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 2019. Still, the industry will face competition from industries that offer consumers alternative ways to spend their leisure time, such as fitness-related video games... 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