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Sporting Goods Stores in Canada: Market Research Report

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Sporting Goods Stores in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 45111CA | Apr 2014

Tough competition: The industry will rebound, but mass merchandisers threaten growth

The Sporting Goods Stores market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$5bn
Annual Growth 09-14
-0.3%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
26,122
Businesses
5,074
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry has been flexing its muscles over the past five years. Revenue has increased in the wake of rising consumer awareness of the benefits of good health and participation in sports. However, not all news has been good for the industry; a decline in disposable income during the recession and increasing levels of competition from department stores and mass merchandisers have restrained growth. However, as consumer spending conditions rebound in the next five years, industry growth will return... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Similar to most retail industries, the Sporting Goods Stores industry follows the dispersion of the Canadian population. Industry establishments are primarily concentrated in the following territories and provinces: with 34.1% of industry establishments in Ontario, 23.0% in Quebec, 18.7% in British Columbia and 11.7% in Alberta. Comparatively, the Canadian population, according to 2013 (latest data available) data from Statistics Canada, is largely concentrated in Ontario, with 38.5% of the total population, followed by Quebec (23.2%), British Columbia (13.0%) and Alberta (11.4%), respectively.

Typically, sporting goods retailers locate near consumers and develop establishments in areas with high customer foot traffic, such as malls and shopping centres... 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
Sporting equipmentAthletic footwearAthletic apparelOther products
 
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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