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Athletic & Sporting Goods Manufacturing in Canada - Industry Market Research Report

Athletic & Sporting Goods Manufacturing in Canada

The inundation of low-cost sporting goods from global manufacturers, coupled with the marginal increase in consumers' leisure time, have hampered demand for the Athletic and Sporting Goods Manufacturing industry in Canada over the past five years. More retailers are stocking low-cost sporting goods from overseas manufacturers to appeal to budget-conscious consumers. The industry is highly fragmented with many manufacturers specializing in a particular sporting activity. Industry operators' fragmented product offering prevented many manufacturers from responding quickly to changes in customer preferences for sporting activities. As the Canadian dollar depreciated, global demand for industry exports rose in line with industry products becoming relatively less expensive for global consumers. Over the five years to 2023, many provinces and territories will invest in outreach for raising awareness regarding the health benefits of exercise, which will benefit the industry.

This industry buys raw materials and transforms them into a range of sporting and athletic goods, except apparel and footwear. Examples include balls for sports such as baseball, football and basketball, and outdoor equipment activities such as fishing, hunting and camping. The finished products are then marketed to wholesalers and retailers.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Demand from sporting goods stores
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2018)
    • Table Industry trade balance
    • Table Exports To...
    • Table Business Locations 2018
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
    • Table Trade Globalization
  • Major Companies
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital Intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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