Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
In the five years to 2016, revenue for the Sporting Goods Wholesaling industry in China is estimated to increase an annualized 5.4% to $40.5 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 Analysis Chapter
Sporting goods wholesalers provide a key link between manufacturers and retailers. As the classification of sporting goods is complex and many sporting goods are included in other industries (e.g. clothing and footwear), many enterprises operate across all three functions: wholesaling, manufacturing and retailing. However, this industry only includes sporting goods companies that operate at the wholesale level.
In the five years to 2016, Sporting Goods Wholesaling industry revenue is estimated to rise at an annualized rate of 5.4% to $40.5 billion. In 2011, despite rising per capita disposable income and expanding domestic demand, growth was slower compared with previous years due to rising staff and rent expenses... purchase to read more