Japan apparel and footwear market is anticipated to grow with an impressive CAGR in the forecast period, FY2023-FY2027. The market is expected to grow with the projected cumulative annular growth rate on the account of rapidly changing market practices and trends. Moreover, surge in the demand from the younger population is further driving the growth of the Japan apparel and footwear market in the upcoming five years. Rising disposable incomes, increasing brand awareness, and preferences for imported goods is supporting the growth of the Japan apparel and footwear market in the next five years. Additionally, growing organized retail and e-commerce channel and established supply chain networks are further aiding to the growth of the Japan apparel and footwear market in the future five years. Expanding fashion industry supported by the apparel, footwear, and accessories industry with changing fashion trend is further substantiating the growth of the Japan apparel and footwear market in the forecast years. Furthermore, changes in design, consumer demand, and shifting retail strategies the Japan apparel and footwear market is expected to show robust growth in the forecast period until FY2027.

The Japan apparel and footwear market is segmented into type, end-user, distribution channel, regional distribution, top 3 states analysis in each region, and competitional landscape. Based on type, the market is further divided between apparel and footwear. Apparels are anticipated to hold the largest revenue shares of the market and dominate the market segment in the upcoming five years on the account of surging demand for fashionable retail apparels. Casual wear, sportswear, inner wear, night wear, formal wear, etc. are all in demand in the future and thus substantiating the growth of the Japan apparel and footwear market in the next five years.

Some of the top players in the Japan apparel and footwear market is Uniqlo, GU, ASICS, BAPE, Mastermind Japan, Cav Empt, Nike, Inc., VF Corporation, Adidas America, Inc., Under Armour, Inc., PVH CORP., LEVI STRAUSS & CO., H&M Hennes & Mauritz LP, Kering Americas, Inc., Zara USA, Inc., among others. Major market players are actively dedicated in the research and development of the advanced products such that the consumer’s demand could be fulfilled. Consistent research ensures the future launches for the better products and services. With rapidly surging demand for the advanced products, the new market entrants would be able to establish their brand and thus their market-place. Other strategies include collaborations and partnerships with the pre-existing market players or the research institutes such that government funding can be availed for the product development.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: FY2017 – FY2020

Base Year: FY2021

Estimated Year: FY2022

Forecast Period: FY2023 – FY2027

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze the historical growth of the market size of Japan apparel and footwear market from FY2017 to FY2020.
  • To estimate and forecast the market size of Japan apparel and footwear market from FY2021 to FY2027 and growth rate until FY2027. 
  • To classify and forecast Japan apparel and footwear market based on type, end-user, distribution channel, regional distribution, top 3 states analysis in each region, and competitional landscape.  
  • To identify dominant region or segment in the Japan apparel and footwear market.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for Japan apparel and footwear market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in Japan apparel and footwear market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in Japan apparel and footwear market.
  • To identify key sustainable strategies adopted by market players in Japan apparel and footwear market.


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TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of manufacturers, suppliers, and across the country. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include the manufactures which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the manufactures, distribution channels and presence of all major players across the country.

TechSci Research calculated the market size of Japan apparel and footwear market using a bottom-up approach, wherein data for various end-user segments was recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical data of these product types and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also studied by TechSci Research.

Key Target Audience:

  • Apparel and footwear manufacturers, end users, and other stakeholders
  • Distributers and suppliers of Apparel and footwear and other stakeholders
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to apparel and footwear
  • Market research and consulting firms

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as manufacturers, suppliers, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, Japan Apparel and footwear market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Japan Apparel And Footwear Market, By Type:
    • Apparel
    • Footwear
  • Japan Apparel And Footwear Market, By End User:

o   Women

o   Men

o   Kids

  • Japan Apparel And Footwear Market, By Distribution Channel:
    • Specialty Stores
    • Supermarket/ Hypermarket
    • Online Channels
    • Others
      • Counter shops
      • Departmental Stores
  • Japan Apparel And Footwear Market, By Region:
    • Hokkaido & Tohoku
    • Kanto
    • Chubu
    • Kansai
    • Chugoku
    • Shikoku
    • Kyushu

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in Japan apparel and footwear market.

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, TechSci Research offers customizations according to a company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Company Information

  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).
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1.    Product Overview

2.    Research Methodology

3.    Impact of COVID-19 on Japan Apparel and Footwear Market

4.    Executive Summary

5.    Voice of Customer

5.1.  Factors Influencing Purchase Decisions

5.2.  Brand Awareness

5.3.  Challenges Faced by Customers

5.4.  Preferred Distribution Channel

6.    Japan Apparel and Footwear Market Outlook

6.1.  Market Size & Forecast

6.1.1.     By Value

6.2.  Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1.     By Type (Apparel and Footwear)

6.2.2.     By End-User (Women, Men, and Kids)

6.2.3.     By Distribution Channel (Specialty Stores, Supermarket/Hypermarket, Online Channels, and Others (Counter shops, departmental stores, etc.))

6.2.4.     By Region

6.3.  Market Map

7.    Japan Apparel Market Outlook

7.1.  Market Size & Forecast

7.1.1.     By Value

7.2.  Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1.     By Type (Casual Wear, Sports Wear, Night Wear and Others)

7.2.2.     By End-User

7.2.3.     By Distribution Channel

8.    Japan Footwear Market Outlook

8.1.  Market Size & Forecast

8.1.1.     By Value

8.2.  Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1.     By Type (Shoes, Sandals, Slippers and Others)

8.2.2.     By End-User

8.2.3.     By Distribution Channel

9.    Market Dynamics

9.1.  Drivers

9.2.  Challenges

10.  Market Trends & Developments

11.  Competitive Landscape

11.1.              Uniqlo

11.2.              GU

11.3.              ASICS

11.4.              BAPE

11.5.              Mastermind Japan

11.6.              Cav Empt

11.7.              Nike, Inc.

11.8.              VF Corporation

11.9.              Adidas America, Inc.

11.10.            Under Armour, Inc.

11.11.            PVH CORP.

11.12.            LEVI STRAUSS & CO.

11.13.            H&M Hennes & Mauritz LP

11.14.            Kering Americas, Inc.

11.15.            Zara USA, Inc.

12.  Strategic Recommendations

13.  About Us & Disclaimer