Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores in Australia: Market Research Report

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

Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Lifestyle Goods Stores | Jul 2015

Breaking camp: Consumer preferences for alternate recreation activities have restrained revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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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 struggled to grow over the past five years as competition from both internal and external sources has put pressure on retail sales. Industry players have benefited little from favourable economic conditions, despite discretionary incomes increasing and consumer sentiment largely positive. Consumers are increasingly looking for exercise and recreational activities that require minimal planning, which has resulted in weak demand for goods sold by hiking and outdoor equipment stores compared with personal fitness and sporting goods retailers. As a result, industry revenue is expected to grow by only 1.0% annualised over the five years through 2015-16, to total $1.21 billion... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The industry is expected to exhibit medium levels of barriers to entry. Start-up costs include acquiring a large amount of floor space to display the industry's products clearly and accessibly, particularly for larger and bulkier products. This may prove to be costly for potential entrants, especially those wishing to set up shop in high traffic inner city locations. Furthermore, the industry is currently dominated by two large players with strong brand awareness. Consequently, businesses that choose to enter the industry will have to invest a significant amount of money in advertising and marketing activity to build awareness and interest... 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.

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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