In the UK, shoe wholesale will decrease by 2,2%
Wholesale of footwear and clothing in the UK in 2012-2013 will decrease by 2,2%, to 10,6 billion pounds. This is the adjusted forecast of the international agency IBISWorld made by 15 in May. The sector is heavily dependent on demand, which is falling in all key markets. In the medium term, until 2018, the situation will not change, overall economic growth will be slow, prospects for increasing consumer incomes are not expected.
Now in the UK, 41 500 people are employed in the 4380 companies in the wholesale clothing and footwear sector. Based on materials from analpa.ru.