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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 2014

Fair game: The sedentary population threatens growth, but demand from health-conscious individuals will prevail

IBISWorld’s Sporting Goods Wholesaling 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$40bn
Annual Growth 09-14
1.8%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
64,215
Businesses
15,406
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

 


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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 equipmentCamping and fishing equipmentTeam sports equipmentGeneral exercise equipmentOther sporting goodsGolf equipment
 
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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