Strong Fashion Orientation of Athletic Retail Market

Date: August 22, 2007
Pages: 23
Price:
US$ 950.00
Publisher: Koncept Analytics
Report type: Strategic Report
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Strong Fashion Orientation of Athletic Retail Market
The last decade has been a turning point for the athletic retail market. The trend of consumers embracing premium products and lifestyle brands continues in the athletic apparel and footwear market. Fitness activities such as golf, aerobics and biking are fueling the market. However, the majority of spending on athletic apparel and footwear is not intended for athletic activities, but for comfort and fashion.

Consolidation activity is going on both at specialty retailer and manufacturer level, to realize economies of scale and to better compete with mass merchants and discounters. The wave of brand acquisitions over the past few years has led to some of the most renowned brands in the market becoming subsidiaries of their competitors.

The report begins with a discussion of the athletic apparel and footwear market and then goes on to analyze the worldwide and the US market. The report profiles the major athletic goods retailers, focusing in-depth on their business strategies. It also analyzes the major trends prevalent in the athletic market.

1. MARKET OVERVIEW

This report concentrates on two major segments – apparel and footwear.
Athletic Retail – Market Segments/ Sub-segments

2. MARKET SIZE

2.1 Global Market
  Athletic footwear is about half the value of the athletic apparel market, but is growing faster.
  Global Athletic Footwear and Apparel Market Value
2.2 US Market
  US Athletic Apparel Retail Market
  Athletic Apparel Demand by Product Segment
  T-Shirt Sales by Category (Performance/Non-performance)
  US Athletic Footwear Retail Market
  Athletic Footwear Demand by Material
  US Athletic Footwear Market by Retail Channel
  US Consumer Spending on Activewear: Breakdown by Sport

3. MARKET TRENDS

3.1 Consolidation Activity - Dominant Trend
3.2 Athletic Firms Targeting 2008 Olympics in China
3.3 Licensed Sports Apparel
3.4 Top Sneaker Trends
3.5 Changing Consumer Preferences

4. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Athletic footwear market is extremely concentrated, controlled by Nike and adidas/Reebok. In contrast, the athletic apparel market is more fragmented.
4.1 Global Market
  Global Athletic Apparel – Market Share
  Global Athletic Footwear – Market Share
4.2 US Market
  U.S. Athletic Apparel – Market Share
  U.S. Athletic Footwear – Market Share
  Segment Analysis by Gender
  Market Share by Segments

5. COMPANY PROFILES

5.1 Nike
  Overview
  Business Strategies
  Focus on Emerging Markets
  Speed – A Key Determinant
5.2 Adidas
  Overview
  Business Strategies
  US - Towards a New Retailing Strategy
  Sales Growth Drivers
5.3 Puma
  Overview
  Business Strategies
  Emphasis on Design
  Customized Distribution
  Innovative Marketing
5.4 Skechers
  Overview
  Business Strategies
  Holistic Approach towards Fashion
  Multi-channel Distribution Strategy
  Vigorous Advertising Strategy
5.5 Russell
  Overview
5.6 Foot Locker
  Overview
5.7 New Balance
  Overview

LIST OF TABLES

Global Athletic Footwear and Apparel Wholesale Market (2003-05)
T-Shirt Sales by Category (2005-06)
US Consumer Spending on Activewear: Breakdown by Sport
M&A Transactions – Retailers
M&A Transactions - Sporting Goods Vendors
Sports Licensed Apparel Sales by League (2005-06)
Breakdown of Pairs of Athletic Shoes Purchased by US Adults (2006)
Athletic Footwear Market Share: Women's Running (2005-06)
Athletic Footwear Market Share: Women's Walking (2005-06)
Athletic Footwear Market Share: Women's Performance Apparel (2005-06)
Athletic Footwear Market Share: Men's Running (2005-06)
Athletic Footwear Market Share: Men's Performance Apparel (2005-06)

LIST OF CHARTS

Athletic Retail – Market Segments
US Athletic Apparel Retail Market (2000/05)
Athletic Apparel Demand by Product Segment
US Athletic Footwear Retail Market (2000/05)
Athletic Footwear Demand by Material
US Athletic Footwear Market by Retail Channel
Global Athletic Apparel – Market Share
Global Athletic Footwear – Market Share
U.S. Athletic Apparel – Market Share
U.S. Athletic Footwear – Market Share
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