SIC 5091 | NAICS 423910
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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:
State of the Industry Report
Comprehensive annual state of the industry report provides an in-depth analysis of trends and issues affecting the sports and fitness industries, with topics covered in this report including financial review of the previous year, participation overview for all categories, insights into key trends that are shaping the industry, political advocacy updates, and interviews with leading industry executives and experts.
The Pulse: Sports & Fitness Confidence Index
Quarterly confidence index is designed to measure industry activity from the consumer's perspective based on a quarterly survey of consumer participation in sports and fitness activities and current and prospective expenditure plans and intentions regarding related sporting goods and fitness equipment in combination with other industry information on hiring, shipments, and the overall business climate.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:
Sports Equipment and Accessories
Market research report analyzes the market for this product sector on a global basis, with information provided in the report including market size and forecast by type of sports (e.g., team sports, outdoor sports, and recreational and exercise), retail distribution channel (e.g., sports shops, department and discount stores, and online stores), and region (e.g., U.S., North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific).
Sports Protective Equipment
Comprehensive market research report analyzes the sports protective equipment market on a global basis, with information provided in the report including market size and forecast by product type (e.g., helmet/headgear, eyewear, face and mouth guards, and chest protectors, pads, guards, and gloves), retail channel (e.g., specialty, multi-retail, and e-stores), and region (e.g., U.S., Canada, and Mexico).
Comprehensive research report provides a detailed analysis of the global market for athletic footwear, with information provided in the report including market size and forecast by product type (e.g., sports shoes―basketball, soccer, tennis, cricket, and other shoes; running and walking shoes; aerobic and gym wear shoes; and hiking and backpacking shoes) and footwear user (men, women, and children).
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.
Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of annual net sales for distributors of sporting and recreational goods, with products distributed by these companies including team and individual sports equipment, exercise equipment, camping and fishing equipment, hunting equipment and firearms, and swimming pools and supplies.
Sporting Goods Wholesalers
Free online service provides median salary, bonus, and hourly wage rate data for job positions such as national sales manager, operations manager, marketing manager, warehouse manager, financial controller, customer service manager, and warehouse lead, with employers for which salary or wage rate data is provided including Big Rock Sports LLC, Gopher Sport, and Maurice SportingGoods Inc.
Fitness Equipment Wholesalers
Free online service provides median salary, bonus, and hourly wage rate data for job positions such as brand manager, regional sales manager, inside sales representative, technical support specialist, and field service technician, with employers for which data is provided including Precor Inc, Nautilus, Inc., Icon Health & Fitness, Inc., Life Fitness Inc., Johnson Health Tech, and Cybex International Inc.