Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores in Australia - Market Research Report

Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 0.1%

Operators in the Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores industry have faced a difficult trading environment over the past five years. Volatile consumer sentiment and slow wages growth have limited demand for discretionary purchases, such as hiking and camping gear. Many consumers have increasingly spent more of their leisure time doing recreational activities that require minimal planning, reducing demand for hiking and outdoor equipment. Industry operators have also faced strong price competition from enterprises operating outside of the industry, such as department stores and pure-play online retailers of hiking and camping equipment. Overall, industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 0.1% over the five years through 2018-19, to total $1.3...
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Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Conditions for the Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores industry are forecast to improve over the next five years. Household discretionary incomes are projected to increase, while consumer sentiment is anticipated to remain positive over the period, supporting the wider retail sector. However, mounting competition from multiple sources is anticipated to exert pressure on industry demand. While the industry will continue to develop its product offerings with the aim of catching up to other recreation and sports product segments, changing trends in how people choose to spend their leisure time are likely to continue limiting hiking and outdoor equipment sales. Shifting purchasing habits are anticipated to threaten industry operators without online sales...
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Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $1bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 819
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 5,991

Biggest companies in the Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores in Australia industry include Super Retail Group Limited, Kathmandu Holdings Limited and Spotlight Group Holdings Pty Ltd.

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What is Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores industry?

Industry Definition

Industry operators hold and lease intellectual property and other intangible assets, including patents, trademarks and radio spectrum. Operators lease the right to use their intangible assets to businesses in exchange for royalties or fees. The industry does not include revenue received from selling rights to media content and franchise systems.

Industry Products and Services

  • Design leasing
  • Patent leasing
  • Trademark leasing
  • Radio spectrum leasing
  • Other intellectual property leasing

Industry Activities

  • Trademark leasing
  • Patent leasing
  • Mining exploration permit on-leasing
  • Horticultural plant variety right leasing
  • Spectrum licensing

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

The industry includes bricks-and-mortar stores that sell hiking and outdoor equipment, with a specific focus on camping and hiking supplies. The industry excludes sales of hiking and outdoor equipment from department stores and online-only retailers, but includes the online operations of bricks-and-mortar stores.

Main Activities

  • Selling outdoor and hiking equipment
  • Selling outdoor and hiking clothing
  • Selling outdoor and hiking footwear
  • Selling outdoor and hiking accessories

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Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Changes in household discretionary incomes influence consumer expenditure on hiking and camping equipment. When discretionary incomes fall, consumers may ...
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Real household discretionary income
Consumer sentiment index
Average weekly hours worked
Trade-weighted index

Current Performance

Competition
Opportunities and threats
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Competition
Opportunities and threats
 Table: Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Consumers






Key Selling Industries

Clothing Wholesaling in Australia
Footwear Wholesaling in Australia
Kitchen and Diningware Wholesaling in Australia
Toy and Sporting Goods Wholesaling in Australia



Products & Services

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 categ...
Consumers aged 45 to 59
Consumers aged 24 and under
Consumers aged 60 and older



Demand Determinants

Demand for the Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores industry is largely determined by consumer trends. As industry stores sell goods to consumers, demand i...
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Major Markets

Consumers aged 45 to 59
Consumers aged 24 and under
Consumers aged 60 and older




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores industry exhibits moderate market share concentration. The four largest industry players are estimated to account ...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Super Retail Group Limited began in 1972 as an automotive accessories mail-order business. The name Super Retail Group Limited was established in 2010, an...
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Super Retail Group

 Table: Super Retail Group - financial performance

Kathmandu

 Table: Kathmandu - financial performance

Spotlight Group Holdings

 Table: Spotlight Group Holdings - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores industry exhibits a low level of capital intensity. This is typical of retail industries due to their strong depen...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Hiking and Outdoor Equipment Stores in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
    Industry Trends
  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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