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New Year, Same Down Story for US Footwear Imports

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U.S. footwear imports did not step in a new direction as 2021 kicked off, instead remaining in a downward spiral. Shipments entering the U.S. from around the world fell 17.7 percent to $1.81 billion in January, according to the Commerce Department’s Office of Textiles & Apparel (OTEXA), compared to a value of $2.2 billion a…

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