Sporting Goods Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Sporting Goods Stores Market Research Report | NAICS 45111 | Aug 2015

Hanging tough: More health-conscious consumers with deeper pockets will boost revenue

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.

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

Over the past five years, the Sporting Goods Stores industry benefited from growth in the sports participation rate, which has stimulated demand for athletic apparel, footwear and sporting goods. In the coming years, rising consumer per capita disposable income, coupled with more health-conscious individuals, will stimulate industry revenue growth, as more consumers require sporting goods for their health and fitness regimens... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Like most retail industries in the United States, the geographical spread of the Sporting Goods Stores industry's establishments closely reflects the distribution of the nation's population. Generally, the greater the number of residents in a region, the stronger the demand for sporting goods. Because most industry players are small-scale operations, they cater to their immediate local markets. In 2015, IBISWorld expects that industry establishments will be concentrated in the Southeast and West regions. The Southeast is estimated to account for 23.7% of industry establishments and 25.5% of the population. The West follows with an estimated 17.4% of industry establishments and 17.2% of the population... 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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