Sports Apparel market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2019 - 2029

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Sports Apparel market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2019 - 2029

Status : February, 2021 | Consumer Goods

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Global Sports Apparel Market: Overview

Sports apparel are those clothes that are worn at the time of strenuous physical activities such as playing sports or during workout sessions. These apparels are made in a way that offers both agility and comfort while performing any physical movement. It is generally designed as per the certain requirements of sports. Sports apparels also comprise those clothes that are used for outdoor sports activities.

Rising consciousness about health and ever changing fashion trends are likely to propel growth of the global sports apparel market over the tenure of assessment. Varying consumer tastes have led to people going for comfortable yet durable apparels. This shift in consumer trend is likely to shoot up the demand for sports apparels in the years to come.

Innovation in the marketing activities together with creative brand positioning and advertising is likely to bode well for the overall development of the global sports apparel market in near future. Superior quality and augmented functionality of sports apparels are expected to support growth of the global sports apparel market. Furthermore, increased media coverage of various sports events is likely to bolster the demand for sports apparel in years to come.

The global sports apparel market has been segmented based on distribution channel, end user, and region. The main objective of providing such a comprehensive report is to provide a deep insight into the market.

Global Sports Apparel Market: Notable Developments

The global sports apparel market has witness some developments in the last few years. One of such markets developments is mentioned below:

  • In August 2019, Nike Inc. announced that it has made an acquisition of a Boston-based Celect, Inc, a predictive analytics company. With this latest acquisition, Nike is observed to bolster its strategy of direct-to-consumer. With the integration of Celect’s technology into the apps and website of Nike, the giant sports apparel and shoe brand will be able to predict better about the styles of apparels and sneakers customers want. The company will also be in a position to predict from where they want it and when they want it. This acquisition is expected to boost the sales of sports apparels by Nike in near future.

Some of the key market players of the global Sports Apparel market are

  • Gap Inc.
  • Under Armour, Inc
  • Adidas AG
  • Nike, Inc.
  • Billabong International Limited
  • Blacks Leisure Group Plc

Global Sports Apparel Market: Growth Drivers

Rise in Health Consciousness to Fuel Growth of the Market

A rise in the levels of disposable income, particularly in the developing countries together with increased awareness about health awareness is estimated to exert positive influence on the overall global sports apparel market. Research on the development for bringing in newer fabrics with better properties together with apparels integrated with increased functionalities is expected to offer immense growth opportunities to the industry participants. There exists ample scope of growth for the market in the untapped markets of women and elderly sportswear segment.

With the increased interest in sports activities, the volume of sales of sports apparel is likely to rise. Racket sports, ball-related sports, baseball are some of the sporting activities that are witness a rise in the number of tournaments. This is expected to give the demand for sports apparels a boost. A rise in the number of sports tournaments is likely to bolster developments in the global sports apparel market over the years of projection.

However, high cost of sports apparel due to massive investments in the research and development activities is likely to impede the growth of the global sports apparel market. Furthermore, rise in the availability of several counterfeit products is estimated to pose challenge for the growth of the market in the projection period.

Global Sports Apparel Market: Regional Outlook

North America is likely to exert dominance over the global sports apparel market over the forecast tenure. Presence of several leading sports apparels company such as Nike Inc., Under Armour Inc. are anticipated to amplify growth of the regional market. Increased awareness about health is another factor that is likely to boost the regional market further over the forecast period.

Asia Pacific is expected to emerge as another promising country in the global sports apparel market. Rapid growth of the market in the region is ascribed to the rise in the disposable income of the people together with health consciousness. Furthermore, emergence of various sports events such as IPL, Badminton Asia Championships are expected to boost growth of the regional market.

The global sports apparel market is segmented as:

End User

  • Children
  • Men
  • Women

Distribution Channel

  • E-Commerce
  • Supermarket/Hypermarkets
  • Brand Outlets
  • Discount Stores

This study provides a particularized anatomy according to the L.E.A.P mechanism

  • Latest trends and cardinal growth prospects
  • Existing and future insights in growth
  • Ascensions in technology
  • Pain points

The regional analysis offers market assays across:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The study, prepared through the L.E.A.P mechanism adds a dimension of infallibility and assures precise information on all the growth dynamics.

Latest Trends and Cardinal Growth Prospects

The study assists in burnishing the knowledge of the stakeholder in terms of the emerging trends. The study provides an expansive coverage on the latest developments and novel profit-yielding sources that augur well with the market. A dedicated and determined team of experts conduct an out-and-out research on diverse aspects to offer ultimate breakthroughs in the market.

Existing and Future Insights in Growth

The interfusion of ubiquitous primary and secondary research through modern tools invites perfection and accuracy in every aspect. Primary research is circumspectly conducted through exhaustive interactions and interviews of experts. These valuable opinions are then neatly inducted in the report to allow the stakeholder for reaping the benefits. A treasure of secondary data is extracted via famed paid sources, yearly estimates and statements, renowned journals, and government documents. These sources assist in creating a robust database comprising existing and subsequent growth dynamics.

Ascensions in Technology

Diverse technological advancements and cutting-edge innovations in the market have been covered in this study to assist the stakeholder in research and development activities. Recent upgrades have also been added in the study, thus helping the stakeholder to paint the strokes of growth on the canvas of the market.

Pain Points

The study presents a plethora of challenges and obstacles that can hinder the growth of the market to allow the stakeholder to prepare their strategies accordingly.

The world ushered in the new decade with the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic. The outbreak has damaged the growth prospects of several businesses and has crippled the entire economy. The study is in tandem with the changing dynamics of the market due to the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak. The study focuses on the coronavirus pandemic and analyses every aspect that impacts the growth positively or negatively.

An aerial perspective of the regions covered in this study enables the stakeholder to design strategies accordingly. The 360-degree assessment of every aspect associated with growth offers information on a rainbow of growth opportunities available across the market.

The exhaustive study motivates the stakeholder to take the 'LEAP' of faith and achieve success!

This report is the key to questions such as:

What are the prominent factors that will help in reshaping the market growth?

Which trends have the potential to bring expansive growth for the market?

What are the necessary strategies to overcome the ill-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic?

Which regions will emerge as champion growth contributors for the market?

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