Bull market for basketball shoes

|By:, SA News Editor

The NDP Group reports basketball footwear sales rose 19% to $3.3B last year.

This year has also started off strong for the category despite slow traffic across retail outlets.

Sales are up 21% Y/Y for January and February combined, led by explosive growth in the kids segment.

Basketball shoes players: Adidas (ADDYY), Nike (NKE), Foot Locker (FL), Finish Line (FINL), Under Armour (UA), AND1 (private), Dick's Sporting Goods (DKS)