Ahead of the game: Rising exports and growing sports participation drive revenue growth

The Sporting Goods Manufacturing industry is responsible for the production of a wide range of sporting goods, including playground equipment, swimming pools, golf equipment, fishing equipment and fitness equipment. Clothing and footwear manufacturing is excluded from the industry. The industry is extremely sensitive to international trade, with imports satisfying a large share of domestic demand and exports accounting for the bulk of industry revenue.Industry revenue is expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 1.2% over the five years through 2019-20. Revenue has been supported over the period by growing health consciousness and a series of government initiatives to encourage sport participation and activeness among the younger demographics...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£663.1m
Annual Growth 15-20
1.2%
Forecast Growth 20-25
Profit
Employment
5,083
Businesses
853
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Government health initiatives and increasing exports have driven industry revenue growth
  • Downstream funding for grassroots sports has indirectly benefited the industry
  • Rising sports participation among older demographics is anticipated to help drive revenue growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    Operators in the Sporting Goods Manufacturing industry are well distributed throughout the United Kingdom. There are several contributing factors for establishment locations, such concentration of sports clubs, sporting retailers, population distribution and income levels. Furthermore, transport links such as ports and the skill of the local workforce are also contributing factors.The South EastThe South East has the highest concentration of industry establishments, accounting for 13%. The region is estimated to be home to the largest number of sports clubs and sporting retailers, which are key downstream markets. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Sporting Goods Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Sporting Goods Manufacturing Industry are

  • Ability to alter goods and services produced in favour of market conditions
  • Access to niche markets
  • Proximity to transport
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from sporting and outdoor equipment retailers and Sport participation in the Sporting Goods Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Sporting Goods Manufacturing Industry?

    The Sporting Goods Manufacturing industry produces a vast array of sporting goods, including playground equipment, swimming pools, fitness equipment, ski boots, bows, crossbows, rackets, bats and fishing equipment.

    Industry Products
  • Golf clubs and equipment
  • Playground equipment and swimming pools
  • Fitness equipment
  • Fishing equipment
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing playground equipment and swimming pools
  • Manufacturing golf clubs and equipment
  • Manufacturing gymnasium and athletic equipment
  • Manufacturing fitness equipment
  • Manufacturing fishing equipment
  • Manufacturing other products, including rackets, bats, balls, surfboards, ski boots and roller skates
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from sporting and outdoor equipment retailers
  • Sport participation
  • Health consciousness
  • Real effective exchange rate
  • Real household disposable income

  • Current Performance
  • Import competition
  • Export expansion
  • Promoting participation
  • Health consciousness
  • Industry troubles
  • Market structure and profit
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Health consciousness
  • Industry assistance
  • Industry exports
  • Import competition
  • Market structure and profit
  • Table: Sporting Goods Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Sporting Goods Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Department Stores
  • Sporting and Outdoor Equipment Retailers
  • Primary Education
  • Sports Clubs
  • Gyms & Fitness Centres

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Metal & Metal Ore Wholesaling
  • Other Intermediate Product Wholesaling
  • Other Machinery and Equipment Wholesaling
  • Primary Form Plastics Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Playground equipment and swimming pools
  • Golf clubs and equipment
  • Fitness equipment
  • Fishing equipment
  • Other
  • Chart: Sporting Goods Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Sporting goods retailers
  • Online retailers and e-commerce
  • Sports clubs and events
  • Local governments and schools
  • Other
  • Gyms and fitness centres
  • Wholesalers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Sporting Goods Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    WagesPurchasesProfitDepreciationMarketingRentUtilitiesOtherResearch and developmentOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Sporting Goods Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Sporting Goods Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Sporting Goods Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Sporting Goods Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2011-2025)
  • Industry Gross Product (2011-2025)
  • Establishments (2011-2025)
  • Businesses (2011-2025)
  • Employment (2011-2025)
  • Exports (2011-2025)
  • Imports (2011-2025)
  • Wages (2011-2025)
  • Wages (2011-2025)
  • Purchases (2011-2025)
  • Profit (2011-2025)
  • Depreciation (2011-2025)
  • Marketing (2011-2025)
  • Rent (2011-2025)
  • Utilities (2011-2025)
  • Other (2011-2025)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
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