United Kingdom (UK) Athletic Footwear Market Research Report, 2028

United Kingdom (UK) Athletic Footwear Market Research Report, 2028

Actual Market Research 31-03-2023 66 Pages Figures : 6 Tables : 21 Region : Europe Country : United Arab Emirates Category : Consumer Goods & Services Household Goods

The UK's sports footwear market represents a sizeable portion of the nation's overall footwear business. Sports shoes or trainers, usually referred to as athletic footwear, and are made for a variety of physical activities like running, walking, exercising, and playing sports. The expansion of eco-friendly and sustainable solutions is a trend in the UK athletic footwear market. To appeal to customers who are concerned about the environment, many firms are now selling shoes manufactured from recycled materials and utilising more sustainable manufacturing techniques. There are some off the trends like Retro-inspired designs have become popular in recent years, with many brands bringing back classic designs from the 80s and 90s. These designs often feature bold colours and chunky silhouettes. One of the main drivers of this trend is the rise of athleisure, a fashion trend that combines athletic wear with everyday clothing. This has led to a surge in demand for sneakers and trainers that not only look stylish but are also functional and comfortable for everyday wear. According to the research report, "United Kingdom Athletic Footwear Market Research Report, 2028" published by Actual Market Research, The United Kingdom Athletic Footwear market was valued at more than USD 5.50 Billion in 2022. An increasing tendency towards putting technology into athletic footwear has emerged with the development of digital technology. For instance, certain shoes now feature sensors that can monitor a user's activity levels and offer individualised guidance and criticism. Collaborations and partnerships between brands and retailers can be a great way to reach new audiences and create buzz around new products. Brands that can form strategic partnerships with retailers or other brands are likely to benefit from increased exposure and sales. UK has a long and rich history in sports, with many popular sports originating in the country, including football, rugby, cricket, and tennis. This strong sports culture has contributed to a high demand for athletic footwear among consumers. Many people running or walking in the UK for their health and wellness purpose, for the active life style and for this main reason it is dominating in the product type segment for the athletic foot wear market in the UK. And the shots shoes also use the most. The UK has a strong culture of sports and fitness, with many people engaging in regular exercise, sports, and outdoor activities. Sports shoes are designed specifically for these activities and provide support, comfort, and protection for the feet during physical activity. The UK experiences a lot of rain and unpredictable weather conditions throughout the year. Sports shoes are often designed with waterproof and breathable materials, making them a practical choice for outdoor activities in wet and damp conditions. The London Marathon is one international event that sponsors athletic footwear in the UK. One of the most prestigious marathons in the world, the London Marathon draws professional competitors and recreational runners from all over the world. Several sports shoe manufacturers, including Adidas, New Balance, and Asics, among others, are supporting the event. These businesses frequently sponsor top athletes who participate in the race in addition to providing official clothing and limited-edition footwear for the occasion. In the UK most of the population are demanding the soccer shoes and the basketball shoes for their use. In the UK, soccer is a hugely popular sport that is played by many individuals of all ages. Soccer players, both amateur and professional, have a significant need for soccer cleats as a result of this high level of participation. Many people support some of the most well-known football clubs in the world, which are found in the UK. This has increased demand for these shoes because soccer fans now want to wear the same cleats that their favourite players do. The popularity of basketball has grown in the UK in recent years, with the success of British players in the NBA and the growing number of basketball leagues and teams in the country. This has created a greater demand for basketball shoes among fans and players. Like soccer cleats, basketball shoes often feature bold colours and designs that make them a popular fashion statement. Many consumers are drawn to the unique design and aesthetic of basketball shoes, even if they don't play the sport. Many famous basketball players have their own signature shoe lines, which are highly sought after by fans and collectors. These shoes often feature unique designs and cutting-edge technology, which further adds to their appeal. There are so many local and international brands available in the UK athletic foot wear market. Some of local brands are Adidas UK, Reebok UK, New Balance UK, Asics UK, K-Swiss UK, Hi-Tec UK, Merrell UK, Clarks UK, Trespass UK, Umbro UK and the international brands are Nike, Under Armour, Puma, Brooks, Saucony, Sketchers, Salomon, Hoka One , Altar, Mizuno. In the UK there are some hyper market, super market and super speciality stores which are popular sellers of the authentic foot wear , JD sports, sports direct, foot locker, Decathlon, ASICS stores, the running work and Sweatshop. Many athletic footwear brands in the UK collaborate with social media and celebrities to promote their products. Here are a few of them: Nike has worked with singer-songwriter Jorja Smith and football player Raheem Sterling. Adidas has collaborated with rapper Stormzy and football player David Beckham. Puma has worked with model and actress Cara Delevingne and football player Sergio Aguero. Reebok has collaborated with model Gigi Hadid and rapper Cardi B. Under Armour has worked with actor Dwayne The Rock Johnson and basketball player Stephen Curry. Considered in this report • Geography: UK • Historic year: 2017 • Base year: 2022 • Estimated year: 2023 • Forecast year: 2028 Aspects covered in this report • UK Athletic Footwear market with its value and forecast along with its segments • Various drivers and challenges • On-going trends and developments • Top profiled companies • Strategic recommendation By Product type • Running Shoes, Training and Walking Shoes • Sports Shoes • Aerobic and gym wear shoes • Trekking & Hiking Shoes • Others (cross-training shoes, walking shoes, dance shoes, etc.) By Sports Footwear Type • Tennis Shoes • Soccer Shoes • Basketball Shoes • Cricket Shoes • Others By End user • Male • Female • Kids By distribution channel • Hypermarkets/Supermarkets • Specialty Stores • Brand Outlets • Online Channels • Others (General retail, B2B, etc.) The approach of the report: This report consists of a combined approach of primary and secondary research. Initially, secondary research was used to get an understanding of the market and list out the companies that are present in it. The secondary research consists of third-party sources such as press releases, annual reports of companies, government-generated reports, and databases. After gathering the data from secondary sources, primary research was conducted by making telephone interviews with the leading players about how the market is functioning and then conducting trade calls with dealers and distributors of the market. Post this; we have started doing primary calls to consumers by equally segmenting them in regional aspects, tier aspects, age group, and gender. Once we have primary data with us, we can start verifying the details obtained from secondary sources. Intended audience This report can be useful to industry consultants, manufacturers, suppliers, associations and organizations related to the Sports Athletic Foot wear industry, government bodies, and other stakeholders to align their market-centric strategies. In addition to marketing and presentations, it will also increase competitive knowledge about the industry.

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