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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 | Jul 2014

Going downhill: Rising competition from other recreation and leisure activities hurts revenue

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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Kathmandu Kathmandu market share
Super Retail Group Super Retail Group market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 10-15
1.5%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
4,907
Businesses
565
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 pressured retail sales. Industry players have benefited little from favourable economic conditions, with discretionary incomes increasing and consumer sentiment on the rise. Consumers are increasingly looking for exercise and recreational activities that require minimal planning, resulting in lacklustre demand for goods sold by hiking and outdoor equipment stores compared with those sold by personal fitness and sporting goods retailers. As a result, industry revenue is expected to grow by only 1.5% annualised over the five years through 2014-15, to total $1.22 billion... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores industry retails a range of products for outdoor and camping use. These products can be split into four main categories: equipment and bags, apparel, accessories and footwear.

Equipment and bags

The largest segment is equipment and bags designed for outdoor and hiking activity, which account for 48.0% of industry revenue. Products in this segment include tents, luggage, portable cookware, generators, bedding, fridges and camp furniture. The wide variety of goods and the high prices that these goods attract due to their specialised nature mean that this segment accounts for a large share of revenue... 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 accessoriesSelling outdoor and hiking equipmentSelling outdoor and hiking clothingSelling outdoor and hiking footwearSelling outdoor and hiking accessories


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