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Summer footwear quarterly report: sneakers may be hot for a few more seasons

In footwear, more and more consumers are prioritizing comfort and versatility. No wonder, then, that sportswear still accounts for a significant share of the market. According to NPD group's quarterly report on shoe sales, casual shoes once again outpaced fashion and performance shoes (including sandals, which are often popular in warm months). Sales in the sports lifestyle category, which NPD classifies as a leisure shoe subcategory, climbed 8% in the quarter, accounting for 85% of the growth in the leisure category [...]