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Footwear Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Footwear Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1352 | Apr 2014

Kicked out: Many footwear manufacturers are leaving the industry amid fierce competition

IBISWorld’s Footwear Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$489m
Annual Growth 09-14
-2.8%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
1,882
Businesses
221
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Australian footwear producers have faced a tough operating environment over the past decade as the dominance of low-cost foreign competitors, tariff reductions and import penetration have caused the industry's structure to change significantly. The industry also faces skilled-labour shortages, accelerated industry reforms and companies outsourcing production overseas. Finding a significant low-cost footwear producer based in Australia is now a difficult task. However, several larger footwear manufacturers produce industrial and safety boots, while sheepskin footwear such as ugg boots has retained stable domestic output levels over the past five years.

In 2013-14, industry revenue is estimated to decline by 2.7% to total $489.3... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Products manufactured by the industry include women's, men's, children's, infants', and unisex footwear. Some industry participants may specialise in producing a certain type of shoe, such as work boots or sports footwear.

Men's footwear

Men's footwear accounts for the largest share of industry revenue, due to high and steady demand for and output of work boots in Australia. The segment is estimated to represent 45.0% of the industry and includes athletic shoes, casual footwear, work boots and dress shoes. The influx of cheap imported goods has prompted domestic manufacturers to focus on higher value, specialised products, such as work boots. This has contributed to an increase in this segment's share of revenue over the past five years... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Footwear Manufacturing Industry?

This industry consists of operators that manufacture footwear or footwear components. These products are then purchased by footwear wholesalers and retailers who resell them to consumers.

Industry Products
Women's footwearMen's footwearChildren's and infants' footwearOther footwear
 
Industry Activities
Footwear and bootFootwear componentSafety and protective footwearSandal and shoeSlipper


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