Here are some of the key trends in running shoes based on the new products that will be debuting in 2015 as well as with interviews with retailers, brands and industry officials.

1. Maximalism Is Still Thriving
2. Small Shoe Brands Are Making Big Headway
3. Big Brands Aren't Going Away
3. Skechers Is For Real
4. Under Armour Is For Real Too
Shoe Manufacturing Is Evolving
Aesthetics Are Still Crucial
Retail Consolidation Continues