Global Sports and Fitness Clothing Industry

  • February 2013
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  • Global Industry Analysts
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  • 811 pages

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Sports and Fitness Clothing in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Sports Apparel, and Fitness Clothing. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report profiles 280 companies including many key and niche players such as ASICS America Corporation, adidas AG, Reebok International Limited, Anta Sports Products Limited, Bauer Performance Sports Ltd., Bravada International Ltd., Columbia Sportswear Company, Fila, Ltd., Fit Couture, Inc., GK Elite Sportswear, Hanesbrands, Inc., Hosa International, Kappa, Li Ning Company Limited, lululemon athletica Inc., Mizuno Corporation, Mizuno USA, Inc., Nike, Inc., Patagonia, Inc., Peak Sport Products Co., Ltd., prAna, Puma SE, TerraFrog Clothing Corporation, The Gap, Inc., Under Armour, Inc., and VF Corporation.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

Table Of Contents




I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Sports and Fitness Clothing I-3
Sports Apparel I-3
Fitness Clothing I-4


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. OUTLOOK II-1
Sports and Fitness Clothing: Sporty, Fit and Fine II-1
Global Sports Apparel Market - Present and Future Outlook II-1
Evolutionary View of Fitness Clothing Market II-2
Sizing the Sports and Fitness Clothing Market II-2
Market Opportunities - A Regional Review II-3
Favorable Trends Drive Growth in Sports and Fitness Clothing
Market II-3
Economic Crisis Shoves Sports Apparel Makers into Trouble II-4
Widening Breach Between Wealthy and Low Income Nations - A
Discussion on GDP and Spending Habits II-4

2. INDUSTRY DYNAMICS II-6
Sports Apparel Sees an Image Makeover II-6
Apparel Production - Switching Base II-6
Asian Tigers - Roaring Loud II-6
Continuous Evolution Marks the Global Sports Goods Industry II-6
RandD - A Major Determinant of Success in the Industry II-7
Managing Value Chain at the Global Front Engenders Cost
Competitiveness II-7
Innovation Takes Precedence over Logistics II-7
Marketing and Branding - The Other Key Differentiators II-8
The Rise and Rise of Performance Apparel - Fuelling Efforts
on Innovation II-8

3. TRENDS and ISSUES II-9
Sports Apparel Trends II-9
Versatility and Functionality - Key Growth Drivers II-9
Intersection of Casual Wear and Sports Apparel II-9
Fashion Conscious Women Trigger Changes in Player Strategies II-9
Growing Awareness in Consumers about Technical
Specifications II-9
Intimate Sports Apparel - An Emerging Market II-10
What’s on the Tracks - Sport-Specific Apparel II-10
Team Sports Apparel - Fuelling Growth II-10
Performance Apparel - A Rising Segment II-10
Drivers of the Performance Apparel Market II-10
New Age Performance Wear II-11
Ecological Performance Apparel - A New Trend II-11
Performance Outdoor Apparel Spearheads Sports Apparel
Demand II-11
Moisture Management- A New Generation Fiber Trend II-12
Active Sportswear - Cool, Casual Wear! II-12
Most Happening Sports Clothing Market II-12
Sales of Heated Clothing Pick Up, Market Bustles with New
Products II-12
Increasing Use of Technology in Sport II-13
Controversies on the Rise II-13
Sports Coverage on Television - A Key Sales Driver II-14
Rising Costs Threaten Margins for Manufacturers II-14
Innovations Galore in Snow Sports Apparel II-14
Growth of E-Commerce Presents Innumerable Opportunities II-15
Internet Features Ranked by Consumer Attraction in Sports
Apparel Purchases II-15
Fitness Clothing Trends II-15
Latest Trends in Fitness Fashion II-15
Incessant Technological Innovations Dot Fitness Clothing
Market II-16
Eco-friendly Fitness Clothing finds Increasing Takers II-16
Blurring Lines between Exercise Wear and Street Wear II-16
Yoga Pants - Depicting Versatility in Use II-16

4. CONSUMER AND DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE II-17
Women’s Sportswear Market II-17
Swim Wear: Swimming through Popularity Currents II-17
T-Shirts and Sweatshirts II-17
Shorts II-17
Slacks II-17
Other Garments II-17
Women Getting Attracted to TV Sports II-17
Men’s and Boy’s Sportswear Market II-18
Sports Apparel - Not Just for Sports II-18
Trends II-19
Key Factors Driving Men’s and Boys’ Sportswear Market II-19
Table 1: Global Market for Men’s and Boys’ Sportswear
(2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by
Distribution Channels - Discount Stores, Sport-Specialty
Stores, Chain Stores, Department Stores, Factory Outlets,
Specialty Chains, Mailing and Other Specialty Stores
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-19
Developments in the Men’s and Boys’ Sportswear Market II-20
Fashion-Forward Features in Sports Apparel II-20
Competition II-20
Children’s Sportswear Market II-20
Licensed Sports Apparel Market Encouraged by Team Sports II-20
Changing Trends in Fabric Manufacturing II-21

5. SELECT TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES II-22
Antimicrobial Fibers - A Revolutionary Invention in Sports
Clothing II-22
Stretchable Electronics for Monitoring Heart Rate in Apparel
- Innovation Reaches a New Level II-22
“Sweat Smarter” - New Apparel from Columbia to Use Sweat to
Cool Athlete’s Body II-23
The Power of Monitoring Heart Rate in Apparel - the Latest
Innovation in Smart Apparel Development II-23
Sweat Analyzing Sensors on Underwear - Advancement Reaches
Intimate Apparel II-23
Sophistication in Textiles Introduce New Levels of Comfort and
Performance II-23
Moisture Wicking - A Feature Enabled by High-Tech Textile II-24
Ultraviolet Protection in Apparel - Protecting Outdoor Fitness
Enthusiasts II-24
Comfort also Emerges as a Major Aspect II-24

6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE II-25
Competitive Scenario II-25
Table 2: Global Sports and Fitness Clothing Market (2011):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Leading
Athletic Apparel Manufacturers - Nike, adidas, VF Corp, Puma,
Quiksilver, Reebok, Columbia and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-25

Table 3: Global Sports Apparel Market (2011): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Sales by Leading Players - Nike, Under
Armour and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-25

Table 4: Leading Players in the Global Athletic Apparel
Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
adidas, Nike, VF Corp., Under Armour and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-26

Table 5: World Hockey Apparel Market by Segment (2012):
Percentage Breakdown of Value Consumption for Licensed
Apparel, Team Apparel, Performance Apparel and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-26
Core Competencies to Excel in Sportswear Market II-26
Consolidation Activity in the Industry II-27
Select Recent Mergers and Acquisitions in the Global Sports
Apparel Industry II-27
A Review on Present Status of Select Sportswear Players II-29
Nike, Inc II-29
Nike Banks on Emerging Markets and Innovation for Future
Growth II-29
Novel Approach Helps Nike Rejuvenate Sales in Apparel
Segment II-29
adidas Group II-29
adidas Goes Strong amid Euro Debt Crisis II-29
Reebok’s Performance Remains a Concern for adidas II-30
Puma SE II-30
Puma Succumbs to Slowdown in Europe II-30
Li Ning Company Limited II-30
Li Ning Co. - A China-Focused Company II-30
Under Armour, Inc II-31
Under Armour Eyes Expansion in Overseas Markets II-31
Lululemon Athletica Inc II-31
LULU - A Small yet Expanding Player in the Athletic Apparel
Market II-31
lululemon - Riding High on Yoga and Fitness Boom II-32
lululemon Sees Competition Rising II-32
Strategies for Future Growth II-33
Asics Corporation II-33
Yen Appreciation Hits Asics Revenues in Sports Apparel II-33

7. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-34
Sports Apparel/Sports Clothing II-34
Sports Licensed Apparel II-34
Select Product Segments II-34
Casualwear II-34
Leisurewear II-34
Activewear II-34
Track Suits and Jogging Suits II-34
Sports Dresses, Sports Skirts and Sports Trouser II-35
Special Sports Suits II-35
Skiwear II-35
Fitness Clothing - An Overview II-35
Items in Fitness Clothing II-35

8. RAW MATERIALS OVERVIEW II-36
Technological Innovation: Crucial Factor II-36
Trends II-36
Fiber and Fabrics II-36
Textiles II-36
Contemporary Sportswear Fabrics II-36
Wellkey II-37
Gore-Tex II-37
Exceltech II-37
Cosmopion II-37
Sway II-37
Spandex II-37

9. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-38
Prep Sportswear Introduces On-Demand Personalized Tackle Twill
Sweatshirts II-38
Revolution Running Launches New Collection of Sports Apparel II-38
DeMarini Introduces New Apparel Range for Baseball and
Softball Markets II-38
GK Elite Introduces Gabrielle Douglas Signature Collection II-38
TerraFrog Clothing Launches Summer 2012 Collection II-39
Li-Ning Introduces New Athletic Footwear and Apparel Brand -
WADE II-39
Majestic Unveils Featherweight Tech Fleece Sports Apparel II-39
Brandis India Unveils '2GO' Sports Wear Brand II-39
Devigi Launches Bamboo-Based Fabric Products II-39
Foot Locker Unveils New Concept for Women’s Fitness II-40
be present Introduces Fall 2012 Collection II-40
Delfin Spa Launches New Workout Clothing Line II-40
Russell Simons to Launch New Line of Yoga Wear II-40
Reebok International Introduces Summer Workout Clothing II-40
Spanx Introduces Novel Gym Clothing Range II-41
TerraFrog Clothing Introduces Summer 2012 Fashion Collection II-41
StylishFitnessClothes Launches Novel Range of Yoga Shorts II-41
FitFarms Introduces New Collection of Sportswear II-41
Sporty Bump Introduces Maternity Fitness Trousers II-41
Zumba Fitness Introduces New Collection of Zumba Apparel with
Harrods II-42
Vertical Edge Introduces New Apparel Line for Pole Fitness and
Dance II-42
Vertical Edge Introduces New Clothing Line II-42
StylishFitnessClothes Unveils New Collection of Women
Activewear II-42
LyssA© to Launch LyssA© Leggings Fit Line II-43
TerraFrog Clothing to Introduce Novel Performance Running
Short II-43
O'Neill Introduces O'Neill 365 II-43
PUMA Launches v1.11 Tech Tee and v1.11 Knitted Shorts II-43
Focus Apparel Unveils New Apparel Range II-44
TerraFrog Clothing Launches School Girl Plaid Designer Yoga
Tank II-44
adidas Unveils adidas Recovery Apparel Line II-44
RSK introduces VATA Brasil Clothing in the UK and Ireland
Markets II-44
ESPN Consumer Products, Sportiqe Apparel Launch Sports Heaven II-45
Old Navy Launches Active, an Athletic Clothing Line II-45
Urban Yoga Unveils Autumn Winter Collection II-45
ActivewearUSA.com Launches New Eco-Friendly Workout Apparel
Department II-45
Bravada to Introduce Private Label Collection II-46
Fila Unveils Sports Lifestyle Clothing Line in India II-46
Nike Unveil Maria Sharapova Collection II-46
Reebok Unveils EasyTone Apparel Collection II-47
Angelina Unveils Fitness Apparel Line in Retail Stores and
Online II-47
Fila Unveils Body Toning System II-47
Muscle Flex to Launch Muscle Flex VATA Brasilâ„¢ Activewear and
Sportswear Line II-47

10. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-49
Ohio State University Selects J. America and Fanatics as
Official Apparel and Retail Partners II-49
Apax Acquires Cole Haan from Nike II-49
Bauer Acquires Inaria International II-49
Viva China to Acquire Stake in Li Ning II-49
Pentland Acquires Canterbury from JD Sports II-50
Team Sports Superstore Announces New Partnership with Sports
Chalet II-50
Schoeller Acquires Eschler II-50
Anthem Media Group and DNA Distribution Ink Partnership Deal II-50
Active Brands Company Acquires Prince Brand II-51
Battle Sports Science Collaborates with Waitt to Acquire
Prince Sports Assets II-51
Unitas Buys Minority stake in NEPA II-51
Black Diamond Signs Definitive Agreement to Take Over POC
Sweden II-52
MWABA and West Athletics Signs Agreement with NIKE and Lids
Team Sports II-52
Gildan Activewear Acquires Anvil Knitwear II-52
George Washington University Enters into Partnership with
Nike II-52
Team Aquatic Supplies Takes Over Swim and Sports II-53
adidas Signs All-Sport Sponsorship Deal with NC State
Athletics II-53
Rugby Football Union Signs Agreement with Tri Distribution II-53
ESR Signs Partnership Agreement with S-Trend Sportswear II-53
Nike Signs Multi-sport Contract with Boise State University II-54
Pull-In Merges with Coalision II-54
2XU Acquires Sports Multiplied II-54
adidas Enters into Partnership with New Jersey Nets and
Barclays Center II-54
Greater Western Sydney Giants Inks Agreement with SKINS
International Trading II-55
TaylorMade-adidas Golf Acquires Adams Golf II-55
TerraFrog Clothing Expands Sportswear Line II-55
Lion Capital Takes Over Majority Ownership Stake in John
Varvatos Enterprises II-55
Triathlon Australia Enters into Partnership with SCODY II-55
SMU Inks Agreement with NIKE II-56
adidas Group Signs Agreement with LOCOG II-56
Hosa Enters Fitness Market in China II-56
Baguio Fitness Apparel Announces Launch of Fitness Apparel
Products II-56
PrAna Opens New Store II-56
Fairfax Acquires Sporting Life II-57
PGA of Australia Signs Agreement with 2XU II-57
Amer Sports Acquires Nikita II-57
Swiss Football Association Extends Partnership with Puma II-57
Reebok and Champ Sports Sign Deal for NHL II-57
Asics Inks Agreement with Cricket Australia II-58
ANTA Opens First Overseas G6 Store in Vietnam II-58
Power in Honor Acquires Jaco Clothing II-58
Myntra to Expand Operations in India II-58
2Tone Apparel Enters into Partnership with Coast To Coast
Football II-58
PPR Acquires Volcom II-59
JD Sports Acquires Champion Sports II-59
Lids Acquires Buckeye Corner II-59
VF Acquires Timberland II-59
adidas Inks Agreement with Lyndon Athletics Department II-59
Fila Acquires Acushnet Golf Business from Fortune Brands II-60
USC Inks Agreement with Silver Star Merchandising II-60
Hanesbrands Acquires TNF Group II-60
Liverpool Signs Deal with Warrior Sports II-60
Slazenger Signs Deal with Mayor International II-61
GreenEdge Cycling Enters into Partnership with Santini II-61
Reliance Trends Enters into Partnership with Lime Door Brands
to Introduce Spinners by Shane Warne II-61
USOC Extends Agreement with Nike II-61
National Hockey League Players Association Extends Agreement
with Reebok II-61
Kooga Signs Endorsement Deal with Benji Marshall II-61
PGA of America Extends Licensing Agreement with Antigua Group II-62
Tottenham Hotspur Signs Kit Sponsorship Agreement with Under
Armour II-62
361° Receives Equipment and Sponsorship Contract from Infront
Sports and Media II-62
JD Sports to Acquire Champion Sports II-62
S Kumars Nationwide to Introduce Ellesse Italia II-62
Acquity Group Enters into a Joint Venture with Li Ning II-63
Bravada International Announces Expansion of Operations II-63
“OnlyLeggings” and “FashionDollarStore” to Cross-Market
Products II-63
Bravada Expands Portfolio of Products for FashionDollarStore II-63
Kellwood Acquires Zobha II-64
Kukri Sports Bags Apparel Supply Contract from Ulster Rugby II-64
Qatar Football Association Inks Agreement with Nike II-64
Hanesbrands Acquires Gear for Sports II-64
Fila Signs Agreement with Invista II-65
Nike Signs Agreement with National Football League II-65
NIKE to Replace Reebok in NFL II-65
Zimbabwe Cricket Signs Sponsorship Deal with Reebok II-65
USSA and Huge Sportswear Sign Licensing Agreement II-65
Fila to Invest INR125-crores in the Indian Market II-66
Harrow Sports Enters into Partnership with Western Collegiate
Field Hockey Conference II-66
Li Ning Group Partners with SKINS II-66
adidas Extends Sponsorship deal with MLS II-66
adidas Inks Agreement with Major League Soccer II-67
Team Cowboy Inks Partnership Agreement with Prep Sportswear II-67
adidas Signs Agreement with Wisconsin University II-67
Mexican Football Federation Extends Contract with adidas II-67
K-Swiss Acquires Mixed Martial Arts and lifestyle Brand -
FORM Athletics II-67
GTM Sporstwear Inks Agreement with National High School
Coaches Association II-68
GTM Signs Sponsorship Deal with 11 NFL Cheerleading Teams II-68
Delta Apparel Acquires HPM Apparel II-68
Kappa Signs Sponsorship Agreement with Fulham II-68
Poppy Sports Opens for Business II-68
Saracens Football Club Inks Agreement with Nike and Garmin
International II-69
Fiddes Enterprises Signs Agreement with Basketball Australia II-69
Hat World Acquires Brand Athletics II-69
Life Distribution Acquires Split Clothing Brand II-69
Leader Sport Enters into Partnership with Joma Sport II-69
NBA Extends Partnership with adidas II-69
Brook Brothers Enters into Licensing Agreement with St
Andrews Link Golf Course II-70
Nike Signs Sponsorship Deal with the University of Central
Florida II-70
Xtep International Holdings and Disney Consumer Products Sign
License Agreement II-70
Reebok International and Giorgio Armani Form Alliance II-70

11. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-71
ASICS Corporation (Japan) II-71
adidas AG (Germany) II-71
Reebok International Limited (US) II-72
Anta Sports Products Limited (China) II-73
Bauer Performance Sports Ltd. (US) II-74
Bravada International Ltd. (US) II-75
Columbia Sportswear Company (US) II-75
Fila, Ltd. (South Korea) II-76
Fit Couture, Inc. (US) II-76
GK Elite Sportswear (US) II-76
Hanesbrands, Inc. (US) II-77
Hosa International (China) II-77
Kappa (Italy) II-78
Li Ning Company Limited (China) II-78
lululemon athletica Inc. (Canada) II-79
Mizuno Corporation (Japan) II-80
Mizuno USA, Inc. (US) II-80
Nike, Inc. (US) II-80
Patagonia, Inc. (US) II-81
Peak Sport Products Co., Ltd. (China) II-82
prAna (US) II-82
Puma SE (Germany) II-82
TerraFrog Clothing Corporation (Canada) II-83
The Gap, Inc. (US) II-84
Under Armour, Inc. (US) II-84
VF Corporation (US) II-85

12. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-87
Table 6: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Sports and Fitness Clothing by Geographic Region/Country - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin
America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-87

Table 7: World Historic Review for Sports and Fitness Clothing
by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-88

Table 8: World 15-Year Perspective for Sports and Fitness
Clothing by Geographic Region/ Country - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for
Years 2004, 2012 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-89

Table 9: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Sports Apparel by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-90

Table 10: World Historic Review for Sports Apparel by
Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-91

Table 11: World 15-Year Perspective for Sports Apparel by
Geographic Region/ Country - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years
2004, 2012 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-92

Table 12: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Fitness Clothing by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-93

Table 13: World Historic Review for Fitness Clothing by
Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-94

Table 14: World 15-Year Perspective for Fitness Clothing by
Geographic Region/ Country - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years
2004, 2012 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-95


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Current and Future Analysis III-1
Future Remains Bright for Fitness Clothing III-1
An Insight into Health and Fitness Aspects of Americans III-1
The Health Issues III-1
Rising Health and Fitness Club Memberships - A Positive
Aspect III-2
A Snapshot of Gym Membership in the US III-2
Rising Level of Inactivity - A Major Concern III-2
Aged Based Participation Levels Favor Fitness Activities III-3
Table 15: Fitness Activity Participation in the US by
Population Generation: 2011 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 16: US Participation Rate in Fitness Activities by
Age (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3
Fitness Becomes the New Rage among Americans III-4
Increasing Health Consciousness - A Major Driver III-4
Busy Work Schedules Drive Women to Embark on New Activities III-5
Yoga - A Fast Rising Fitness Activity in the US III-5
Fitness Clothing - A Key Beneficiary of Rising Popularity of
Fitness III-5
Changing Fashion in Women’s Fitness Clothing III-6
The Latest in Fitness Fashion for Women III-6
Retailers Race to Capitalize on Growing Demand for Women
Fitness Clothing III-6
Sports Apparel - A Versatile Interpretation III-7
Women Participation Revs up the Engine of Apparel Growth III-7
What Consumers Want III-8
Baby Boomers Present Good Prospects III-8
Running Apparel Segment - Picking Up Pace III-8
Big Jump in Team Sports Bodes Well for Sports Apparel III-9
Enhancements Takeover Innovations in the Running Apparel
Market III-9
Fabric Quality Assumes Importance III-9
Compression Apparel Shoots to Fame in Recent Years III-10
Table 17: US Running Compression Wear Market by Type
(2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Sportswear
Bottoms, Leg/Arm Sleeves, Socks and Base Layer Bottoms
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 18: US Compression Apparel Sales (2012): Breakdown of
Value Sales by Gender (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 19: US Compression Sportswear Sales (2012): Breakdown
of Value Sales by Gender (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-11
Manufacturers and Retailers Ride on the Athletic Apparel
Growth III-11
Retailers Bank on Prospects of Women Athletic Apparel
Demand III-11
Under Armour Carries Edge in the US Performance Apparel
Market III-12
Nike - Well Ahead in Athletic Apparel Brand Preference III-12
Table 20: Leading Players in the US Athletic Apparel
Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for VF
Corp., Nike, adidas, Under Armour and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12
Increasing Popularity of Specialty Stores III-13
Online Sales Gather Pace in Sports Apparel III-13
New Challenges in the Sports Apparel Market III-13
Overseas Manufacture of US Olympics Clothing Raises Furor III-13
Key Statistics III-14
Table 21: US Sports and Fitness Apparel Market (2012):
Percentage Share Breakdown by Consumer Segments - Women's
Sports Apparel, Men's Sports Apparel and Children's Sports
Apparel (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 22: US Sports Clothing Market (2012): Percentage
Breakdown by Apparel Type - General Sports Apparel and
Active Sports Apparel (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 23: US Sports and Fitness Clothing Market (2012):
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Product Segment -
T-shirts, Other sports shirts, Swimwear, Sweatshirts,
Sweatpants and pants, Outerwear/jackets, Socks, Shorts,
Caps/hats, Sports bras and Other active wear (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 24: US Sports and Fitness Clothing Market (2012):
Percentage Breakdown of Consumer Spending on Active Sports
Apparel by Type of Sport (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 25: US Sports Goods Market (2012): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Value Sales by Retail Outlets - Specialty
stores, Mass merchants, Department stores, National
chains, Sports goods stores, Off-price stores, Pure play
direct mail/E-tailers, Factory outlets, Wholesale
clubs/Hypermarts and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 26: US Sports Goods Market (2010): Percentage Break
Down of Sales by Leading Sporting Goods Retailers -
Wal-Mart, Target, Dick's Sporting Goods, Sports Authority,
Cabela's, Foot Locker, Bass Pro Shops, Academy Sports +
Outdoors, L.L. Bean, Pacific Sunwear, J.C. Penney, REI,
Finish Line, Kohl's and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-16
US Sports Apparel Market: Reasons for Buying Licensed
Sports Apparel Ranked by Popularity III-17
US Sports Apparel Market: Key Elements Ranked by Impact on
Sports Apparel Spending III-17
US Sports Apparel Market: Usage of Sports Apparel for Non-
Sport Purposes Ranked by Consumers Preferences III-18
Apparel by Sport - An Overview III-18
US Basketball Apparel Market - An Overview III-18
Golf Apparel Sales Shoot Up III-18
Racket Squad: Apparel for Tennis Players III-18
Sales of Ski and Snowboard Apparel III-19
Surf and Skateboard Influence Children's Wear III-19
Hip Snowboard Clothing Popular with Winter Athletes III-19
Extreme Interests III-20
Designers Compete for Golf Biz III-20
Motocross Apparel Hits New High III-20
Swimming III-21
Table 27: Leading Performance Swimwear Makers in the US
(2008 and 2010): Percentage Share Breakdown by - Speedo,
Tyr, Nike and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 28: Swimwear Market by Consumer Segments in 2012:
Annual Sales Estimates and Percentage Breakdown for
Women's, Men's, Girl's, Boy's and Infant/Toddler (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21
Market by Segment III-22
US Activewear Market III-22
Activewear: A Segment with High Growth Opportunities III-22
Table 29: US Sports and Apparel Market (2007 and 2011):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Best-Selling
Active wear Segments - Knitted T Shirts and Sports Shirts,
Sweats and Warm Ups, Tops and Bottoms, Swim wear,
Outerwear/ Topcoats, Intimate Apparel, Team Sports
Uniforms and Other Sports and Fitness Apparel and Accessories
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22
Performance is not the Only Criterion for Buying
Activewear III-23
Active Styles to Re-Emerge III-23
Intense Competition in the Active Wear Market III-23
Mass Merchandisers and Discounters Dominate Retailing III-23
Branded Activewear III-24
Table 30: US Sports and Fitness Apparel Market (2010):
Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading Activewear Makers -
Nike, Under Armour, adidas and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 31: US Sports and Fitness Apparel Market (2010):
Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading Compression Apparel
Makers - Under Armour, Nike, McDavid and Vital Apparel
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24
Licensed Sports Apparel III-24
A Peek into the US Licensed Sportswear Market III-24
Market Highlights III-25
Recession Thwarts Licensed Sports Apparel Stores
Industry III-25
College-Licensed Clothing Beats Individual Professional
Leagues in Licensed Apparel Market III-26
Licensed Sports Apparel for Children - A Growing Market III-26
Rebirth of Sports Licensing III-26
Performance Apparel III-27
Outlook Remains Strong III-27
Distribution Scenario III-27
Sporting Goods Outlets III-27
Consumer Segments III-28
Women’s Sports Apparel Segment III-28
Women’s Participation in Sports III-28
Table 32: US Sports and Fitness Clothing Market (2012):
Female Participation by Activity - Pilates Training,
Yoga/Tai Chi, Water Exercise, Fitness Swimming and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28
Growth of Small Female Run Companies III-29
Womenswear Market Vitals - A Quick Brush Up III-29
Table 33: US Sportswear Market (2010 and 2012): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Women’s Sportswear Market by Age
Group: 55+, 35-54, 25-34, 18-24, 13-17, Below 12
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29
Teenage Girls: Enthusiastic Purchasers III-29
Table 34: US Teenage Sportswear Market (2010 and 2012):
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Distribution
Channels - Specialty, Department, Mass, and Other Stores
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 35: Apparel Market for Girls (2012): Percentage
Breakdown of Value Share by Categories - Tops, Bottoms,
Dresses, Skirts, Activewear, Intimate Apparel, Outerwear
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30
Buying Patterns of Women Shopping for Sports and Fitness
Clothing III-31
Elements That Draw Women to Activewear Purchases III-31
Important Sources of Sports Apparel Information III-31
Source of Information on Activewear for Women Ranked by
Popularity III-31
Review of Intimate Sports Apparel Section III-32
Rising Popularity of Women’s Sports Bra III-32
Distribution Channels for Women’s Apparel III-32
Discount Stores III-32
Women’s Favorite Sales Outlets III-32
Popular Retail Channels in the US Sports Apparel and
Activewear Market Ranked by Preference III-33
Men’s and Boy’s Sportswear Market III-33
Consumer Behavior III-33
Sport Coats III-33
An Alternative to Pricey Suits III-33
Table 36: US Men’s Apparel Market (2010 and 2012) -
Percentage Share Breakdown by Category - Activewear,
Outerwear, Suits/ Sportscoats, Tops, Bottoms, Furnishings
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34
Men’s Innerwear III-34
Inner Sportswear III-34
Established Players Gamble - Combining Sportivity with
Intimacy III-34
Sports Apparel Base Layer Fabrics III-35
Advance Features and Crossover Style Characterize New
Base Layers III-35
Men are Fashion Conscious III-35
Children’s Sportswear III-36
Apparel for Obese Kids: A Niche Segment III-36
Table 37: US Boy's Clothing Market (2012) - Percentage
Share Breakdown by Category - Tops, Bottoms, Activewear,
Furnishings, Outerwear, Suits, Sports Coats and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36
Competition III-37
Select Key Sportswear Brands in the US by Apparel
Categories and Retailers III-37
Retailer Market - Select Statistics III-37
Leading Clothing Retailers in the US Assorted by Income
Groups of Visiting Customers III-37
Leading Retailers in the US Assorted by Average Age of
Visiting Customers III-38
Table 38: Nordstrom’s Online Sales of Activewear Brands for
Women (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
Zella, Nike, Hard Tail, Under Armour, The North Face and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 39: Macy’s Online Sales of Activewear Brands for
Women (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
Ideology, Nike, Puma and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 40: Macy’s Online Sales of Athletic Apparel Brands
for Men (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
Nike, adidas, Puma and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 41: JCPenny’s Online Sales of Women’s Activewear
Brands (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Made
For Life, Xersion, Lix Claiborne and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 42: JCPenny’s Online Sales of Men’s Athletic Apparel
Brands (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
Nike, Simply for Sports, adidas and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 43: FootLocker’s Online Sales of Apparel Brands
(2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Nike,
adidas, Under Armour, Jordan and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 44: FootLocker’s Online Sales of Women’s Apparel
Brands (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
Nike, Southpole, adidas, Under Armour and Asics (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40
Product Launches III-41
Strategic Corporate Developments III-48
Select Players III-60
B.Market Analytics III-69
Table 45: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Sports and Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Sports
Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 46: US Historic Review for Sports and Fitness Clothing
by Product Segment - Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

Table 47: US 15-Year Perspective for Sports and Fitness
Clothing by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets for
Years 2004, 2012 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

2. CANADA III-72
A.Market Analysis III-72
Current and Future Analysis III-72
Dominating US Presence III-72
Product Launches III-72
Strategic Corporate Developments III-73
Select Players III-74
B.Market Analytics III-75
Table 48: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Sports and Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Sports
Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75

Table 49: Canadian Historic Review for Sports and Fitness
Clothing by Product Segment - Sports Apparel and Fitness
Clothing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

Table 50: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Sports and Fitness
Clothing by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets for
Years 2004, 2012 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

3. JAPAN III-78
A.Market Analysis III-78
Current and Future Analysis III-78
Increasing Fervor for Fitness in Japan III-78
Opportunities Underscore the Fitness Boom III-78
Market Remains Highly Competitive; Calls for Novel
Approaches III-79
Low-Price Apparel Chains Hurt Overall Training Wear Market
Demand III-79
Functional Underwear Segment to Record Continued Growth III-79
Table 51: Japanese Sports Apparel Market by Segment (2010 and
2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales at Retail Level
for Training Wear, Golf Wear, Outdoor Wear, Lifestyle Wear,
Soccer Wear and Other Sports Wear (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-80
Review of Popular Categories of Sportswear III-80
Golf Wear III-80
Ski and Snowboard Wear III-80
Tennis Wear III-81
Outdoor Wear III-81
Competitive Wear III-82
Training and Athletic Wear III-82
Distribution Channels for Select Sportswear Segments III-82
Select Players III-82
B.Market Analytics III-84
Table 52: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Sports and Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Sports
Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-84

Table 53: Japanese Historic Review for Sports and Fitness
Clothing by Product Segment - Sports Apparel and Fitness
Clothing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-85

Table 54: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Sports and Fitness
Clothing by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets for
Years 2004, 2012 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-86

4. EUROPE III-87
A.Market Analysis III-87
Current and Future Analysis III-87
Sporting Goods Market - An Overview III-87
Distribution Channels Evolve with Time III-87
Outlook for Sportswear Remains Positive III-88
Sport and Fashion Drives European Sports Apparel Market III-88
Macro Environment Trends Remain a Threat III-88
Table 55: Percapita Spending on Sports Apparel in Select
European Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-89
Cotton-Based Apparel Witnesses Revival in Popularity III-89
Increasing Emphasis on Sustainable Clothing III-89
Versatility of Use - A Key Aspect in Sports Apparel III-90
Other Trends in a Nutshell III-90
Diminishing Lines between Function and Fashion III-90
Outdoor Sports Continue to Receive Fervor III-90
Changing Paradigm in the European Sports Market III-91
Imports of Sports Apparel III-91
Table 56: Leading Importers of Sports Apparel in the EU:
Annual Value Imports in US$ Million for the Year 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-92

Table 57: EU Imports of Sports Apparel by Region or Origin
(2010): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports for
Developing Countries, Intra-EU and Rest of World (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-92
Re-Exports Prevalent in Select European Countries III-92
Recession and Outsourcing Hit Sports Apparel Output in
the EU III-92
Table 58: Leading Sports Apparel Producers in the EU:
Annual Output Value in US$ Million for the Year 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-93
Key Hurdles in Sports Retailing in Europe III-93
Competition III-94
Table 59: Leading Players in the European Athletic Apparel
Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
adidas, Nike, Puma, VF Corp, Quicksilver and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-94
B.Market Analytics III-95
Table 60: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Sports and Fitness Clothing by Geographic Region/Country -
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-95

Table 61: European Historic Review for Sports and Fitness
Clothing by Geographic Region/ Country - France, Germany,
Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-96

Table 62: European 15-Year Perspective for Sports and Fitness
Clothing by Geographic Region/ Country - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK,
Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004,
2012 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-97

Table 63: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Sports and Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Sports
Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-98

Table 64: European Historic Review for Sports and Fitness
Clothing by Product Segment - Sports Apparel and Fitness
Clothing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-99

Table 65: European 15-Year Perspective for Sports and Fitness
Clothing by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets for
Years 2004, 2012 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-100

4a. FRANCE III-101
A.Market Analysis III-101
Current and Future Analysis III-101
Sportswear: A Contemporary Dressing Style III-101
Sports Apparel Market Rides High on Economic Recovery III-101
Table 66: Demographic Spending Pattern on Sports Apparel
in France (2011): Analyzed By Price Range (In Euros) and
Respective Percentage of Adult Consumers (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-102
Economic Woes Threaten Sports Apparel Sales III-102
Outdoor Sports Apparel to Garner Growth III-102
Aged and Women Customers - An Opportunity Waiting to be
Tapped III-103
American Style Clothing Exerts a Major Influence on French
Sporting Apparel III-103
Fashion and Celebrity Endorsements Garner Higher Appeal III-103
Design Carries More Relevance in Certain Categories III-103
Uncertainty of Weather Calls for Cautious Approach for
Manufacturers III-104
Domestic Production of Sports Apparel Remains Small III-104
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