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Article Date: April 2024
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FDRA Finds Athletic is Driving Spring/Summer Footwear Sales

Sneakers are outperforming other footwear categories in planned total spend and are driving shoppers to stores, according to the Footwear Distributors & Retailers of America’s spring ‘24 U.S. Consumer Footwear Survey. AlixPartners conducted the survey of over 1,000 U.S. footwear consumers ages 15 and older, covering their intentions for Spring/Summer purchases. Respondents plan to increase spending on athletic footwear by 2%, while every other category was down, including casual shoes (-6%), athleisure (-9%), fashion/dress (-19%), and work shoes/boots (-21%). Spending on athletic shoes will top $100 for 51% of respondents, and ... Log in to view full article.


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