Strike out: A marginal increase in consumers' leisure time is not enough to support industry demand

The inundation of low-cost sporting goods from global manufacturers, coupled with the marginal increase in consumers' leisure time, have hampered demand for the Athletic and Sporting Goods Manufacturing industry in Canada over the past five years. More retailers are stocking low-cost sporting goods from overseas manufacturers to appeal to budget-conscious consumers. The industry is highly fragmented with many manufacturers specializing in a particular sporting activity. Industry operators' fragmented product offering prevented many manufacturers from responding quickly to changes in customer preferences for sporting more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Despite intensifying competition from globally based manufacturers, profit is anticipated to rise
  • The emergence of more health-conscious consumers provided a boon to the industry
  • Tepid growth in consumers’ leisure time will limit revenue growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The distribution of athletic and sporting goods manufacturers trends with the provincial population trends and broader manufacturing sector. Industry operators tend to be located near highly populated areas to lower transportation costs to domestic retailers. As a result, industry establishments are largely concentrated in Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia and Alberta.OntarioOntario accounts for an estimated 39.1% of industry establishments, which is the largest share of business locations in the industry. The province is home to 38.6% of Canada's population and nearly 45.6% of the nation's manufacturing sales. In ...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Athletic & Sporting Goods Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Establishment of brand names
  • Effective quality control
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from sporting goods stores and Canadian effective exchange rate index in the Athletic & Sporting Goods Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Athletic & Sporting Goods Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry buys raw materials and transforms them into a range of sporting and athletic goods, except apparel and footwear. Examples include balls for sports such as baseball, football and basketball, and outdoor equipment activities such as fishing, hunting and camping. The finished products are then marketed to wholesalers and retailers.

    Industry Products
  • Golf equipment
  • Snow skiing equipment
  • Water skis, surfboards and other watersports equipment
  • Ice skates and roller skates
  • Fishing and hunting equipment
  • Gym equipment
  • Safety headgear
  • Industry Activities
  • Ball
  • Baseball, basketball, hockey and tennis equipment
  • Fishing and camping equipment
  • Hunting and firearms equipment
  • 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 goods stores
  • Canadian effective exchange rate index
  • Total imports
  • World price of crude oil

  • Current Performance
  • Sports participation and health merits
  • International trade
  • Demand for sporting goods at the retail level
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Sports participation rates
  • International trade
  • Industry landscape
  • Table: Athletic & Sporting Goods Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Sporting Goods Stores in Canada
  • Department Stores in Canada
  • Sports Coaching in Canada
  • Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs in Canada

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Aluminum Manufacturing in Canada
  • Electronic Part & Equipment Wholesaling in Canada
  • Plastic Pipe & Parts Manufacturing in Canada
  • Rubber Product Manufacturing in Canada

  • Products & Services
  • Other
  • Gym equipment
  • Water skis, surfboards and other watersports equipment
  • Golf equipment
  • Safety headgear
  • Snow skiing equipment
  • Fishing and hunting equipment
  • Ice skates and roller skates
  • Chart: Athletic & Sporting Goods Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Exports
  • Individuals aged 45 to 64
  • Individuals aged 20 to 34
  • Individuals aged 65 and older
  • Individuals aged 35 to 44
  • Individuals aged 19 and younger
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Athletic & Sporting Goods Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Athletic & 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 Athletic & 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 Athletic & Sporting Goods Manufacturing Industry
  • 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)
  • Consumer spending (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Baby Boomers
  • Consumers born between 1946 and 1964.
  • Eat Well And Be Active Educational Toolkit
  • A joint project between the Public Health Agency of Canada and Health Canada that promotes, among other healthy activities, regular physical activities.
  • Sports Participation Rates
  • Number of consumers participating in regular physical activity as a share of the total population.
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