Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Two significant factors combined to drive down revenue for the Paintball Fields industry over the five years to 2012: consistently falling interest in the sport of paintball and falling consumer disposable incomes brought about by the recession. With fewer people willing to spend money on the sport, many fields closed up shop. Competing sources of entertainment, from the internet to video games, have captured the attention of the industry's key market, adolescents aged 10 to 19. Hope remains in the serious paintballer market; operators able to host tournaments will likely outperform the overall industry and retain some stability.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The Paintball Fields industry is highly fragmented. The distribution of establishments, employment and revenue is generally highly correlated with the US population. Establishments are typically located in regions with larger populations to reduce travel times to establishments. High-population regions also tend to have higher participation levels. Additionally, the location of paintball field establishments is impacted by open space and availability for purchasing or renting a large field.
The regions that hold the greatest number of establishments include the Southeast (21.7% of establishments), West (16.2%) and Mid-Atlantic (15.5%). These three regions also have the highest proportion of the US population, which explains the high degree of establishments... purchase to read more