Sporting Goods Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Sporting Goods Stores Market Research Report | NAICS 45111 | Mar 2016

Good sport: Rising disposable incomes and health consciousness will spur demand

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
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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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 during the five years to 2016, more consumers have required athletic apparel, footwear and other sporting goods for their fitness regimens. In the coming years, while individuals will be time-strapped, making it difficult for consumers to incorporate fitness and sporting activities into their daily regimen, rising health consciousness and per capita disposable income will still spur demand for sporting goods... 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 2016, IBISWorld expects that industry establishments will be concentrated in the Southeast and West regions. The Southeast is estimated to account for 23.8% of industry establishments and 25.5% of the population. The West follows with an estimated 17.5% 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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