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Plunkett's Sports Industry Almanac 2018: Sports & Recreation Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

PLUNKETT'S SPORTS INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2018

Key findings:

  • Plunkett Research lists top 350 companies in Sports and names top trends changing the industry for the mid term.
Key Features:
  • Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence
  • Market forecasts and Industry Statistics
  • Industry Associations and Professional Societies List
  • In-Depth Profiles of hundreds of leading companies
  • Industry Glossary
  • Buyer may register for free access to search and export data at Plunkett Research Online
  • Link to our 5-minutes video overview of this industry
Pages: 511
Statistical Tables Provided: 11

Companies Profiled: 373
Geographic Focus: Global

A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms.You will gain vital 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?
  • What are the financial results of the leading companies?
  • What are the names and titles of top executives?
  • What are the top companies and what are their revenues?
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 a New Collective Bargaining Agreement
5) NHL (National Hockey League) Team Differences Result in Financial Haves and Have-Nots
6) NASCAR’s Team Valuations Drop
7) Television Rights Contracts Bring in Lucrative Revenues for Major Sports Leagues
8) Soccer (Football) Leagues in the U.S. and Europe Reap Significant Revenues and Sponsorships
9) New Sports Stadiums Launched in the U.S./Stadium Sponsorships Offset Costs
10) NCAA College Sports Are Big Revenue Earners
11) PGA (Professional Golf Association) Tournaments Grow in International Markets/Golf Returns to the Olympics
12) Fantasy Sports Post Growth, with 59.3 Million Players
13) eSports: Electronic Games Become Spectator Sports
14) Sports Equipment Manufacturers Offer the Latest High-Tech Advantages
15) Wearable Sensors Track Exercise Data/Apparel and Shoe Manufacturers Adopt Technologies
16) Sports Agents Become Indispensable/ Sports Marketing Booms in China
17) New Video Game Console Technologies and Features Boost Sales
18) Virtual Reality and 3-D Games Create Opportunities in the Tech Industry/ Immersion Games to Grow
19) Gym Memberships Continue to Rise
20) Bicycle Sharing Grows in Major Cities, But Financial Outlook Is Poor
21) Aging Baby Boomers Will Cause Significant Changes in the Leisure Sector, Including Sports and Activity-Based Travel
22) Athletic Footwear Sales Boom, Drawing Big Names from Athletes to Designers
23) The Vast Majority of Shoes Sold in the U.S. Are Made Elsewhere
24) 3-D Printing and Robotics Revolutionize Manufacture of Shoes and Fabrics
25) Exercise Apparel Sales Rise/Athleisure Clothing Sales Soar
26) Nanotechnology Has a Growing Role in Sports Equipment
27) Sports Equipment and Social Media Converge

Sports Industry Statistics

1) Sports Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
2) Estimated Size of the Entire Sports Industry, U.S. 2006-2016
3) Global Sports Industry Revenues, 2015-2016
4) Selected U.S. Sports Industry Revenues: 2010-2016
5) Sports Industry, Estimated Sources of Revenue & Expenses, U.S.: 2011-2015
6) U.S. Spectator Sports, Performing Arts & Related Industries, Breakdown of Expenses: 2010-2015
7) Estimated Annual Sporting Goods Stores Retail Sales, Inventories & Purchases: 2008-2016
8) Estimated Monthly Sporting Goods Stores Retail Sales: 1992-February 2017
9) Exports of Sporting & Athletic Equipment, U.S.: 2010-2016
10) Imports of Sporting & Athletic Equipment, U.S.: 2010-2016
11) Overview of the Media Contracts of the Four Big Sports
12) Sports Industry Employment by Business Type, U.S.: 2013-2017


Introduction
How To Use This Book
Chapter 1: 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 a New Collective Bargaining Agreement
5) NHL (National Hockey League) Team Differences Result in Financial Haves and Have-Nots
6) NASCAR’s Team Valuations Drop
7) Television Rights Contracts Bring in Lucrative Revenues for Major Sports Leagues
8) Soccer (Football) Leagues in the U.S. and Europe Reap Significant Revenues and Sponsorships
9) New Sports Stadiums Launched in the U.S./Stadium Sponsorships Offset Costs
10) NCAA College Sports Are Big Revenue Earners
11) PGA (Professional Golf Association) Tournaments Grow in International Markets/Golf Returns to the Olympics
12) Fantasy Sports Post Growth, with 59.3 Million Players
13) eSports: Electronic Games Become Spectator Sports
14) Sports Equipment Manufacturers Offer the Latest High-Tech Advantages
15) Wearable Sensors Track Exercise Data/Apparel and Shoe Manufacturers Adopt Technologies
16) Sports Agents Become Indispensable/ Sports Marketing Booms in China
17) New Video Game Console Technologies and Features Boost Sales
18) Virtual Reality and 3-D Games Create Opportunities in the Tech Industry/ Immersion Games to Grow
19) Gym Memberships Continue to Rise
20) Bicycle Sharing Grows in Major Cities, But Financial Outlook Is Poor
21) Aging Baby Boomers Will Cause Significant Changes in the Leisure Sector, Including Sports and Activity-Based Travel
22) Athletic Footwear Sales Boom, Drawing Big Names from Athletes to Designers
23) The Vast Majority of Shoes Sold in the U.S. Are Made Elsewhere
24) 3-D Printing and Robotics Revolutionize Manufacture of Shoes and Fabrics
25) Exercise Apparel Sales Rise/Athleisure Clothing Sales Soar
26) Nanotechnology Has a Growing Role in Sports Equipment
27) Sports Equipment and Social Media Converge
Chapter 2: Sports Industry Statistics
Sports Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
Estimated Size of the Entire Sports Industry, U.S. 2006-2016
Global Sports Industry Revenues, 2015-2016
Selected U.S. Sports Industry Revenues: 2010-2016
Sports Industry, Estimated Sources of Revenue & Expenses, U.S.: 2011-2015
U.S. Spectator Sports, Performing Arts & Related Industries, Breakdown of Expenses: 2010-2015
Estimated Annual Sporting Goods Stores Retail Sales, Inventories & Purchases: 2008-2016
Estimated Monthly Sporting Goods Stores Retail Sales: 1992-February 2017
Exports of Sporting & Athletic Equipment, U.S.: 2010-2016
Imports of Sporting & Athletic Equipment, U.S.: 2010-2016
Overview of the Media Contracts of the Four Big Sports
Sports Industry Employment by Business Type, U.S.: 2013-2017
Chapter 3: Sports Industry Contacts
Addresses, Telephone Numbers and Internet Sites
Chapter 4: THE SPORTS 350:
Who They Are and How They Were Chosen
Index of Companies Within Industry Groups
Alphabetical Index
Index of U.S. Headquarters Location by State
Index of Non-U.S. Headquarters Location by Country
Individual Profiles on each of THE SPORTS 350
Additional Indexes
Index of Hot Spots for Advancement for Women/Minorities
Index by Subsidiaries, Brand Names and Affiliations
A Short Sports Industry Glossary

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