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Sporting Goods Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Sporting Goods Stores Market Research Report | NAICS 45111 | Jul 2016

Good sport: Rising disposable incomes and health consciousness will facilitate revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Sporting Goods Stores market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, the Sporting Goods Stores industry has fared well due to strong demand for sporting goods from health-conscious individuals. With the sports participation rate anticipated to rise over the five years to 2016, more consumers have required athletic apparel, footwear and other sporting goods for their fitness regimens. Although time-strapped individuals will find it difficult to incorporate fitness and sporting activities into their daily regimen, rising health consciousness and per capita disposable income will spur demand for sporting goods over the next five years... purchase to read more

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The Sporting Goods Stores industry is highly fragmented and characterized by a large number of small players as well as several companies that each contribute about 10.0% of total industry revenue. Many industry operators are family owned or independently operated and cater to a market niche of local consumers. For instance, about 50.0% of total industry establishments are nonemployers, meaning they are sporting goods stores that are owner-operated with no additional employees. However, although there is a large amount of nonemployers, these establishments are expected to account for only 3.5% of total industry revenue. As mass merchandisers enter the Sporting Goods Stores industry, the landscape for the industry has changed... purchase to read more


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What is the Sporting Goods Stores Industry?

Sporting goods stores primarily retail new sporting goods, including bicycles, camping equipment, exercise and fitness equipment, apparel, footwear and other goods and accessories. Products are sourced from sporting goods manufacturers and wholesalers and then sold to the general public via retail stores. Department stores, mass merchants and retailers that exclusively sell apparel are not included in this industry.

Industry Products
Sporting equipmentAthletic apparelAthletic footwear
Industry Activities
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