The US economy has shown signs of improvement that have all contributed to steady revenue for the Licensed Sports Apparel Stores industry. The Consumer Confidence Index is anticipated to increase and per capita disposable income is expected to rise as well, leading to increased demand for industry products. Additionally, the percentage of consumers participating in sports will grow, generating additional revenue. However, in the next five years, the looming threat of online retial and big-box retailers may threaten the industy's recent growth. Nevertheless, similar trends as the past five years will contribute to industry growth going forward.
This industry sells licensed sports apparel, accessories and collectibles. Retailers must obtain a license from professional leagues and sporting associations to sell branded sports apparel and accessories. The industry does not include online sales of licensed sports apparel or products purchased through big-box retailers and department stores.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.