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Licensed Sports Merchandise Market: Focus on North America (2016-2020)

Licensed Sports Merchandise Market: Focus on North America (2016-2020)

Sports licensing covers licensing of logos, symbols, names of varied sports organizations and team players. These items are owned by sports institutions which are known as licensors and they lease the rights to use their property to licensees in return of royalty. In the US, the business is dominated by the four major sports leagues, National Football League, Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association and National Hockey League along with NASCAR. In terms of its segments, sports apparel have the highest growth rate while among the sporting equipments, videogames/software are expected to grow at a faster rate as compared to sporting goods & toys and games.

The key factors driving the growth of market include rising sports market in North America, growing demand of sporting goods, accelerating economic growth, e-commerce penetration, rising popularity of sports leagues and rising participation in top sports. Some notable trends of this industry include sports apparel to gain fame among all product categories, growing demand of social media, increase in events & hot markets, development in consumer electronics, expansion in new markets and models, increasing fan engagement and growth of the female factor. However, the expansion of the market is hindered by declining retail shelf space and counterfeiting/duplicate products.

The report “Licensed Sports Merchandise Market” provides an in-depth analysis of the US and Canada market for licensed sports merchandise. The major trends, growth drivers as well as issues being faced by the industry are being presented in this report. The industry comprises few large players such as VF Corporation, G III Appeal Group, Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. and Fanatics Inc. All these companies have been profiled in the present report highlighting their key financials and business strategies for growth.


1. Licensing Market - An Overview
1.1 An Introduction
Table 1: Flowchart to Demonstrate the Processes Involved In Licensing
1.2 Types of Licensing
1.3 Facts about Sports Licensing and Merchandising
2. Global Licensed Merchandise Market Analysis
2.1 Global Retail Sales of Licensed Merchandise by Value
Table 2: Global Retail Sales of Licensed Merchandise by Value (2007-2015)
2.2 Global Retail Sales Forecast of Licensed Merchandise by Value
Table 3: Global Retail Sales Forecast of Licensed Merchandise by Value (2016-2020)
2.3 Global Retail Sales of Licensed Merchandise by Region
Table 4: Global Retail Sales of Licensed Merchandise by Region (2015)
2.4 Global Retail Sales of Licensed Merchandise by Product Category
Table 5: Global Retail Sales of Licensed Merchandise by Product Category (2015)
2.5 Global Retail Sales of Licensed Merchandise by Property Type
Table 6: Global Retail Sales of Licensed Merchandise by Property Type (2015)
3. The US & Canada Licensed Merchandise Market
3.1 The US & Canada Retail Sales of Licensed Merchandise by Value
Table 7: The US & Canada Retail Sales of Licensed Merchandise by Value (2008-2015)
3.2 The US & Canada Retail Sales of Licensed Merchandise Forecast by Value
Table 8: The US & Canada Retail Sales of Licensed Merchandise Forecast by Value (2016-2020)
3.3 The US & Canada Retail Sales of Licensed Merchandise by Product Category
Table 9: The US & Canada Retail Sales of Licensed Merchandise by Product Category (2015)
3.4 The US & Canada Retail Sales of Licensed Merchandise by Property Type
Table 10: The US & Canada Retail Sales of Licensed Merchandise by Property Type (2015)
3.5 The US & Canada Retail Sales of Licensed Merchandise by Distribution Channels
Table 11: The US & Canada Retail Sales of Licensed Merchandise by Distribution Channels (2015)
4. North America Licensed Sports Merchandise Market
4.1 Retail Sales of Licensed Sports Merchandise in the US & Canada by Value
Table 12: Retail Sales of Licensed Sports Merchandise in the US & Canada by Value (2007-2015)
4.2 Retail Sales Forecast of Licensed Sports Merchandise in the US & Canada by Value
Table 13: Retail Sales Forecast of Licensed Sports Merchandise in the US & Canada by Value (2016-2020)
4.3 Retail Sales of Licensed Sports Merchandise in the US & Canada by Product Category
Table 14: Retail Sales of Licensed Sports Merchandise in the US & Canada by Product Category (2015)
4.4 Retail Sales of Licensed Sports Merchandise in the US & Canada by League
Table 15: Retail Sales of Licensed Sports Merchandise in the US & Canada by League (2015)
4.5 Retail Sales of Licensed Sports Merchandise in the US & Canada by Distribution Channel
Table 16: Retail Sales of Licensed Sports Merchandise in the US& Canada by Distribution Channel (2015)
5. Market Dynamics
5.1 Growth Drivers
5.1.1 Rising Sports Market in North America
Table 17: North America Sport Market (2011-2020)
5.1.2 Growing Demand of Sporting Goods
Table 18: Consumer Purchases of Sporting Goods in the US (2007-2016)
5.1.3 Accelerating Economic Growth
Table 19: The US and Canada GDP Growth (2010-2016)
5.1.4 E-commerce to Play Significant Role in Market Growth
Table 20: The US E-Commerce Retail Sales (2014-2019)
5.1.5 Rising Popularity of Sports Leagues
5.1.6 Rising Participation in Top Sports
5.2 Market Trends
5.2.1 Sports Apparel to Gain Fame among all Product Categories
5.2.2 Growing Demand of Social Media
5.2.3 Increase in Events & Hot Markets
5.2.4 Development in Consumer Electronics
5.2.5 Expansion in New Markets and Models
5.2.6 Increasing Fan Engagement
5.2.7 Growth of the Female Factor
Table A: High Profile Women’s Fashion Designer Pro Sports Licensees
5.3 Challenges
5.3.1 Declining Retail Shelf Space
5.3.2 Counterfeiting/Duplicate Products
6. Competitive Landscape
6.1 Financial Comparison of Key Players
Table B: Financial Comparison of Key Players (2015)
7. Company Profiles
7.1 VF Corporation
7.1.1 Business Overview
Table 21: VF Corporation Revenue Share by Business Segment (2016)
7.1.2 Financial Overview
Table 22: VF Corporation Revenue and Net Income (2012-2016)
7.1.3 Business Strategies
7.2 G III Apparel Group
7.2.1 Business Overview
Table 23: G III Apparel Group Net Sales by Business Segment (2016)
Table 24: G III Apparel Group Net Sales by Region (2016)
7.2.2 Financial Overview
Table 25: G III Apparel Group Net Sales and Net Income (2012-2016)
7.2.3 Business Strategies
7.3 DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc.
7.3.1 Business Overview
Table 26: Dick’s Net Sales by Product Category (2015)
7.3.2 Financial Overview
Table 27: Dick’s Net Sales and Net Income (2011-2015)
7.3.3 Business Strategies
7.4 Fanatics Inc.
7.4.1 Business Overview
7.4.2 Business Strategies

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