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    Amazon on the wane, Decathlon supreme in e-bikes in Spain


    Drawing data from the SEO software producer Sistrix, CMDsport has once again ranked the top ten e-commerce sites for e-bikes in Spain. The surprise this time around is that two local operations, and, have knocked down two pegs. Meanwhile, has retained its top spot by a ...

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    Cross-border commerce publishes first online retail ranking


    Providing an overview of the European fashion retail market in 2021, Cross-Border Commerce Europe has published a ranking of fashion retail online.

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    Intersport Austria publishes Sport Report 2022


    In its Sport Report 2022, Intersport Austria surveyed 1,350 Austrians between the ages of 16 and 69 about their sports habits, the importance of shared sports experiences in the family and their mental and physical fitness. The result of the study: 94 percent already recognize the importance of sports at ...

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    Why sporting goods industry inventories rose by 57% in Q2 2022


    The aggregate inventory level for 28 public sporting goods companies, tracked by SGI Europe, rose more than 57 percent year-over-year to more than €31.9 billion at Q2 end and was up by nearly 32 percent from the end of 2021 when it stood at €24.27 billion. Eleven companies had inventory ...

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    Number of affiliated sports participants in France heavily impacted by the pandemic


    According to the latest figures by France’s National Institute of Youth and Popular Education (INJEP), published in Filière Sport by Union Sport et Cycle, the number of affiliated sports participants in 2021 amounted to 14.4 million, representing a 14.9 percent decrease from the previous year. Multisport federations were the most ...

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    The Norwegian Sports Retail Market


    This interactive chart shows the largest Norwegian sports retailers by revenue in thousand NOK (2020 and 2021) as well as the total market size 2020, 2021 including market shares. This chart can be downloaded as JPG, PNG or PDF.

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    Top sporting goods companies by profit per employee


    This exclusive interactive chart shows 19 major sporting goods brands as ranked by profit per employee for 2021, with comparative figures for 2020. The chart can be downloaded. This is exclusive data and analysis for Premium Members.

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    Inflation rates in the G20


    This exclusive interactive chart shows inflation rates for June and July 2022 for all members of the G20. The chart can be downloaded. This is exclusive data and analysis for Premium Members.

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    Growth stalls in production of Spanish sporting goods


    According to the preliminary figures of the National Statistical Institute (INE), Palco23 reports, Spain’s industry production index (IPI) for sporting goods has dropped by 13 percent year-on-year for June. This marks the end of a nine-month streak of growth. A consecutive six of those months – December (70.1%), January (43.2%), ...

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    Global gym accessories market growing at 6.2% CAGR to 2031


    The global gym accessories industry was estimated at $6.51 billion in 2021 and is expected to reach $12.01 billion by 2031, registering a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.2 percent from 2022 to 2031, according to a new report by Allied Market Research. The experts said that the growth ...

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    Experts remain split on nature and effects of the metaverse, Pew study finds


    Pew Research Center has released a report titled “The Metaverse in 2040,” detailing the American polling company’s recent unscientific survey of a non-random sample of experts in the field. To be hyperbolic, opinions range all over, from “nothing will happen” to everything will happen,” from “people will go crazy” to ...

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    YouGov: Sustainability in retail is important to 25% of Germans


    The trend toward greater sustainability in times of climate change is increasingly coming into focus in the retail and consumer goods industries. For every fourth German (25%), sustainability in retail is one of the most important aspects. This is shown by data from the YouGov Profile Peek “Sustainable Retail,” which ...

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    Sports Alliance: Fitness industry is male-dominated


    The international fitness industry is male-dominated, and leadership positions are mainly held by men. This is the conclusion of a study conducted by Sport Alliance and Women in Fitness Association (WIFA). A total of 679 participants from the fitness industry took part in the (non-representative) global online survey. The results ...

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    Italy’s sports economy contributes €24.5 billion to national GDP, a 1.9% increase


    The contribution of the sports economy to Italy’s gross domestic product (GDP) is around €24.5 billion, namely 1.37 percent of the country’s total GDP, and a workforce of 420,000 people, according to a recent report by Istituto per il Credito Sportivo (ICS). The study titled Il PIL dello sport. La ...

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    Post-lockdown China unlikely to hit annual growth target


    China’s GDP appears to have shrunk from the first to the second quarter of this year. The 2.6 percent decline was steeper than the 1.5 percent decline predicted in a poll of financial analysts conducted by Reuters. China itself, in the statement issued by its National Bureau of Statistics, says ...

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    European ski industry slowly bouncing back after Covid-19


    The European ski industry is slowly recovering after “a disastrous season hit by Covid-19,” the Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI) has said. According to results in the trade organization’s recent annual ski market report, skis and ski-equipment sales for the 2021/22 season increased slightly from those of ...

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    Global sports glove market to grow at 3.5% CAGR to 2026


    The global market for sports gloves, worth an estimated $1.4 billion in 2022, is projected to reach $1.6 billion by 2026, for a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.5 percent over 2020/27, according to a new report by Research and Markets. Boxing gloves, one of the segments in the ...

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    Russia sees hike in online sales of sporting goods as fears rise over counterfeits


    Russia’s largest online retailers have registered booming demand for sporting goods in the first half of 2022. Learn about the details.

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    Sinking euro signals EU’s slowing economic growth


    For the first time in nearly two decades, the euro and U.S. dollar yesterday nearly reached 1-for-1 parity. That suggests a recession is on the horizon for the European Union, contends some economists. Experts contend there are several reasons the euro against the dollar has depreciated 12 percent since the ...

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    Analysis: Sporting goods industry stocks down more than 14% in Q2 2022


    According to SGI Europe’s quarterly study of 38 select sporting goods industry stocks, the decline was less than the 16.25 percent average decline in the first quarter of 2022, when 34 out of 36 stocks posted a stock price drop from the end of the fourth quarter. Five of the ...