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Plunkett's Sports Industry Trends & Statistics 2015: A Summary Version of Plunkett’s Sports Industry Almanac 2015

50 Pages Plunkett Research, Ltd. August 19, 2014 SKU: PLK5315754


Key Features:
  • Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence
  • Market forecasts and Industry Statistics
  • Link to our 5-minute video overview of this industry
Pages: 50
Statistical Tables Provided: 10
Geographic Focus: Global

A condensed market research report excerpted from Plunkett’s Sports Industry Almanac 2015, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and vital statistical tables. You will gain significant insights that can help you shape your own strategy for business development, product development and investments.
  • How is the industry evolving?
  • How is the industry being shaped by new technologies?
  • How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?
  • What is the size of the market now and in the future?
Contents, Statistics, Forecasts and Analysis Include:

Major Trends Affecting the Sports Industry

1) Introduction to the Sports Industry
2) NFL (National Football League): The Biggest Money in U.S. Sports
3) Broadcasting Fees, Digital Access and Investment Savvy Boost MLB (Major League Baseball)
4) NBA (National Basketball Association) Regroups Under New Contract
5) NHL (National Hockey League) Team Differences Result in Financial Haves and Have-Nots
6) NASCAR’s Best Teams Require Massive Investment
7) Television Rights Contracts Bring in Lucrative Revenues for Major Leagues
8) World Soccer Faces Trouble Due to Lack of Parity/MLS (Major League Soccer) Holds Its Own
9) NCAA College Sports Are Big Revenue Earners
10) PGA (Professional Golf Association) Tournaments Grow in International Markets/Golf Returns to the Olympics
11) Fantasy Sports Post Growth, Creating $3.6 Billion in Revenue Online
12) Sports Equipment and Apparel Manufacturers Offer the Latest High-Tech Advantages Such as Wearable Sensors
13) Lacrosse Is Among the Fastest-Growing Team Sports in America
14) Sports Agents Become Indispensable/ Sports Marketing Booms in China
15) New Electronic Game Consoles Attempt to Revive Sales
16) 3-D Games Open New Opportunities/Immersion Games Offer Virtual Reality
17) Hiking, Walking and Running—The Least Expensive Sports Draw the Most Participants
18) Bicycle Sharing Grows in Major Cities, But Financial Outlook Is Poor
19) Aging Baby Boomers Will Cause Significant Changes in the Leisure Sector, Including Sports and Activity-Based Travel
20) Athletic Footwear Draws Big Names from Athletes to Designers
21) The Vast Majority of Shoes Sold in the U.S. Are Made Elsewhere
22) Exercise Apparel Sales Rise
23) Nanotechnology Has a Growing Role in Sports Equipment
24) High-Tech, Nanotech and Smart Fabrics Proliferate/Flyknit May Revolutionize Manufacture of Shoes

Sports Industry Statistics

1) Sports Industry Overview
2) Selected U.S. Sports Industry Revenues: 2007-2013
3) Sports Industry, Estimated Sources of Revenue & Expenses, U.S.: 2008-2012
4) U.S. Spectator Sports, Performing Arts & Related Industries, Breakdown of Expenses: 2007-2012
5) Estimated Annual Sporting Goods Stores Retail Sales, Inventories & Purchases: 2004-2012
6) Estimated Monthly Sporting Goods Stores Retail Sales: 1992-April 2014
7) Exports of Sporting & Athletic Equipment, U.S.: 2008-Q1 2014
8) Imports of Sporting & Athletic Equipment, U.S.: 2008-Q1 2014
9) Overview of the Media Contracts of the Four Big Sports
10) Sports Industry Employment by Business Type, U.S.: 2009-2013

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