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Market share is up for grabs. Growth in the DTC channel, innovation, changing consumer attitudes and shopping behaviors, emerging players, and the rise of digital native brands are all causing profound shifts in the footwear industry. As a result, it's never been more important to leverage data to know what is selling, where, why, and for how much to stay on top of these trends. Backed by deep industry expertise, The NPD Group is the industry authority for the total footwear market including e-commerce, big-box stores, footwear-specialty retailers, DTC, and emerging players. 

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Fashion

Fashion

  • Fashion Boots
  • Fashion Sandals
  • Fashion Shoes
  • Slippers
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Outdoor

Outdoor

  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Hiking/Trekking
  • Outdoor/Water Sandal
  • Cold/All Weather Boots
  • Hunting/Fishing Boots
  • Water
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Performance

Performance

  • Walking
  • Indoor Court
  • Basketball
  • Running
  • Soccer/Football
  • Tennis
  • Training
  • Baseball
  • American Football
  • Golf
  • All Other Performance
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Sport Leisure

Sport Leisure

  • Skate
  • Sport Slide
  • Sport Lifestyle
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Work/Occupational/Safety

Work/Occupational/Safety

  • Work/Occupational/Safety
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Matt Powell

Vice President, Senior Industry Advisor, Sports 

Beth Goldstein

Executive Director, Industry Analyst, Fashion Footwear

Abby Calleo

Director, Business Development

Marshal Cohen

Chief Industry Advisor, Retail

We Track Fashion Footwear in the U.S. and Canada, and Sports Footwear Across the Globe

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Analytic Solutions

Analytic Solutions

Improve your marketing and product development by leveraging our advanced data techniques and proprietary solutions to predict areas of risk and growth. Uncover the “why behind the buy.”

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Athletic and Outdoor Segmentation

Athletic and Outdoor Segmentation

Identify and reach specific consumer groups so you can efficiently target and capture your most valuable consumers.

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Checkout

Checkout

Checkout is the gold standard consumer receipt panel for tracking and analyzing consumer behavior across general merchandise and foodservice. We offer the most robust e-commerce data plus tailored analytics to help you keep current customers and win new ones.

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Consumer Tracking

Consumer Tracking

Understand the footwear consumer and discover how, why, and where they are shopping, with this unmatched view of the marketplace across all distribution channels.

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Geo Level Information

Geo Level Information

Assess regional strengths and opportunities, monitor competitive performance by region, and plan and evaluate effectiveness of targeted activities. Call on our insight into retail sales in specific regions or store groupings using geo level information from our Retail Tracking Service.

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Retail Tracking

Retail Tracking

The NPD Group has the largest POS footprint in the industry. We collect weekly and monthly sales data from over 30,000 doors globally, spanning all industry channels of distribution, including independent specialty stores, department stores, mass merchants, and e-commerce. This allows you to continuously monitor sales of men’s, women’s, and children’s footwear.

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