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Sporting Goods Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

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

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

IBISWorld’s Sporting Goods Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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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

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Sporting Goods Manufacturing industry has been subject to turbulent conditions over the past five years. Industry revenue is expected to decline at a compound annual rate of 2.9% over the five years through 2016-17, reaching £542.3 million. Interest in computer games has presented a threat to the industry, with more consumers spending their time in the virtual world instead of engaging in sporting activities. In the current year, revenue is expected to fall by 1.4% as increased uncertainty regarding the UK's decision to leave the European Union weighs on major markets. However, the industry is expected to be buoyed by a fall in the value of the pound increasing demand for industry exports, though this will also increase the cost of imported inputs. Pro.. 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

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