Plunkett Research lists top 350 companies in Sports and names top trends changing the industry for the mid term.
Sports are big business. Combined, the “Big 4” leagues in America, the National Football League (NFL), National Basketball Association (NBA), the National Hockey League (NHL) and Major League Baseball (MLB), bring in about $28.7 billion in revenue.
The total U.S. sports market is estimated to be $472.0 billion.
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Statistical Tables Provided: 11
Companies Profiled: 373
Geographic Focus: Global
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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 Sports Leagues 8) Soccer (Football) Leagues in the U.S. and Europe Reap Significant Revenues and Sponsorships 9) New Sports Stadiums Proliferate 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 57.4 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) Lacrosse Is Among the Fastest-Growing Team Sports in America 17) Sports Agents Become Indispensable/ Sports Marketing Booms in China 18) New Video Game Console Technologies and Features Boost Sales 19) Virtual Reality and 3-D Games Create Opportunities in the Tech Industry/Immersion Games to Grow 20) Gym Memberships Continue to Rise 21) Hiking, Walking and Running—The Least Expensive Sports Draw the Most Participants 22) Bicycle Sharing Grows in Major Cities, But Financial Outlook Is Poor 23) Aging Baby Boomers Will Cause Significant Changes in the Leisure Sector, Including Sports and Activity-Based Travel 24) Athletic Footwear Sales Boom, Drawing Big Names from Athletes to Designers 25) The Vast Majority of Shoes Sold in the U.S. Are Made Elsewhere 26) Flyknit May Revolutionize Manufacture of Shoes 27) Exercise Apparel Sales Rise/Athleisure Clothing Sales Soar 28) Nanotechnology Has a Growing Role in Sports Equipment 29) 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. 2005-2015 3) Selected U.S. Sports Industry Revenues: 2009-2015 4) Sports Industry, Estimated Sources of Revenue & Expenses, U.S.: 2010-2014 5) U.S. Spectator Sports, Performing Arts & Related Industries, Breakdown of Expenses: 2009-2014 6) Estimated Annual Sporting Goods Stores Retail Sales, Inventories & Purchases: 2006-2014 7) Estimated Monthly Sporting Goods Stores Retail Sales: 1992-March 2016 8) Exports of Sporting & Athletic Equipment, U.S.: 2010-Q1 2016 9) Imports of Sporting & Athletic Equipment, U.S.: 2010-Q1 2016 10) Overview of the Media Contracts of the Four Big Sports 11) Sports Industry Employment by Business Type, U.S.: 2012-2016