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Sporting Goods Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Sporting Goods Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C32.300 | Nov 2016

Sticky wicket: Strong import competition and relatively poor conditions have hampered revenue

The Sporting Goods Manufacturing 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
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Sporting Goods Manufacturing industry manufactures 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.

Over the five-year period through 2016-17, industry revenue is expected to decline at a compound annual rate of 2.9%. Companies operating overseas tend to have lower production costs and therefore have flooded the market with low-cost products. As a result, strong import competition has hindered industry revenue growth... purchase to read more

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The industry has a low level of market share concentration, with the top four players accounting for less than 5% of industry revenue. No one company is dominant in the industry and the industry is made up of a large number of small operators. In 2016, 87.8% of enterprises employed fewer than 10 people, while only 1.3% of enterprises employed over 100 people. This demonstrates the fragmented nature of the overall industry. In terms of product composition, industry operators tend to focus on niche goods. The lack of major players in the industry is also due to a shift in the manufacturing process, with several companies transferring their operations overseas where the cost of manufacturing is lower.

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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 equipmentPlayground equipment and swimming pools Fitness equipmentFishing equipment
Industry Activities
Manufacturing playground equipment and swimming poolsManufacturing golf clubs and equipmentgymnasium and athletic equipment fitness equipmentfishing equipmentother products, including rackets, bats, balls, surfboards, ski boots and roller skates

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