As we dove into the background research of this topic, we reviewed several reports from credible market databases including Marketwatch and others. However, there seems to exist only a few statistics that show the footwear/streetwear/activewear purchasing habits of Asian Americans. A summary of our findings is provided below:
- Asian Americans buying power has grown exponentially to $986 since 2000.
- Millennials Asian Americans make most online purchases in the category of clothing which is 13% more than non-Hispanic White purchasing in this category.
- It is of note that since 2010 Asian Americans represent the second-fastest-growing ethnic group after Hispanics.
- Asian American household spending is the highest among all the demographics.
- Asian Americans spend around $3000 annually on apparel which is more than 15% of the average US households. This spend is for all the apparel sub-categories including clothing and footwear.