Sporting Goods Stores
SIC 5941 | NAICS 451110
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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts
Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:
Sports Insight Magazine
Bimonthly trade magazine features insights, ideas, and perspectives for retailers of apparel, footwear, equipment, and accessories, with special features including the annual "Forecast" (January/February issue) which highlights issues and trends to watch in the year ahead and the "Power Retailer Report" (March/April issue) which provides in-depth profiles of the major companies in the retail marketplace.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations, and include a five-year revenue growth forecast. Profile contents include:
Information resources available from this trade association include:
The Sporting Goods Market
Historical Consumer Purchases
Store Census Data
Top 10 Full-Line Retailers
Financial Benchmarking Data
Sports Equipment Stores
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Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
Cost of Doing Business Financial Survey
Annual financial survey provides income statement and balance sheet data and financial, productivity, and profitability measures for sporting equipment, apparel, and footwear retailers, with survey results broken out by type of store (e.g., full line, specialty shop), sales volume, number of stores, store size, revenue mix (e.g., retail, institutional/team), and product mix (e.g., equipment, apparel, and footwear).
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U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Sporting Goods Retailers
Annual employment and wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data on a national, state, and metro area basis for personnel employed by retailers that sell products for team and individual sports such as baseball, football, hockey, soccer, tennis, and golf; outdoor activities such as fishing, hunting, and camping; and machines and equipment used for exercise and fitness training program purposes.
Sports & Outdoor Recreational Equipment Stores
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage rate data for selected job positions such
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Business Valuation Resources
Small Business Valuation Multiples
Comprehensive reference guide provides market-based valuation multiples for small businesses that sell a range of products for team and individual sports such as baseball, volleyball, swimming, tennis, and skating; outdoor activities such as fishing, hiking, and camping; and exercise and fitness training.