Sporting Goods Stores in Canada: Market Research Report

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Sporting Goods Stores in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 45111CA | Apr 2016

On the ball: Rising income levels and a broadening consumer base will bolster revenue

IBISWorld’s Sporting Goods Stores market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

During the past five years, the Sporting Goods Stores industry has contended with consumers having less leisure time, which has hampered demand for sporting goods. Meanwhile, some external competitors, such as mass merchandisers and department stores, have used their large operations to secure low-cost sporting goods in bulk from manufacturers, intensifying competition for the industry. During the next five years, the industry is expected to exhibit growth, as more health-conscious consumers purchase sporting goods to bolster their health and wellness. While leisure time is expected to decline, more consumers will value sports and fitness as a method of lowering their risk for health ailments, thus stimulating demand for sporting goods... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Prospective new entrants in the Sporting Goods Stores industry face numerous barriers, including large start-up costs. For example, the fixed cost associated with establishing or purchasing a retail outlet, as well as providing sufficient sporting goods inventory, may prevent potential industry entrants from entering the market. To compete in a highly competitive and fragmented industry, many potential industry entrants incur costs associated from advertising, marketing and promotional efforts to generate a strong customer following. Furthermore, industry operators have typically developed well-established distribution and supply-side contracts, such as with globally-based sporting goods manufacturers, which may deter potential industry entrants from entering the industry... purchase to read more


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What is the Sporting Goods Stores Industry?

This industry retails new sporting goods, including bicycles, camping equipment, exercise and fitness equipment, apparel, footwear and other sporting 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.

Industry Products
Athletic clothing and footwear Team sports equipmentBicycles and equipmentGolf equipmentFirearms, hunting equipmentFishing equipmentCamping equipment
Industry Activities
Athletic uniforms retailing Bicycle (except motorized) retailing Bowling equipment and supply retailing Diving equipment retailing Exercise equipment retailingFishing supply retailingGolf equipment and supply retailingSporting goods (e.g. scuba, skiing and outdoor) retailing

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