Sporting Goods Wholesaling in China: Market Research Report

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Sporting Goods Wholesaling Market Research Report | Mar 2015

IBISWorld’s Sporting Goods Wholesaling market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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

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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


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What is the Sporting Goods Wholesaling Industry?

This industry includes wholesalers of sports merchandise used for games and training such as sporting equipment, apparatus and clothing. Sporting goods wholesalers are a key link between manufacturers and retailers.

Industry Products
Sporting clothesSporting shoesSporting ballsSporting equipmentExercise equipmentProtective sporting goodsOther sporting goods
Industry Activities
Resale of balls for sports such as footballs and basketballsTrack and field equipment wholesalingAquatic and ice sports equipment wholesalingResale of gymnastic apparatusshooting equipmentWeightlifting equipment and apparatus wholesalingFishing goods wholesaling

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