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Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores in Australia: Market Research Report

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Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Lifestyle Goods Stores | May 2016

Tough slog: Industry growth is being weighed down by changing consumer leisure trends

IBISWorld’s Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Kathmandu Kathmandu market share
Super Retail Group Super Retail Group market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores industry has faced a difficult trading environment over the past five years as competition from both internal and external sources has pressured retail sales. Despite discretionary incomes increasing and average weekly hours worked declining, consumers have increasingly allocated more of their leisure time towards exercise and recreational activities that require minimal planning, dampening demand for hiking and outdoor equipment. The industry has also faced strong price competition from enterprises operating outside of the industry, such as department stores and pure-play online retailers of hiking and camping equipment. As a result, industry revenue is expected to grow by 1.9% annualised over the five years through 2015-16, to total $1.0... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The distribution of industry establishments largely follows the spread of the Australian population and the level of tourism activity. As a result, the majority of businesses are located across Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland, with the three states accounting for more than 79% of industry establishments. Additionally, these three states also contain various camping and hiking regions close to major capital cities, which draws much interest from consumers. IBISWorld also expects that the most populous states in Australia are home to large retail chains such as Ray's Outdoors and Kathmandu, with multiple retail locations across each state to capture a larger share of consumer consumption... purchase to read more


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What is the Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores Industry?

This industry includes physical stores that primarily sell hiking and outdoor equipment, with a specific focus on camping and hiking supplies. The industry excludes hiking and outdoor equipment from department stores and online-only retailers, but includes goods retailed by the online stores of companies that also have bricks-and-mortar operations.

Industry Products
Equipment and bagsApparelAccessoriesFootwear
Industry Activities
Selling outdoor and hiking equipmentSelling outdoor and hiking clothingSelling outdoor and hiking footwearSelling outdoor and hiking accessories

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