Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
It has been a tough race for sporting goods wholesalers over the past five years, though revenue is anticipated to benefit from renewed spending and strong demand from health-conscious consumers over the five years to 2020. Still, the industry will continue to struggle with wholesale bypass, resulting in only meager industry revenue growth... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The Sporting Goods Wholesaling industry is concentrated in the Southeast and West regions of the United States, which combined account for 49.0% of total industry establishments. Population, climate and access to transportation are determinants of geographic industry segmentation.
Sporting goods wholesalers in the Southeast are concentrated in Florida, which comprises 9.6% of total establishments, as this state has a warmer climate than most other states, making it ideal for sporting and recreational activity. Similarly, the West region offers a warm and sunny climate, which is conducive for sporting and recreational activities. For example, California makes up 19.1% of total industry establishments... purchase to read more