Sporting Goods Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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

Running home: Industry operators will win business from more health-conscious consumers

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 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

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Sporting equipment

In 2015, sporting equipment is anticipated to comprise 61.8% of industry revenue. This industry product segment has steadily increased, though slightly, during the past five years. The overall increase can be attributed to growth in several product segments within this category outweighing losses in others. Additionally, this segment has increased overall despite rising competition from external competitors, such as department stores, warehouse clubs, superstores and online shopping websites, which have increasingly included sporting goods in their product portfolio. During the next five years, sports that are heavily reliant on equipment will drive equipment sales in sporting good services... 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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