Outplayed: Tough retail conditions and intense competition have caused revenue to fall

Operators in the Sport and Camping Equipment Retailing industry have faced tough retail trading conditions over the past five years. Consumers have limited their spending on non-essential goods over the period due to weak discretionary income growth and volatile consumer sentiment, constraining demand for some industry goods. Industry retailers have also faced strong competition from a range of external players, including online-only operators and discount department stores, over the past five years. However, government initiatives to promote active lifestyles, camping and recreational fishing have provided opportunities for the industry over the period. A decline in the average weekly hours worked has also supported industry revenue over the past five years...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Government initiatives to promote camping and recreational fishing have supported the industry
  • Several government initiatives have provided opportunities for industry operators
  • Positive consumer sentiment and rising discretionary incomes will support industry revenue growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The geographic spread of industry establishments closely correlates with Australia's population and income distribution. This is highlighted by the strong concentration of industry establishments in Australia's eastern states. Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland account for the majority of sport and camping equipment retailers, in line with their share of the total population. Less populous states, such as Tasmania, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory, account for only a minor share of establishments.The share of industry retailers located in Western Australia over-represents the state's share of the population. This is expected to be due to the prevalence of camping activity in the state. Ove...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Sport and Camping Equipment Retailing Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Sport and Camping Equipment Retailing are:

  • Having a clear market position
  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Attractive product presentation
  • 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 predominantly 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 and accessories retailing
  • Fishing equipment retailing
  • Golf equipment retailing
  • Water sport, snow sport and skating equipment retailing
  • Fitness and sporting equipment retailing (except clothing and footwear)
  • 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
  • Operating landscape
  • Profit and competition
  • 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
  • Water sport, snow sport and skating equipment
  • Gym and fitness equipment
  • Camping equipment
  • Fishing 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
  • Internal competition
  • External 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 (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)
  • Purchases (2010-2024)
  • Profit (2010-2024)
  • Depreciation (2010-2024)
  • Rent (2010-2024)
  • Utilities (2010-2024)
  • Other (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • People that fish for leisure, usually with a rod and line.
  • Ecommerce
  • The sale and purchase of goods transacted through the internet.
  • Leisure Time
  • The amount of time available to pursue leisure activities such as sports, camping and hobbies.
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