143

Tennis Shoes 143

Walking Shoes 143

Other Athletic Footwear 143

Outdoor/Rugged Footwear 144

Trekking and Walking Boots 144

3-4 Season Boots 144

3 Season Boots 144

Mountaineering Boots 144

Backpacking Boots 144

Hiking Boots 144

Day Hiking Boots 145

Technical Hiking Boots 145

Light Hiking Boots 145

Approach Shoes 145

Technical Shoes 145

Casual Footwear 146

Dress/Formal Footwear 146

Footwear Accessories 146

Socks 146

Insoles 146

Gaiters 146

GLOBAL DIRECTORY

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Footwear Industry: Global Footwear Industry

Contact Nicolas: nicolasbombourg@reportlinker.com
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