Tag: athletic footwear shoppers

Retailers to Promote Sports Leisure Footwear

"Footwear sales in the U.S. are forecasted to increase through 2021 on account of strong growth in the sport leisure category, according to The Future of Footwear, a new report from The NPD Group forecasting growth and declines across key categories. Furthermore, sport leisure (which is dominated by athletic-inspired casual sneakers, and also includes sport slides and skate shoes) is expected to surpass fashion as the largest footwear category in 2020."

Athletic Footwear Retailers to Promote New Styles to Boost Health For Walkers

"Regular exercise is probably the best prescription for healthy aging, reports Consumer Reports. But fewer than 1 in 5 adults 65 or older gets the minimum recommended amount."

Athletic Footwear Industry Sales Grew 2 Percent to $19.6 Billion

The U.S. athletic footwear industry grew by 2 percent in 2017, generating $19.6 billion in sales, according to global information company The NPD Group. Unit sales also grew by 2 percent and average selling price remained flat, at $58.16.

U.S. Athletic Footwear Industry Grows 3 Percent to $17.5 Billion

The U.S. athletic footwear industry grew by 3 percent in 2016, generating $17.5 billion, according to global information company The NPD Group. Unit sales also grew by 3 percent and average selling price remained flat, at $60.81.

Just in time for BTS footwear shoppers: Trend Shifts from Performance to Retro Styles

The U.S. athletic footwear industry grew by 8 percent in 2015, generating $17.2 billion and marking one of the best performances the industry has had in a number of years, according to global information company The NPD Group. Unit sales grew by 3 percent and average selling price by 5 percent, to $61.15.

19% Will Buy Athletic Footwear this Year

Athletic footwear dollar sales grew 8% in the first half of the year and average selling prices increased by 7%, building momentum for the market as back-to-school season approaches, according to global information company The NPD Group. The classics are making a comeback.