During the five years to 2014, the Sports Franchises industry experienced slow revenue growth during the recession, but revenue has since rebounded as a result of stabilized ticket prices and increased disposable income. In addition, franchises continue to open new stadiums and install state-of-the-art technology to attract more consumers. In the five years to 2019, the economic recovery will benefit the industry and corporate sponsorships and broadcasting contracts will aid industry growth moving forward.
This industry comprises sports teams or clubs that participate in live professional or semiprofessional sporting events (e.g. baseball, basketball, football, hockey, soccer and other team sports) before a paying audience. The sports franchises included in this industry may or may not operate their own facilities for staging games or other spectator sports events.
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.