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Sporting Goods Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Sporting Goods Stores Market Research Report | NAICS 45111 | Aug 2014

Hanging tough: Despite rising competition, value-added services will support revenue

IBISWorld’s Sporting Goods Stores 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
Revenue
$44bn
Annual Growth 09-14
3.0%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
222,927
Businesses
37,446
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, the Sporting Goods Stores industry has fared well due to strong demand for sporting goods from more health-conscious individuals. With the sports participation rate anticipated to rise in the five years to 2014, more consumers have required athletic apparel, footwear and other sporting goods for their fitness regimens. Over the five years to 2019, industry revenue is forecast to grow, as growth in sports participation propels demand forward for athletic apparel, equipment and footwear. While individuals will be time strapped, making it difficult for consumers to incorporate fitness and sporting activities into their daily regimen, rising health consciousness will still spur demand for sporting goods... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

As with most retail industries, the Sporting Goods Stores industry's establishments typically follow the dispersion of the population. Generally, the greater the number of residents, the strong the demand for sporting goods, which creates a market for sporting goods stores to operate in these regions. The Sporting Goods Stores industry is largely concentrated in the Southeast and West regions, which are estimated to account for 23.5% and 17.6% of industry establishments, respectively. In particular, states like California and Florida comprise about 11.0% and 7.0% of total industry establishments, due to these regions having weather that is conducive to outdoor sports... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Sporting Goods Stores Industry?

Sporting goods stores retail new sporting goods including bicycles, camping equipment, exercise and fitness equipment, apparel, footwear and other goods and accessories. Products are sourced from sporting goods manufacturers and wholesalers and then sold to the general public via retail stores. Department stores, mass merchants and retailers that exclusively sell apparel are not included in this industry.

Industry Products
Sporting equipmentAthletic footwearAthletic apparel
 
Industry Activities
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