The Footwear Intel Center For FDRA Members

FOOTWEAR DISTRIBUTORS & RETAILERS OF AMERICA

Representing over 80% of the entire footwear industry, FDRA is the industry’s business and trade association, providing innovative products, training and consulting. Its members include the majority of U.S. footwear manufacturers, brands, retailers and importers to global footwear companies. What FDRA does is simple: It advocates for lower costs for consumers, allowing its members to sell more shoes and create jobs.

An online platform helping brands and suppliers cut development costs and increase speed-to-market.

News hub for footwear innovation related to design, development, materials, production and retail.

Everything you need to know about importing footwear from duty rates to rules and regulations.

Access footwear sourcing data, material costs, compliance training and trends.

Find domestic manufacturing stats, view reports and hear domestic producers stories.

Search footwear chemical and physical testing requirements by country.

Opportunities, education, and awareness for African Americans in the Footwear Industry and Community.

The footwear industry’s weekly podcast featuring executives and experts on current business trends.

Post vacancies or look for a footwear job.

See the industry’s stats and footprint across America.

FOOTWEAR BY THE NUMBERS

A closer look at footwear consumption and production throughout the United States

333626

Total US Footwear Employment

8

Avg. Pairs Imported Per Person in 2018

2500000000

Total Pairs Made in America in 2018

83

Total US Sales (in Billions) in 2018