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Research and Markets: Global Athletic Footwear Market 2012-2016: Top 4 Players Reviewed

Research and Markets: Global Athletic Footwear Market 2012-2016: Top 4 Players Reviewed Press Release : Research and Markets  –  Mon, Sep 23, 2013 11:37 AM EDT Related Content

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timberland fashion boots Research and Markets ( ) has announced the addition of the "Global Athletic Footwear Market 2012-2016" report to their offering.

timberland boots on sale The analysts forecast the Global Athletic Footwear market to grow at a CAGR of 1.75 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for comfortable footwear. The Global Athletic Footwear market has also been witnessing the increasing demand for lightweight athletic shoes. However, the increasing availability of counterfeit products could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.

timberland shoes The key vendors dominating this space include Adidas AG, ASICS Corp. Nike Inc., and Puma SE.

timberland shoes The other vendors mentioned in this report are Backers Footwear Group Inc., Crocs Inc., Deckers Outdoor Corp., ECCO Sko A/S, Foot Locker Inc., Geox SpA, LaCrosse Footwear Inc., Skechers USA Inc., Steven Madden Ltd., The Global Housing Group, The Jones Group Inc., Timberland LLC, Under Armour Inc., and Wolverine Worldwide Inc.,

timberland outlet Commenting on the report, an analyst from the team said: The demand for lightweight athletic shoes is increasing worldwide because they are more flexible than traditional athletic shoes. Lightweight running shoes increase speed and add comfort.

This in turn is increasing the revenue for the global market vendors. Furthermore, lightweight shoes are becoming very popular among end-users in the APAC region due to the comfort they provide. This is expected to increase the demand for this type of product and contribute revenue to the Global Athletic Footwear market during the forecast period.

According to the report, one of the main drivers is the increasing demand for comfortable footwear. The market is witnessing changes in the buying behavior of consumers who now prefer comfort over price. This factor has increased the demand for comfortable footwear, which in turn is contributing to the growth of the market.

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