2013 is long gone at this point, but the stats from last year's sneaker sales are just rolling in. Sneakerologist and SportsOneSource analyst Matt Powell shared his 2013 footwear review today and some of the numbers may or may not surprise you. For more insight on the sneaker industry, you can find Matt Powell on Twitter giving his takes on the business. Here were some of the key takeaways from his latest report:
Sales of Sport Footwear hit $22 billion at retail in the US in 2013, a new record.
Nearly all the growth in men’s footwear came from growth in shoes over $100.
Of the top 250 models for 2013, Nike had 128, Jordan Brand had 40, and adidas had 14.
Combined, Nike and Jordan controlled 92% of the U.S. basketball Market.