Can Outdoor Specialty Retailers Conquer the Booming Running Market?

January 13, 2023

The running market has always been hyper-competitive, but new retail challengers from the outdoor world are raising the stakes for players in the space.

For the past three years, the running category has been the footwear industry’s biggest success story. As gyms closed amid the pandemic, a staggering number of people began lacing up their running shoes to head outside — and many are sticking with it. FN