The market for Textile & Other Footwear comprises models that are either not made of leather and/or cannot be assigned to athletic footwear. Town footwear with textile, rubber or plastic uppers as well as rubber boots, flip flops and wooden clogs fall into this category.
The market comprises revenue and average revenue per capita, volume and average volume per capita, price per unit (per pair), sustainable footwear share, and sales channels data. The online distribution channel refers to the purchase of physical goods from a digital marketplace. In other words, the purchase is conducted via the internet, be it on a desktop PC, tablet, or smartphone. The offline distribution channel covers all purchases in stationary stores, by telesales, or via mail order (e.g., print catalogs).
Shoes with plastic, textile or rubber uppers
Sandals and flip flops
Work and safety shoes
"Athleisure" footwear (everyday shoes with athletic design)
Accounting for 35% of revenues in 2022, the Textile & Other Footwear segment makes up the largest share of the overall Footwear market. This segment includes shoes made with textile and rubber materials or plastic uppers. Globally, approximately 10.5 billion pairs of shoes are expected to be sold in 2023, with China’s sales predicted to amount to a quarter of overall sales.
Flip flops and sandals are indispensable summer footwear and are considered to be part of the fast fashion industry, which produces new and “trendy” products every season. Consumers have also shown high interest in snow boots as well as rubber boots, particularly in rainy seasons. Due to the types of material used in the Textile & Other Footwear segment, it has the lowest price per unit in the Footwear market. According to the Statista Global Consumer Survey, 51% of respondents from the U.S. stated that low pricing is a purchasing criteria for them.
Data encompasses B2C enterprises. Figures are based on the consumer spending on footwear which comprises Sneakers, Athletic Footwear, Leather Footwear, and Textile & Other Footwear segments that are produced for private end customers for both offline retail (department stores, traditional specialist shops) and online retail (e-commerce, ordering by catalog).
Modeling approach / Market size:
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In our forecasts, we apply diverse forecasting techniques. The selection of forecasting techniques is based on the behavior of the particular market. For example, the exponential trend smoothing illustrates suited forecasting for the Footwear market with projected steady growth. The main drivers are GDP per capita and consumer spending per capita.
The market is updated twice per year in case market dynamics change. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine war are considered at a country-specific level.