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Athletic & Sporting Goods Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Athletic & Sporting Goods Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33992a | Feb 2017

Poor sports: Increasing competition from foreign manufacturers has the industry in flux

The Athletic & Sporting Goods Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the five years to 2017, the Athletic and Sporting Goods Manufacturing industry has exhibited decline, primarily due to currency and exchange rate dynamics. As the dollar appreciates, domestic manufacturers struggle to compete against lower-cost imports. Additionally, international demand for industry products has tapered because US-made goods are becoming comparatively more expensive on foreign markets, decreasing export sales volumes. Foreign manufacturers have become a significant inhibitor of this industry's growth. In the five years to 2022, consumers will likely become more health conscious, which will stimulate demand for athletic equipment. The US government has played a role in providing consumers with updated nutritional and exercise guidelines... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Athletic and Sporting Goods Manufacturing industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. Over the past decade, the industry has faced a difficult operating environment. Strong competition from domestic and international players, along with an influx of imported goods into the market, has created challenging conditions for industry operators. As a result, the industry's value added (IVA), or contribution to the overall economy, is expected to decline at an annualized rate of 0.8% during the 10 years to 2022, which is much slower than the 2.0% annualized growth in US GDP over the same period.

Minimal industry revenue growth has also caused a slight contraction in enterprise and establishment numbers, due largely to declining sales by smaller operators. Sal.. purchase to read more


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What is the Athletic & Sporting Goods Manufacturing Industry?

Establishments in this industry manufacture a range of sporting and athletic goods, including balls, bags, clubs, gloves, skates, protective equipment, boards, fishing gear and other supplies. These finished products are then marketed to wholesalers and retailers. Excluded from this industry are establishments engaged in the manufacturing of athletic apparel and footwear.

Industry Products
Golf equipmentPlayground equipmentFishing tackle and equipmentOther sporting and athletic goods
Industry Activities
Baseball, basketball, hockey, tennis and golf equipmentFishing and camping equipmentHunting and firearms equipmentTrack and field equipmentOther sporting goods and equipment

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