Agency Drapers summed up the sales of shoes in the UK in August 2012 year. The average retail bill was 61 pounds, and the number of items in it decreased by 18,2%. Bestsellers of women's shoes in retail are Rieker, Clarks, FitFlop, Josef Seibel. Rieker, Clarks, Padders, Ecco, Loake became the leaders in sales of men's shoes in retail. The leaders in terms of profitability were Rieker, Gabor, Clarks, Padders, Tamaris. Shoes and sneakers were best sold in August.
90% of shoe store owners said that the Olympics did not increase sales. Profitability of stores grew by only 4,6%. Based on materials from the site analpa.ru.