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Sporting Goods Wholesaling in the US: Market Research Report

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Sporting Goods Wholesaling Market Research Report | NAICS 42391 | Mar 2016

Fair game: Wholesale bypass will hurt the industry, but high demand will stave off major declines

IBISWorld’s Sporting Goods Wholesaling 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
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$41bn
Annual Growth 11-16
-2.9%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
76,401
Businesses
19,339
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 2021. Still, the industry will continue to struggle with wholesale bypass, resulting in a gradual decline in industry revenue... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

Over the five years to 2016, industry revenue is anticipated to contract at an annualized rate of 2.9% to $41.4 billion. Although this rate represents a slow and steady decline for an industry, it masks the fact that the Sporting Goods Wholesaling industry underwent a period of significant volatility in recent years. The industry rebounded immediately after a staggering drop during the recession with robust increases in 2010 and 2011; however, the Sporting Goods Wholesaling industry has succumbed the negative effects of wholesale bypass since, resulting in declining revenue since 2012. As a result, industry profitability has suffered as well, stagnating 3.8% of industry revenue over the past five years... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Sporting Goods Wholesaling Industry?

Operators in this industry wholesale a range of sporting and recreational goods and accessories, such as billiards equipment, pool supplies, sporting firearms and ammunition, and marine craft and equipment. This industry does not include the wholesale of athletic apparel and footwear, automobiles, other motor vehicles or transportation equipment.

Industry Products
Hunting equipment and firearmsBicyclesGeneral exercise equipmentTeam sports equipmentSwimming pools and pool suppliesCamping and fishing equipmentMarine pleasure craftOther sporting goods
 
Industry Activities
Baseball, bowling, football, golf, hockey and tennis equipment wholesalingBicycle (except motorized) and go-cart wholesalingCamping and fishing equipment wholesalingFitness equipment wholesalingGuns, firearms, ammunition and hunting equipment wholesalingAthletic uniform wholesalingBoat, boating and marine equipment wholesalingSkiing equipment wholesalingSwimming pools, hot tubs and supplies wholesalingPlayground equipment and supplies wholesaling


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