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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 | Jul 2016

Good sport: Rising disposable incomes and health consciousness will facilitate revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Sporting Goods Stores market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$47bn
Annual Growth 11-16
2.1%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
284,960
Businesses
39,814
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 health-conscious individuals. With the sports participation rate anticipated to rise over the five years to 2016, more consumers have required athletic apparel, footwear and other sporting goods for their fitness regimens. Although time-strapped individuals will find it difficult to incorporate fitness and sporting activities into their daily regimen, rising health consciousness and per capita disposable income will spur demand for sporting goods over the next five years... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Sporting Goods Stores industry has a low level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on wages, industry operators will spend $0.07 in capital investment. Capital investment is mainly in fixtures and fittings, cash registers and point-of-sale (POS) systems. This industry's capital expenditure is spent when operators open new stores, as facilities or equipment are replaced or when stores are renovated or upgraded with new checkout or inventory control systems. Over the past decade, the industry has undergone considerable change with the implementation of computer scanning technology. Its implementation has simplified labor tasks and minimized the level of human error in processing purchases... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Sporting Goods Stores Industry?

Sporting goods stores primarily 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 apparelAthletic footwear
 
Industry Activities
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