Sneakers Market By Category (Adult, Children), By Type (Low Cut, High Ankle, Mid Cut, Slip On, Others), By Distribution Channel (Brand Outlets, E-Commerce Industry, Supermarkets And Hypermarkets, Other) - Growth, Future Prospects, And Competitive Landscape, 2019 - 2027

The global sneakers market is projected to witness a significant growth, growing with a CAGR of 6.8% during the forecast period from 2019 to 2027. Sneakers are varied into different categories mainly athletic shoes, gym shoes and many more. Sneakers were basically designed for various sports activities but now-a-days are used for everyday wear. Manufacturers are focusing on sustainable resources for manufacturing these shoes. For instance, according to the annual report of Puma SE, Puma is going to arrange 90% of its cotton and polyester from sustainable sources. In addition, in March 2019, Adidas produced more than five million pair shoes from plastic which has recycled from oceans, and plans to increase the production to 11 million in the near future.

Increase in IOT technology and e-commerce trend is one of the key factor driving the growth of the market. For instance, in 2018, according to the statistics provided by Adidas, e-commerce was the fastest-growing sales channel globally. Demand for sneakers is continuously increasing, as consumers nowadays are inclining towards sporty lifestyle and turning sportswear into daily wear. Moreover, sports and physical activities like yoga, gym and many other activities are driving the sales of sneakers in the young population on a global scale. Companies are producing sneakers for specific purposes, for instance, on April 2019, Nike, Inc. launched its new gym red edition for women, especially designed for working out in gyms. The Air Max 720 is textured in white shade, having a midsole clip of plastic and same sporty outsole.

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Adult sneakers market will grow significantly at a healthier CAGR

In 2018, the adult sneakers segment held largest share in the global sneakers market. The dominance of this segment is supported by many reasons, like consumers have become more comfort-oriented and are now ready to invest more in footwear which offers extra comfort. For instance, June 2019, Nike released new shoes collection which includes in brands softest and most flexible form shoes. The Nike air max 270 react is manufactured with bar track technology and no-sew materials are used for the manufacturing of these shoes. Moreover, the trend for sneakers among women are also rising, and companies are focusing to provide sneakers for their female customers. For instance, Nike has launched a digital program for women. Nike unlaced is a platform where women can able to choose footwear, with new styles and collaborations. Nike unlaced is being updated weekly with new brands and innovative shoes, thereby helping women to wear different styles of sneakers as of men sneakers. This is one of the key reason driving the growth of adult sneakers market.

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North America accounted largest market share in 2018

In 2018, North America dominated the sneaker market and is likely to continue its dominance during the forecast period from 2019 to 2027. The U.S. holds the majority of market share in the overall North America market. People in the U.S. prefer quality products and are ready to pay high prices for branded products. Moreover, factors such as rising e-commerce and product innovation are also increasing the demand for sneakers. In contrast, Asia Pacific is the fastest-growing region of the sneakers market.  The market growth is associated with the inclination of people towards branded products, and fitness, thus propelling the demand for sneakers market in the Asia Pacific region. For instance, in November 2018, Adidas had opened its largest brand center of the Asia Pacific region in Shanghai, China. The brand center displays all the innovations and recent retail concepts related to new styles. Adidas further has plans to expand its reach in the Asia Pacific region due to an increase in the overall demand for sneakers in countries such as India, Japan, Indonesia, South Korea, and others.

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Competitive Insights

The major players identified in the sneaker market include Puma SE., Adidas AG, Nike, Inc., Under Armour, Inc., ASICS, New Balance Athletics, Inc., Mizuno Corporation, Li Ning Company, ECCO Sko A/S, K-Swiss, Inc., Skechers USA, Inc., Anta Sports Products Limited, 361 Degrees International Limited, Xstep International Holdings Limited, Peak Sportswear Ltd and lotto Sport Italia among others. Technological advancement and new product development remain some of the major strategies implemented by the major players in the sneakers market. For instance, in September 2018, Puma SE. launched its latest product, named Hybrid. Hybrid includes two variants hybrid runner and rocket. Hybrid includes beads which provide extra cushion while running.

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Historical & Forecast Period

The research report presents the analysis of each segment from 2017 to 2027 considering 2018 as the base year for the research. Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) for each respective segments calculated for the forecast period from 2019 to 2027.

Report Scope by Segments

Sneakers market report provides market size and estimates based on market dynamics and key trends observed in the industry. The report provides a holistic view of global sneakers market based on category, type, material, distribution channel and geography. Key segments covered in the report are as follows:

Research Period  2017-2027
Base Year 2018
Forecast Period  2019-2027
Historical Year  2017
Unit  USD Billion

 Category Segment (2017-2027; US$ Bn)
 • Adult
 • Children

 Type Segment (2017 – 2027; US$ Bn)
 • Low Cut
 • High Ankle
 • Mid Cut
 • Slip-on
 • Others (Platform etc.)

 Distribution Channel Segment (2017 – 2027; US$ Bn)
 • Brand Outlet
 • E-commerce
 • Supermarkets and Hypermarkets
 • Others

 Geography Segment (2017-2027; US$ Bn)
 • North America (U.S., Rest of North America)
 • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Rest of Europe)
 • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Rest of APAC)
 • Rest of the World (Middle East & Africa, Latin America)

Key questions answered in this report

  • What was the market size of sneakers market in 2018 and forecast up to 2027?
  • What are the key factors driving the global sneakers market?
  • What are the key market trends and high-growth opportunities observed in the sneaker market?
  • What are the drivers of the sneakers market?
  • Which is the largest regional market for sneakers market?
  • Which segment will grow at a faster pace? Why?
  • Which region will drive the market growth? Why?
  • Which players are leading the sneakers market?
  • What are the sustainability strategies adopted by the key players operating in the market?
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Published Date:  Oct 2019
Category:  Consumer Goods
Report ID:   59991
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