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Sporting Goods Stores in the US - Industry Market Research Report


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Sporting Goods Stores in the US

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.

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.

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 (2016)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Per capita disposable income
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2016)
    • Table Business Locations 2016
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. (US retail sales) - financial performance
    • Table Academy Sports & Outdoors (US retail sales)
    • Table Cabela's Inc. (US retail sales) - financial performance
    • Table Recreational Equipment Inc. (US retail sales) - financial performance
  • 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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