According to a new research report by Global Market Insights Inc., the U.S. Slip Resistant Shoes Market size for restaurant application is set to surpass $1.77 billion by 2026.
Slips, trips, and falls are the major causes of injuries amongst restaurant workers. In U.S., they account for one of every three restaurant injuries that disable the workers. As per the safety programs & protocols formulated by regulatory bodies, slip resistance shoes are critical to avoid injuries in kitchens and nearby areas, driving U.S. slip resistant shoes market growth for restaurant application.
Slip-resistant shoes play a vital role in restraining slips-related falls by providing traction that can prevent the loss of balance. These safety shoes protect restaurant workers by enhancing the amount of friction with the floor regardless of water, grease, or other substances. The additional traction from footwear reduces slips & falls in kitchens significantly.
Growing demand of attractive leather slip resistant footwear will foster industry profitability
Leather material segment was over 10 million pairs and is expected to register over 3% through 2026. Leather material demand for slip resistance shoes is influenced by fashion trends and increasing consumer disposable income. Factors including tax exemptions on leather imports along with an influx of leather suppliers have prompted manufacturers to use leather materials due to enhanced value chain proposition will drive the U.S. slip resistant shoes market share for restaurant application.
Browse key industry insights spread across 112 pages with 38 market data tables and 29 figures & charts from the report, “U.S. Slip Resistant Shoes Market for Restaurant Application By Material (Leather, Synthetic), By Sole (Rubber, Synthetic [PU, PVC]), By Restaurant Type (Casual Dining, Family Style, Fine Dining/High End, Fast Casual, Fast Food/Quick Serve Restaurant), By Sales Channel (Retail Stores, Online Stores), By Gender (Men, Women), By Shoe Type(Athletic, Casual, Dress, Dress Casual, Clog) Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2015 – 2026” in detail along with the table of contents:
Rising demand for comfortable rubber soles will foster non slip shoes demand
“According to market analysis and trends, rubber sole segment is expected to surpass CAGR 3% from 2020 to 2026.”
A slip resistant outsole derived from a rubber compound is softer and more slip resistant when subjected to oil, grease, and water than other outsole materials. As per industry reports, around 8% and 9% of footwear worldwide is produced with rubber soles owing to wider availability and strong production capability globally. The rubber shoe sole enhances overall quality and style of shoes due to which it is becoming preferred option for manufacturers. These factors will drive U.S. slip resistant shoes market for restaurant application.
“As per industry forecasts, U.S. women slip resistant shoes for restaurant application is projected to exceed over 3.5% through 2026 due to growing number of women in the restaurant sector”
As per industry reports approximately 46.3% workers are male while 53.7% workers are female. Female employees account for 71 % of servers nationwide, 41% of fine dining bartenders, and 19% of chef positions. Initiatives for offering safe working environment for women will positively impact women employment opportunities in restaurant industry thus fostering U.S. slip resistant shoes market demand.
Key product manufacturers in U.S. non slip shoes industry for restaurant application are Crocs Inc, KEEN INC, Clement Design, Shoes For Crews, Fila, Docker Shoes, Caleres, Inc., Bravo Shoes, and Skechers.
Companies are engaged in several strategical initiatives including partnerships, strategic acquisitions & mergers, innovations, and collaborations to improve market share and regional presence. For example, In May 2019, Vionic introduced Vionic Pro Slip-Resistant Shoes. The product is ideal for people, who work in hospitals and restaurants. This step has helped the firm to increase its product offerings.
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