Led by brands such as Clarks and Timberland, the global market for branded casual footwear grew in 2011 by 12.2 percent in terms of dollars, according to an exclusive annual survey by one of our sister publications, Shoe Intelligence. Thus, it performed a little less well than the rugged outdoor footwear market, led by Merrell, which grew by 14.5 percent, as previously reported in The Compass. Also the athletic footwear market, led by Nike and Adidas, increased by 13.2 percent, as reported in Sporting Goods Intelligence. The charts with the sales and market shares of all the major players have been published in the respective newsletters and are available through our electronic archives.