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 Investment Chapter
In 2015, for every dollar spent on wages (including R&D), about 17 cents are invested in capital, indicating a low level of capital intensity. Because a large range of advanced equipment and factories is not required, wholesaling enterprises invest limited resources into fixed assets. Depreciation costs only account for about 0.9% of revenue. The average number of employees in this industry is also small. A company with annual revenue of about $4.0 million generally has less than 50 employees... purchase to read more