Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
In the five years to 2015, revenue for the Sporting Goods Wholesaling industry in China is estimated to increase an annualized 6.1% to $37.6 billion. Over the five-year period, the main factors driving industry performance have been higher consumption in China, large sporting events hosted by China, people's increasing pursuit for healthier lifestyles and the country's active involvement in international trade within the World Trade Organization (WTO) framework.
Many large sporting goods manufacturers have established sales companies that incorporate the wholesale function; these operators tend to achieve higher profitability than independent wholesalers in this industry.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The top four companies in this industry are expected to account for less than 10.0% of total revenue in 2015. This industry is therefore subject to a low level of concentration. About 80.0% of industry enterprises are small scale, with annual revenue totaling less than $360,000. There has not been significant merger or acquisition activity occurring in the industry in recent years.
Goods handled tend to be of a complex nature, and large players often span a number of industries. Therefore, only a small share of revenue comes from large-scale operators. For example, Li Ning Company Limited stocks sporting clothes for leisure purposes, which are not classified in this industry... purchase to read more