Footwear Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report

Footwear Wholesaling industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 1.1%

The Footwear Wholesaling industry has faced several challenges over the past five years. Growth in the volume of imports from countries with low production costs has negatively affected footwear prices, as price competition has increased. The resultant decline in the average price of footwear has hindered industry revenue growth over the period. Furthermore, the growing trend towards wholesale bypass has also affected industry wholesalers, as some large retailers have elected to deal directly with manufacturers instead of purchasing footwear through wholesalers. Overall, industry revenue is expected to rise at an annualised 1.1% over the five years through 2018-19, to $2.0 billion. However, industry profitability has declined over the past five years...
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Footwear Wholesaling industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Footwear Wholesaling industry is forecast to continue facing difficult trading conditions over the next five years. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $X.X billion. The slowdown of footwear retailing is projected to negatively affect the performance of industry operators over the period. Growth in disposable income and positive consumer sentiment are projected over the period. However, increasing wholesale bypass is likely to negatively affect industry revenue. A projected rise in the value of the Australian dollar over the next five years is also likely to hinder industry revenue by making internationally-sourced products more affordable for consumers, and therefore increasing demand...
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Footwear Wholesaling industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $2bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 691
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 4,490

Biggest companies in the Footwear Wholesaling industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Footwear Wholesaling in Australia industry include Nike Australia Pty Ltd, adidas Australia Pty Ltd and Accent Group Limited.

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What is Footwear Wholesaling industry?

Industry Definition

Industry companies wholesale a range of footwear products to retailers. Most footwear wholesalers also conduct sales and administrative activities. These activities include managing the storage and transportation of stock, developing marketing and advertising materials and establishing relationships with manufacturers and retailers.

Industry Products and Services

  • Women's footwear
  • Men's footwear
  • Children's footwear
  • Other footwear
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Men's footwear wholesaling
  • Women's footwear wholesaling
  • Children's footwear wholesaling
  • Work-related footwear wholesaling
  • Unisex footwear wholesaling

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry companies wholesale a range of footwear products to retailers. Most footwear wholesalers also conduct sales and administrative activities. These activities include managing the storage and transportation of stock, developing marketing and advertising materials and establishing relationships with manufacturers and retailers.

Main Activities

  • Men's footwear wholesaling
  • Women's footwear wholesaling
  • Children's footwear wholesaling
  • Work-related footwear wholesaling
  • Unisex footwear wholesaling

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Demand for footwear at the retail level influences wholesale demand. As retail demand for footwear increases, a corresponding rise exists in the number of...
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Demand from footwear retailing
Demand from department stores
Real household disposable income
Consumer sentiment index

Current Performance

Profit and competition
Stores and staff
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Profit and competition
 Table: Footwear Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Footwear Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Department Stores in Australia
Footwear Retailing in Australia
Sport and Camping Equipment Retailing in Australia




Key Selling Industries

Footwear Manufacturing in Australia






Products & Services

Industry operators wholesale women's shoes, men's shoes, children's shoes and other footwear. Some industry operators may specialise in wholesaling specif...
Footwear retailers
Other retailers
Department stores



Demand Determinants

The industry provides footwear to independent and chain footwear retailers, department stores, and other retailers. Fashion trends and consumer spending h...
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Major Markets

Footwear retailers
Other retailers
Department stores




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Footwear Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Footwear Wholesaling industry exhibits low market share concentration, with the top four players accounting for considerably less than 40% of industry...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Footwear Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Footwear Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Nike Australia Pty Ltd operates as a wholesaler and retailer of sporting footwear, clothing and equipment in Australia. Incorporated in 1992, the company ...
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Nike Australia

 Table: Nike Australia - financial performance

adidas Australia

 Table: adidas Australia - financial performance

Accent Group Limited

 Table: Accent Group Limited - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Footwear Wholesaling industry exhibits low capital intensity. For every dollar spent on capital, industry operators are expected to spend $10.36 on wa...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Footwear Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Footwear Wholesaling in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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  • Revenue Forecasts
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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
    Historical and Forecast Growth
  • Industry Market Size
    Industry Market Size
  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
    Industry Trends
  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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