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Hiking & Outdoor Equipment Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Hiking & Outdoor Equipment Stores Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Lifestyle Goods Stores | Sep 2015

Climbing high: Revenue trends upward as recreational spending rises

IBISWorld’s Hiking & Outdoor Equipment Stores 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
Patagonia Patagonia market share
REI REI market share
VF Corporation VF Corporation market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$4bn
Annual Growth 10-15
1.8%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
22,474
Businesses
3,150
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the next five years, as total recreation expenditure expands, demand at hiking and outdoor equipment is anticipated to grow. Nonetheless, external competition will remain a challenge as hiking and outdoor equipment becomes increasingly pervasive in other stores, a trend of the past five years. During that time, major companies like REI and Pategonia responded to rising competition by capitalizing on staff expertise and in-house manufacturing capabilities to attract consumers. For example, these companies focus more on in-store events like classes, book signings and movie screenings to bring consumers in to explore their products.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

As with most retail industries, the location of establishments in this industry relates to the region's population and consumer demand levels. This, in turn, affects the employment levels and wage costs of each region. In theory, the greater the number of residents, the stronger the demand for industry products and the need to operate stores in those regions.

The Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores industry is concentrated in the Southeast and West regions, which account for 23.5% and 17.6% of industry establishments, respectively. These are also the regions with the highest populations.

The New England and Plains regions account for the smallest shares of industry establishments... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Hiking & Outdoor Equipment Stores Industry?

Retailers in this industry primarily sell hiking and outdoor sports equipment, with a specific focus on camping and hiking supplies. Specialty sports stores, like golf, paddle sport or ski shops, general sports stores and online-only retailers are excluded from the industry.

Industry Products
ApparelEquipment and gearFootwear
 
Industry Activities
Retailing outdoor sports apparel and accessoriesRetailing outdoor sports footwearRetailing outdoor sports equipment and accessories


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