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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 | Apr 2016

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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Market Share of Companies
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 Athletic and Sporting Goods Manufacturing industry has experienced slow growth due to modest growth in the sports participation rate. As the sports participation rate rose, more individuals required sporting goods. Favorable demand from downstream markets, such as sporting goods stores, has buoyed industry revenue growth over the period. In the five years to 2021, consumers will become more health-conscious, which will stimulate demand for athletic equipment. High rates of obesity will likely translate to heightened healthcare expenditures. Therefore, the government will likely invest in schools' physical education programs to promote healthy lifestyle choices... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Athletic and Sporting Goods Manufacturing industry requires a large amount of both labor and capital to produce sporting goods. In 2016, for every dollar spends on wages, the industry incurs an estimated $0.09 in capital expenditures. Industry operators require a plethora of specialized and nonspecialized workers to manufacture sporting products. The industry employs designers, technicians and research and development employees, among other employees. Compared with low-cost producers in China and emerging economies, the United States has substantially higher labor costs. The industry requires relatively low levels of heavy machinery and large capital investments to produce its goods... 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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