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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 | Jun 2017

New players: Schemes to increase young people's participation have boosted revenue

IBISWorld’s Sporting Goods Manufacturing 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Annual Growth 18-23
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Growth has been supported by initiatives designed to encourage sports participation
  • Strong demand for high-value exports is expected to have supported industry growth
  • Substantial investments are anticipated to continue to stimulate demand for sporting goods and equipment.
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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 years through 2017-18, industry revenue is expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 6.3%. Revenue has been supported by growing health consciousness and a series of government initiatives to encourage sports participation among the younger demographic... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The level of capital intensity is determined by comparing the human and capital factors of production, using wages and depreciation costs as proxies. Comparatively high depreciation costs indicate a high level of investment in depreciable assets, such as buildings and equipment, and therefore high capital intensity. Conversely, high wage costs indicate high labour intensity.

The industry has a medium level of capital intensity, with an estimated capital-to-labour ratio of 1:4.39 in 2017-18. For every £1.00 spent on capital, industry operators spend an average of £4.39 on labour. Different types of machinery are required for production and designing purposes. However, labour is required at various stages of production, including design, manufacture and distribution. Emp.. 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 Health consciousness and Sport participation in the Sporting Goods Manufacturing industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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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

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Health consciousness
  • Sport participation
  • Government capital expenditure
  • Demand from computer game publishing
  • Demand from sporting and outdoor equipment retailers
  • Real household disposable income
  • Current Performance
  • Import competition
  • Export growth
  • Health consciousness
  • Government funding
  • Revenue constraints
  • Profit, employment and establishments
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Health consciousness
  • Government initiatives
  • International trade
  • Challenges, profit and changes
  • Table: Sporting Goods Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Sporting Goods Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Department Stores
  • Sporting and Outdoor Equipment Retailers
  • Primary Education
  • Gyms & Fitness Centres
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Metal & Metal Ore Wholesaling
  • Other Intermediate Product Wholesaling
  • Other Machinery and Equipment Wholesaling
  • Products & Services
  • Playground equipment and swimming pools
  • Golf clubs and equipment
  • Other
  • Fitness equipment
  • Fishing equipment
  • Chart: Sporting Goods Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Exports
  • Sporting goods retailers
  • Online retailers and e-commerce
  • Local governments and schools
  • Wholesalers
  • Other
  • Gyms and fitness centres
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Sporting Goods Manufacturing Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Research and development
  • Depreciation
  • Rent and utilities
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Sporting Goods Manufacturing
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Sporting Goods Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    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
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Sporting Goods Manufacturing Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Artificial Bait
  • Baits that are usually made of plastic and designed to resemble the appearance of small fish.
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  • Next generation home video games console developed by Sony.
  • Xbox One
  • Next generation home video games console developed by Microsoft.

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