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2018 Market Research Report on Sporting Goods Stores Industry

[Published: Nov 2017]


Current Research on the Sporting Goods Stores Industry

This section provides answers to fundamental and critical questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size ($ millions)?
  2. What is the Sporting Goods Stores industry outlook?
  3. Has the market grown or declined?
  4. What is the market growth rate?
  5. Are long term forecasts positive or negative?
  6. What is the industry size and average company size?
  7. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. market size for the Sporting Goods Stores industry: statistics cover all companies, both public and private. In addition to total revenue, the industry research provides details on employees, companies, and average firm size in the sector. Use this market information to research and analyze growth rates and the Sporting Goods Stores industry trends and market outlook based on quantitative research and economic data.

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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)


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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis



Market Forecast - Sporting Goods Stores[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook & Sporting Goods Stores future growth trends. The following five-year forecast utilizes advanced economics and statistics to project both short-term and long-term market growth and outlook. The industry outlook can be used to set a strategy applicable to economic realities.

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Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Sporting Goods Stores industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Groceries & Other Food Items For Human Consumption Off The Premises

Men's Wear, Including Accessories

Men's Sports Apparel, Including Tennis, Golf, Jogging, Swimming, & Other Exercise Apparel

Men's Sweat Tops, Pants, & Warm-Ups

Other Men's Wear

Women's, Juniors', & Misses' Wear, Including Accessories

Women's Sports Apparel, Including Tennis, Golf, Jogging, Swimming, & Other Exercise Apparel

Women's Sweat Tops, Pants, & Warm-Ups

Other Women's, Juniors', & Misses' Wear

Children's Wear, Including Boys', Girls', & Infants' & Toddlers' Clothing & Accessories

Costumes & Unisex Clothing

Footwear, Including Accessories

Men's & Women's Outdoor Hiking/Sports Boots

Men's Athletic Footwear, Including Tennis Shoes/Sneakers

Women's Athletic Footwear, Including Tennis Shoes/Sneakers

Children's Athletic Footwear, Including Boys', Girls', Infants', & Toddlers' Tennis Shoes/Sneakers

All Other Footwear, Including Accessories

Kitchenware & Home Furnishings

Jewelry, Including Watches, Watch Attachments, Novelty Jewelry, Estate/Antique Jewelry.

Toys, Hobby Goods, & Games

Optical Goods, Including Eyeglasses, Contact Lenses, Sunglasses.

Sporting Goods & Recreational Equipment

Team Sports Equipment

Tennis Equipment

Golf Equipment

Snow-Skiing & Snowboarding Equipment

Exercise/Fitness Equipment

Firearms, Hunting Equipment, & Supplies

Fishing Tackle, Including Bait

Camping & Backpacking Equipment & Supplies

Bicycles, Parts & Accessories

Scuba & Skin Diving Equipment

Water Skiing, Surfing & Sail Boarding Equipment

Billiards Equipment & Supplies

Hockey Equipment

All Other Sporting Goods, Including Archery Equip, Badminton Sets.

Boats & Other Sport Vehicles, Parts & Accessories

New Boats, Canoes, Kayaks, Motors, Parts & Accessories

Lawn, Garden, & Farm Equipment & Supplies

All Other Merchandise, Excluding Lottery Ticket Sales/Commissions

All Nonmerchandise Receipts

Labor Charges For Work Performed By This Establishment

All Other Nonmerchandise Receipts



U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower market share than average.

U.S. map of Sporting Goods Stores by state

Market Trends for Sporting Goods Stores

Rise and fall in market prices are affectedd by supply, demand, and the cost of goods/services sold. Higher demand or COGS will put upward price pressure on prices. Higher competition among Sporting Goods Stores companies will put a downward pressure on prices. The chart shows how prices are changing within the , month-to-month over the last three years.

price index trends

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Repairs
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Depletion
Domestic production activities deduction
Advertising
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Depreciation
Amortization
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
 
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics




Financial Ratio Analysis - Sporting Goods Stores

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a company in the industry compares relative to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation Ratios - Sporting Goods StoresIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Sporting Goods Stores industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Sporting Goods Stores measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.


Liquidity Ratios - Sporting Goods StoresIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.


Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.



Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 3%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Sales and Related Occupations 75%
Supervisors of Sales Workers 8%
First-Line Supervisors of Sales Workers 8%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 8%
Retail Sales Workers 67%
Cashiers 7%
Cashiers 7%
Retail Salespersons 59%
Retail Salespersons 59%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 11%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


Companies in Sporting Goods Stores and Similar Industries[PREMIUM]

Sporting Goods Stores market research identifies top companies with the largest estimated market share. Information includes corporate earnings and public company ticker symbols where available.

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Public Sporting Goods Stores Company News

Web scan for recent news about public companies. Sporting Goods Stores market research on key company news, and Sporting Goods Stores statistics.

The market size analysis identifies the overall sales data within the industry. Statistics break down facts about companies within the market.


Government Contracts Related to Sporting Goods Stores

In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $3,623,897 on Sporting Goods Stores. It has awarded 357 contracts to 83 companies, with an average value of $43,661 per company.   

Top government vendors:

CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount



Growth Opportunities / Competitive Threats

Companies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in Sporting Goods Stores to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.

The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.

Sporting Goods
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Sporting Goods StoresOpportunity/Threat
Motorcycle, Boat & Other Automobile Dealers Competing industry
Warehouse Clubs, Supercenters & Big Box Retail Competing industry
Discount Department Stores Competing industry
Online (Internet) Shopping Competing industry
Mail-Order Houses Competing industry

Sales from other industries of Sporting Goods are less than those from Sporting Goods Stores. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Sporting Goods sales, taking market share from this industry.
Sporting Goods Product Sales Report



Footwear, Including Accessories
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Sporting Goods StoresOpportunity/Threat
Family Clothing Stores
Discount Department Stores Competing industry
Online (Internet) Shopping Competing industry
Warehouse Clubs, Supercenters & Big Box Retail Competing industry
Women's Clothing Stores Competing industry

Sales from other industries of Footwear, Including Accessories are less than those from Sporting Goods Stores. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Footwear, Including Accessories sales, taking market share from this industry.
Footwear, Including Accessories Product Sales Report



Men's Wear, Including Accessories
Men's Wear, Including Accessories Product Sales Report

Bicycles, Parts & Accessories
Bicycles, Parts & Accessories Product Sales Report

Men's Sports Apparel, Including Tennis, Golf, Jogging, Swimming
Men's Sports Apparel, Including Tennis, Golf, Jogging, Swimming Product Sales Report

Women's, Juniors', And Misses' Wear, Including Accessories
Women's, Juniors', And Misses' Wear, Including Accessories Product Sales Report

Men's Athletic Footwear, Including Sneakers & Outdoor/Hiking Boots
Men's Athletic Footwear, Including Sneakers & Outdoor/Hiking Boots Product Sales Report

Women's Sports Apparel, Including Tennis, Golf, Jogging, Swimming
Women's Sports Apparel, Including Tennis, Golf, Jogging, Swimming Product Sales Report

Women's Athletic Footwear, Including Sneakers & Outdoor/Hiking Boots
Women's Athletic Footwear, Including Sneakers & Outdoor/Hiking Boots Product Sales Report

Men's Sweat Tops, Pants, & Warm-Ups
Men's Sweat Tops, Pants, & Warm-Ups Product Sales Report



Segments classified within this market research report

This market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
Outdoor sporting equipment stores, Pro shops (e.g., golf, skiing, tennis), Exercise equipment stores, Uniform stores, athletic, Sports gear stores (e.g., outdoors, scuba, skiing), Fishing supply stores (e.g., bait), Saddlery stores, Golf pro shops, Sporting goods stores, Tack shops, Footwear (e.g., bowling, spiked), specialty sports, stores, Gun shops, Diving equipment stores, Shoe stores, specialty sports footwear (e.g., Athletic equipment and supply stores (including uniforms), Bicycle (except motorized) shops, Bowling equipment and supply stores, Tackle shops (i.e., fishing), etc.



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