GVR Report cover Disposable Slippers Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Disposable Slippers Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Material (Terry, Waffle), By Application (Hotel, Hospital), By Distribution Channel, By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2022 - 2030

  • Report ID: GVR-4-68039-950-6
  • Number of Pages: 92
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Report Overview

The global disposable slippers market size was valued at USD 1.81 billion in 2021 and is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.9% from 2022 to 2030. The rising health, safety, and wellness trends among consumers globally are fueling the market growth. Furthermore, the industry is being driven by changing consumer behavior patterns towards hygiene products globally. The COVID-19 pandemic impacted the market both online and offline globally. The shortage of raw materials was caused due to the surge in COVID cases in the main raw material exporting countries, including China, Vietnam, and India. According to the data published by the World Trade Organization, China faced a 2.6% of reduction in the terry fabric exports from 2019-20. A rise in environmental consciousness among consumers owing to the COVID-19 outbreak prompted the use of eco-friendly slippers for indoor use. Moreover, slippers that are sustainable to the environment are becoming increasingly popular these days. Many major players throughout the world provide a variety of natural and eco-friendly models made of pure natural cotton and cotton blends and jute, which is biodegradable in nature.

 Thailand disposable slippers market size, by material, 2020 - 2030 (USD Million)

The aging population is one of the major factors driving consumer traction toward disposable slippers. Most commonly, women and the aged (above 65 years) population use the slippers at home to avoid accidents, foot pain, and bacterial and fungal infections. Moreover, a number of females use hotel slippers as compared to men. Consumers of the age group ranging from 25-54 use hotel slippers more than young adults. According to the survey conducted for the usage of hotel slippers and other complimentary products by Google, 58.6% of women and 41.4% of males use and take away hotel slippers.

Material Insights

The terry segment dominated the market and accounted for over 25.0% share of the global revenue in 2021. Terry is a material with loops along both sides that are either all-over or patterned. Cotton and cotton blends are used in the majority of terry cloth as the absorbent fiber strengthens while wet and can be washed in extremely hot water with strong bleach and detergent without harm. Due to the factors such as durability, versatility, and cost-effectiveness, terry is gaining traction among the consumers.

The waffle material segment is expected to expand at a CAGR of 7.8% during the forecast period. The most important feature is that it must be tough enough to be washed at least five times and also avoid shrinking, pilling, and shedding. Waffle slippers are lighter and cooler for warmer weather. Moreover, some suppliers such as Out Of Eden Limited are using cotton as well as polyester while making waffle slippers.

Application Insights

The hotel segment dominated the market with a revenue share of over 60.0% in 2021. It is due to the high penetration of disposable slippers and the presence of major market players in the Asia Pacific, Europe, and North America. Slippers are rapidly becoming one of the most crucial hotel amenities. Hotel slippers were provided to offer guests the choice to move throughout the hotel, including the toilet, in comfortable and clean footwear.

The hospital segment is expected to expand at a CAGR of 6.0% during the forecast period. The awareness regarding hygiene in the hospitals is rising, hence the use of disposable products such as disposable slippers is growing. These slippers are used for the purpose of protecting feet from dust and harmful chemicals. Symon Surgicals offers tear resistance, skin-friendliness, and soft texture slippers for hospitals.

Distribution Channel Insights

The wholesale segment dominated the market and accounted for over 65.0% share of the global revenue in 2021. Hotel supplies wholesale has a large assortment of amenity items at competitive pricing. Disposable slippers are rapidly becoming one of the most crucial hotel amenities available. Moreover, many wholesalers such as Blue Box Socks are supplying bulk and cost-effective disposable slippers to various hotel chains, spa centers, hospitals, and residential as well.

 Global disposable slippers market share, by distribution channel, 2021 (%)

The online segment is expected to expand at a CAGR of 5.6% during the forecast period. Consumers spend a significant portion of their disposable income on internet buying, which has become a popular practice. Rising of e-commerce has had a significant impact on travel and hotel marketing. The travel and hotel industry, along with many others, is seeing the e-commerce market become extremely competitive.

Regional Insights

The Asia Pacific dominated the market for disposable slippers and accounted for a revenue share of over 40.0% in 2021. Since 2021, the tourist and hotel industry has been increasing. According to JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group, the Asia Pacific region's total investment in hotels is worth USD 8.5 billion, amounting to 13% of total global hotel volumes. This level of activity indicated a 39% increase above volumes in 2020.

Thailand is expected to expand at a CAGR of 11.4% during the forecast period. Owing to the rise in the tourism industry, Thailand is expected to generate increased demand for disposable slippers over the forecast period. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thailand, the rise in tourism growth has resulted in significant investments in the country's hotel business, especially at the upper end of the market.

Key Companies & Market Share Insights

The global market is characterized by the presence of numerous players. Companies are focusing on increasing the production of disposable slippers in order to expand their global market share. For instance, in July 2019, The Waldorf Astoria and Aston Martin entered into a partnership to deliver disposable slippers (provided by Boca Terry) while getting massages and being pampered during a sports car race held at ‘Le Mans'.In November 2020, the hotel slipper brand, Chinatown Market, launched in-house sneakers in different colors and shades by using the fabrics from their own jackets and apparel.

Some prominent players in the global disposable slippers market include:

  • Appearus Product Corp.

  • Huini USA Beauty LLC

  • Boca Terry

  • SerrentiS

  • Caractere Paris

  • Universal Textiles

  • Yangzhou Haicheng Shoes Co.

  • Stitch India Clothing Company Pvt. Ltd.


Disposable Slippers Market Report Scope

Report Attribute


Market size value in 2022

USD 1.89 billion

Revenue forecast in 2030

USD 2.90 billion

Growth rate

CAGR of 4.9% from 2022 to 2030 in terms of revenue

Base year for estimation


Historical data

2017 - 2020

Forecast period

2022 - 2030

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million/billion and CAGR from 2022 to 2030

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company ranking, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends

Segments covered

Material, application, distribution channel, region

Regional scope

North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; Central & South America; Middle East & Africa

Country Scope

U.S.; Germany; France; U.K; China; Australia; Thailand; Brazil; Saudi Arabia

Key companies profiled

Appearus Product Corp.; Huini USA Beauty LLC.; Boca Terry; SerrentiS; Caractere Paris; Universal Textile; Yangzhou Haicheng Shoes Co.; Stitch India Clothing Company Pvt. Ltd.; SYMON SURGICALS CORPORATION

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at the global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends and opportunities in each of the sub-segments from 2017 to 2030. For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global disposable slippers market report based on material, application, distribution channel, and region:

  • Material Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2017 - 2030)

    • Terry

    • Waffle

    • Non-Woven

    • Velour

    • Cotton & Cotton Blends

    • Others

  • Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2017 - 2030)

    • Hotel

    • Spa & Wellness Centre

    • Hospitals

    • Residential

  • Distribution Channel Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2017 - 2030)

    • Wholesale

    • Retail Outlets

    • Online

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2017 - 2030)

    • North America

      • U.S.

    • Europe

      • Germany

      • France

      • U.K.

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • Thailand

      • Australia

    • Central & South America

      • Brazil

    • Middle East & Africa

      • Saudi Arabia

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