Well equipped: Growth in discretionary income has supported demand for industry products

Sport and camping equipment retailers have performed well over the past five years. Despite widespread economic uncertainty, industry revenue is expected to grow by an annualised 2.1% over the five years through 2016-17. However, industry operators have faced increasing pressure from external players, such as department stores and toy and game retailers, to match price and product ranges. Heightened competition from pure online players eager to attract a larger share of the industry's market has also negatively affected industry revenue. Therefore, industry operators have been contending with reduced product margins and weaker profitability. Industry revenue is expected to rise by 1.6% in 2016-17, to reach $4.5 billion...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Growth in real household discretionary income supports demand for sport and camping equipment
  • Demand for camping products has supported industry revenue growth over the past five years
  • Continued awareness about health benefits associated with regular exercise will boost demand
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The industry is expected to operate in the mature stage of its life cycle over the 10 years through 2021-22. Industry value added (IVA), which measures an industry's contribution to the overall economy, is projected to rise at an annualised 2.3% over this period, compared with 2.5% annualised growth of the Australian GDP. As a result, the industry is projected to underperform the wider economy during this period. Weak growth in IVA is characteristic of a mature industry, as growth across the industry slows. The weak growth can be attributed to competitive forces across the industry, which continues to affect product margins and profitability for operators...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Sport and Camping Equipment Retailing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Sport and Camping Equipment Retailing Industry are

  • Having a clear market position
  • Having a large supply contract
  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Real household discretionary income and Consumer sentiment index in the Sport and Camping Equipment Retailing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Sport and Camping Equipment Retailing Industry?

    Industry retailers sell sporting goods and camping equipment. These products are sourced from domestic and international suppliers and then sold to consumers in stores or online. Businesses that operate under a franchise model are included in the industry. However, operators selling sporting and camping apparel and footwear are excluded from the industry, as are online-only players and department stores.

    Industry Products
  • Gym and fitness equipment
  • Camping equipment
  • Fishing equipment
  • Golf equipment
  • Water sport, snow sport and skating equipment
  • Other goods
  • Industry Activities
  • Bicycles retailing
  • Camping equipment retailing
  • Canoe retailing
  • Equestrian equipment retailing
  • Fishing tackle retailing
  • Golf equipment retailing
  • Guns, rifles and ammunition retailing
  • Sailboard and snow skis retailing
  • Fitness and sporting equipment retailing (except clothing and footwear)
  • Wetsuit retailing
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • Demand from online shopping
  • Sport participation
  • Average weekly hours worked

  • Current Performance
  • Trading landscape
  • Profit and competition
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Sport and Camping Equipment Retailing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Sport and Camping Equipment Retailing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Retail Property Operators
  • Textile Product Wholesaling
  • Toy and Sporting Goods Manufacturing
  • Toy and Sporting Goods Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Gym and fitness equipment
  • Camping equipment
  • Fishing equipment
  • Water sport, snow sport and skating equipment
  • Other goods
  • Golf equipment
  • Chart: Sport and Camping Equipment Retailing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • People aged 35 to 54
  • People aged 15 to 34
  • People aged 55 and over
  • Corporate or business clients
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Sport and Camping Equipment Retailing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Sport and Camping Equipment Retailing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Sport and Camping Equipment Retailing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Super Retail Group Limited, Kathmandu Holdings Limited,
  • Table: Super Retail Group Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Kathmandu Holdings Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Sport and Camping Equipment Retailing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Sport and Camping Equipment Retailing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Bricks And Mortar
  • A store that has a physical presence and location, as opposed to an online retailer that operates through a website.
  • E-Commerce
  • The sale and purchase of goods transacted through the internet.
  • Leisure Time Availability
  • The amount of time available to pursue leisure activities such as sports, camping and hobbies.
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