Off season: Declining sport participation has limited industry revenue growth

The Sport and Camping Equipment Retailing industry has faced a difficult trading environment over the past five years. Increasing industry competition, coupled with a decline in sport participation, has hindered industry revenue growth over the period. The growing popularity of online shopping has boosted demand for online-only retailers, drawing revenue away from the industry. Despite rising internal and external competition and a decline in enterprise and establishment numbers, industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 0.3% over the five years through 2018-19, to $1.3 billion. Industry revenue is projected to decline by 0.3% in the current year.Real household discretionary income has grown strongly over the past five years, aided in part by a declining cash more.

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

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Income growth has enabled consumers to spend more money on industry products
  • A stronger dollar and improved operational efficiencies have supported industry profitability
  • Declines in the dollar are forecast to raise the cost of internationally sourced products
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The industry has low barriers to entry and the trend is steady. New players may enter the industry due to its low market share concentration, with the top four players accounting for less than 40% of the market. While there are some larger players in the industry, most are small-scale retailers. Therefore, the industry's fragmented nature suggests that new entrants can acquire market share. New players also benefit from the industry's low capital intensity. The initial capital outlay required to establish a new store is generally low, due to the affordable cost of equipment such as cash registers, computer systems, and store fixtures and fittings. Low technological change and light regulation also support new players' entry into the industry...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
  • Experienced work force
  • 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 in New Zealand 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, sales of 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
  • Bicycle retailing
  • Camping equipment retailing
  • Fishing tackle retailing
  • Golf equipment retailing
  • Snow sport equipment retailing
  • Water sport equipment 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 and active recreation participation
  • Average weekly hours worked

  • Current Performance
  • Trading landscape
  • Competition and profit
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Trading landscape
  • Competition and profit
  • Industry structure
  • 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 in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Commercial Property Operators in New Zealand
  • Textile Product Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Toy and Sporting Goods Wholesaling in New Zealand

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

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • People aged 35 to 55
  • People aged 15 to 34
  • People aged 55 and over
  • 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
  • External

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

  • Industry Globalization
    Briscoe Group Limited, Warehouse Group Limited, Kathmandu Holdings Limited,
  • Table: Briscoe Group Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Warehouse 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)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Bricks-And-Mortar Store
  • A store that has a physical presence and location as opposed to an online-only retailer that operates through a website.
  • Online-Only Retailers
  • Retailers that only have an online presence.
  • Tramping
  • Long-distance walking through backcountry areas, such as mountains.
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