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Sport and Camping Equipment Retailing in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Sport and Camping Equipment Retailing Market Research Report | ANZSIC G4241 | Jan 2017

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

IBISWorld’s Sport and Camping Equipment Retailing 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.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

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... purchase to read more

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The industry's market share concentration is low, with the top four players accounting for less than 40% of total revenue. Concentration has trended up over the past five years due to an increase in acquisitions and the rationalisation of operators. For example, Super Retail Group purchased Rebel and Amart Sports in 2011, followed by Workout World in 2013. These purchases expanded Super Retail Group's store base and revenue streams, strengthening the company's market power across the industry. New operators may be deterred from entering the industry due to the medium level of competition, with players primarily competing on price and product range bases.

Barriers to entry and capital intensity are low, providing avenues for new players to enter and gain a share of the market... purchase to read more


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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 equipmentFishing equipmentGolf equipmentWater sport, snow sport and skating equipmentOther goods
Industry Activities
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