SPORTS AND FITNESS CLOTHING - A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT   

Research Abstract

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. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. 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.


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Code: MCP-1006
Price: $4950
Companies: 280
Pages: 811
Date: February 2013
Market Data Tables: 329

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 TABLE OF CONTENTS


 
   Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
  
   Quantitative Techniques & Analytics.....I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study.....I-3
Sports & Fitness Clothing.....I-3
Sports Apparel.....I-3
  
   Fitness Clothing.....I-4  
   Sports and Fitness Clothing: Sporty, Fit and Fine.....II-1
Global Sports Apparel Market – Present and Future Outlook.....II-1
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   Evolutionary View of Fitness Clothing Market.....II-2
Sizing the Sports & Fitness Clothing Market.....II-2
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   Market Opportunities – A Regional Review.....II-3
Favorable Trends Drive Growth in Sports & Fitness Clothing Market.....II-3
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   Economic Crisis Shoves Sports Apparel Makers into Trouble.....II-4
Widening Breach Between Wealthy and Low Income Nations – A Discussion on GDP &
  Spending Habits.....II-4
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   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
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   R&D – 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
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   Marketing and Branding – The Other Key Differentiators.....II-8
The Rise and Rise of Performance Apparel – Fuelling Efforts on Innovation.....II-8
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   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
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   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
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   New Age Performance Wear.....II-11
Ecological Performance Apparel – A New Trend.....II-11
Performance Outdoor Apparel Spearheads Sports Apparel Demand.....II-11
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   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
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   Increasing Use of Technology in Sport.....II-13
Controversies on the Rise.....II-13
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   Men’s and Boy’s Sportswear Market.....II-18
Sports Apparel - Not Just for Sports.....II-18
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   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
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   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
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   Changing Trends in Fabric Manufacturing.....II-211$100
   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
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   “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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   Consolidation Activity in the Industry.....II-27
Select Recent Mergers and Acquisitions in the Global Sports Apparel Industry.....II-27
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   lululemon – Riding High on Yoga and Fitness Boom.....II-32
lululemon Sees Competition Rising.....II-32
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   Strategies for Future Growth.....II-33
Asics Corporation.....II-33
Yen Appreciation Hits Asics Revenues in Sports Apparel.....II-33
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   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
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   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
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   Technological Innovation: Crucial Factor.....II-36
Trends.....II-36
Fiber and Fabrics.....II-36
Textiles.....II-36
Contemporary Sportswear Fabrics.....II-36
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   Wellkey.....II-37
Gore-Tex.....II-37
Exceltech.....II-37
Cosmopion.....II-37
Sway.....II-37
Spandex.....II-37
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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 Brasil™ Activewear and Sportswear Line.....II-47
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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 & Media.....II-62
JD Sports to Acquire Champion Sports.....II-62
S Kumars Nationwide to Introduce Ellesse Italia.....II-62
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   ASICS Corporation (Japan).....II-71
adidas AG (Germany).....II-71
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   Reebok International Limited (US).....II-721$100
   Anta Sports Products Limited (China).....II-731$100
   Bauer Performance Sports Ltd. (US).....II-741$100
   Bravada International Ltd. (US).....II-75
Columbia Sportswear Company (US).....II-75
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   Fila, Ltd. (South Korea).....II-76
Fit Couture, Inc. (US).....II-76
GK Elite Sportswear (US).....II-76
1$100
   Hanesbrands, Inc. (US).....II-77
Hosa International (China).....II-77
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   Kappa (Italy).....II-78
Li Ning Company Limited (China).....II-78
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   lululemon athletica Inc. (Canada).....II-791$100
   Mizuno Corporation (Japan).....II-80
Mizuno USA, Inc. (US).....II-80
Nike, Inc. (US).....II-80
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   Patagonia, Inc. (US).....II-811$100
   Peak Sport Products Co., Ltd. (China).....II-82
prAna (US).....II-82
Puma SE (Germany).....II-82
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   TerraFrog Clothing Corporation (Canada).....II-831$100
   The Gap, Inc. (US).....II-84
Under Armour, Inc. (US).....II-84
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   VF Corporation (US).....II-852$200
   Table 6: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-871$350
   Table 7: World Historic Review for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-881$350
   Table 8: World 15-Year Perspective for Sports & 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 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-891$350
   Table 9: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sports Apparel by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-901$350
   Table 10: World Historic Review for Sports Apparel by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-911$350
   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 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-921$350
   Table 12: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fitness Clothing by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-931$350
   Table 13: World Historic Review for Fitness Clothing by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-941$350
   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 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-951$350
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Current & 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
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   Rising Health & 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
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   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
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   Fitness Becomes the New Rage among Americans.....III-4
Increasing Health Consciousness – A Major Driver.....III-4
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   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
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   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
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   Sports Apparel - A Versatile Interpretation.....III-7
Women Participation Revs up the Engine of Apparel Growth.....III-7
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   What Consumers Want.....III-8
Baby Boomers Present Good Prospects.....III-8
Running Apparel Segment – Picking Up Pace.....III-8
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   Extreme Interests.....III-20
Designers Compete for Golf Biz.....III-20
Motocross Apparel Hits New High.....III-20
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   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
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   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 & Sports Shirts, Sweats and Warm Ups, Tops & Bottoms, Swim wear, Outerwear/ Topcoats, Intimate Apparel, Team Sports Uniforms and Other Sports & Fitness Apparel & Accessories (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-22
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   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 & Discounters Dominate Retailing.....III-23
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   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
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   Market Highlights.....III-25
Recession Thwarts Licensed Sports Apparel Stores Industry.....III-25
1$75
   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
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   Performance Apparel.....III-27
Outlook Remains Strong.....III-27
Distribution Scenario.....III-27
Sporting Goods Outlets.....III-27
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   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
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   Growth of Small Female Run Companies.....III-29
Womenswear Market Vitals – A Quick Brush Up.....III-29
Table 33: US Sportswear Market (2010 & 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
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   Table 34: US Teenage Sportswear Market (2010 & 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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   Table 36: US Men’s Apparel Market (2010 & 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
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   Sports Apparel Base Layer Fabrics.....III-35
Advance Features and Crossover Style Characterize New Base Layers.....III-35
Men are Fashion Conscious.....III-35
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   Product Launches.....III-417$125
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-4812$150
   Select Players.....III-609$125
   B. Market Analytics.....III-69
Table 45: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-69
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   Table 46: US Historic Review for Sports & 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-701$200
   Table 47: US 15-Year Perspective for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-711$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-72
Current & Future Analysis.....III-72
Dominating US Presence.....III-72
Product Launches.....III-72
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   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-731$75
   Select Players.....III-741$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-75
Table 48: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-75
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   Table 49: Canadian Historic Review for Sports & 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-761$200
   Table 50: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-771$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-78
Current & Future Analysis.....III-78
Increasing Fervor for Fitness in Japan.....III-78
Opportunities Underscore the Fitness Boom.....III-78
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   Market Remains Highly Competitive; Calls for Novel Approaches.....III-79
Low-Price Apparel Chains Hurt Overall Training Wear Market Demand.....III-79
Functional Underwear Segment to Record Continued Growth.....III-79
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   Table 51: Japanese Sports Apparel Market by Segment (2010 & 2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales at Retail Level for Training Wear, Golf Wear, Outdoor Wear, Lifestyle Wear, Soccer Wear and Other Sports Wear (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-80
Review of Popular Categories of Sportswear.....III-80
Golf Wear.....III-80
Ski and Snowboard Wear.....III-80
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   Tennis Wear.....III-81
Outdoor Wear.....III-81
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   Competitive Wear.....III-82
Training and Athletic Wear.....III-82
Distribution Channels for Select Sportswear Segments.....III-82
Select Players.....III-82
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-84
Table 52: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-84
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   Table 53: Japanese Historic Review for Sports & 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-851$200
   Table 54: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-861$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-87
Current & Future Analysis.....III-87
Sporting Goods Market – An Overview.....III-87
Distribution Channels Evolve with Time.....III-87
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   Outlook for Sportswear Remains Positive.....III-88
Sport and Fashion Drives European Sports Apparel Market.....III-88
Macro Environment Trends Remain a Threat.....III-88
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   Table 55: Percapita Spending on Sports Apparel in Select European Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-89
Cotton-Based Apparel Witnesses Revival in Popularity.....III-89
Increasing Emphasis on Sustainable Clothing.....III-89
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   Versatility of Use – A Key Aspect in Sports Apparel.....III-90
Other Trends in a Nutshell.....III-90
Diminishing Lines between Function and Fashion.....III-90
Outdoor Sports Continue to Receive Fervor.....III-90
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   Changing Paradigm in the European Sports Market.....III-91
Imports of Sports Apparel.....III-91
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   Table 56: Leading Importers of Sports Apparel in the EU: Annual Value Imports in US$ 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
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   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
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   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
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-95
Table 60: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sports & 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
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   Table 61: European Historic Review for Sports & 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-961$200
   Table 62: European 15-Year Perspective for Sports & 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 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-971$200
   Table 63: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-981$200
   Table 64: European Historic Review for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-991$200
   Table 65: European 15-Year Perspective for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1001$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-101
Current & Future Analysis.....III-101
Sportswear: A Contemporary Dressing Style.....III-101
Sports Apparel Market Rides High on Economic Recovery.....III-101
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   Table 66: Demographic Spending Pattern on Sports Apparel in France (2011): Analyzed By Price Range (In Euros) and Respective Percentage of Adult Consumers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-102
Economic Woes Threaten Sports Apparel Sales.....III-102
Outdoor Sports Apparel to Garner Growth.....III-102
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   Aged and Women Customers – An Opportunity Waiting to be Tapped.....III-103
American Style Clothing Exerts a Major Influence on French Sporting
  Apparel.....III-103
Fashion and Celebrity Endorsements Garner Higher Appeal.....III-103
Design Carries More Relevance in Certain Categories.....III-103
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   Uncertainty of Weather Calls for Cautious Approach for Manufacturers.....III-104
Domestic Production of Sports Apparel Remains Small.....III-104
Distribution Dynamics.....III-104
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   Internet Purchases Drubs Retail Channel Performance.....III-105
Swimsuits in France.....III-105
Men’s Sports Apparel Market.....III-105
Women’s Sports Apparel Market.....III-105
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   The Teenage Market.....III-106
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-106
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   Lafuma – A Key French Sports Goods Company.....III-107
B. Market Analytics.....III-107
Table 67: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-107
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   Table 68: French Historic Review for Sports & 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-1081$200
   Table 69: French 15-Year Perspective for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1091$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-110
Current & Future Analysis.....III-110
Market Inclining towards High Quality and Advanced Products.....III-110
German Sports Apparel Production and Trade Scenario.....III-110
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   Apparel Market in Germany: A Quick Primer.....III-111
Table 70: German Sporting Goods Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown Consumer Spending by Segment - Sports Apparel, Sports Equipment and Sports Shoes (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-111
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   Table 71: German Sports Goods market (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Distribution Channels - Buying/Retail Group, Department Stores, Chain Stores, Hypermarkets, Mail Order/Internet, Independent Stores and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-112
Eco-Label Products Highly Popular in Germany.....III-112
Versatility in Use – A Key Aspect Sought in Performance Sports Apparel.....III-112
Other Product Trends in a Gist.....III-112
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   German Golf Sport Market.....III-113
Major Players in the German Sportswear Retail Sector.....III-113
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-113
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   Select Players.....III-1142$125
   B. Market Analytics.....III-116
Table 72: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-116
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   Table 73: German Historic Review for Sports & 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-1171$200
   Table 74: German 15-Year Perspective for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1181$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-119
Current & Future Analysis.....III-119
Overview.....III-119
Kappa – A Key Italian Sports Goods Company.....III-119
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-121
Table 75: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-121
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   Table 76: Italian Historic Review for Sports & 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-1221$200
   Table 77: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1231$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-124
Current & Future Analysis.....III-124
Sports Apparel Market in the UK – An Overview.....III-124
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   Sports Clothing – A Relatively Mature Market.....III-125
Uncertainty Fails to Hamper Sales.....III-125
Sports Clothing Increases in Popularity.....III-125
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   Table 78: UK Sports Apparel Market by Application (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Outdoor Pursuits, General Use, Rugby and Football, Swimwear, Running and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-126
Popularity of Sports Drives Apparel Market.....III-126
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   Popular Sports in the UK Ranked by Popularity among People Aged Above 15
  Years.....III-127
Major Sports or Other Activities Ranked by Participation in the UK among Consumers
  Aged Above 15 Years.....III-127
Insight into Demographic Spending Patterns on Sports Apparel.....III-127
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   Table 79: Demographic Spending Patterns on Sports Apparel in the UK Analyzed in Terms of Percentage of Adults by Age Group and Average Price Range per Product: 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-128
Production and Trade Scenario.....III-128
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   Emphasis on Ecological Impact of Apparel Rises.....III-129
An Insight into the UK Sports Apparel Distribution Channels.....III-129
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   Table 80: UK Sports Apparel Retail Sales by Distribution Channel (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Specialist Retailers, Supermarkets, Other Retail Channels and Non-Retail Channels (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-130
Changing Customer Channel Preferences Alter Retail Dynamics.....III-130
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   Table 81: Major Sports Goods Retailers in the UK (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Sports Direct, JD Sports, Black Leisure, JJB Sports and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-131
Aging Consumer Profile to Dampen Sales Prospects.....III-131
Niche Segments Bode Significant Growth Opportunities.....III-131
Discounting – A Key Competitive Factor.....III-131
Sports Viewership.....III-131
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   Production Concentrated in the Far East.....III-132
Product Launches.....III-132
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   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-1342$125
   B. Market Analytics.....III-136
Table 82: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-136
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   Table 83: UK Historic Review for Sports & 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-1371$200
   Table 84: UK 15-Year Perspective for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1381$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-139
Current & Future Analysis.....III-139
Popular Sports in Spain.....III-139
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-140
Table 85: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-140
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   Table 86: Spanish Historic Review for Sports & 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-1411$200
   Table 87: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1421$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-143
Current & Future Analysis.....III-143
Overview.....III-143
Market Trends.....III-143
Membership in Sports Clubs Soar.....III-143
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   Changing Lifestyles Soar Sports Enthusiasm.....III-144
Sports Participation.....III-144
Popular Sports Activities.....III-144
Growth of Street Sports Activities.....III-144
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-145
Table 88: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-145
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   Table 89: Russian Historic Review for Sports & 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-1461$200
   Table 90: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1471$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-148
Current & Future Analysis.....III-148
Focus on Select Markets.....III-148
Portugal.....III-148
Sweden.....III-148
Clothing Market in Sweden: A Primer.....III-148
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   Switzerland.....III-149
Rising Sales of Mountain Sports Apparel.....III-149
Ukraine.....III-149
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   Sports Participation.....III-150
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-150
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-151
Table 91: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-151
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   Table 92: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Sports & 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-1521$200
   Table 93: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1531$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-154
Current & Future Analysis.....III-154
Asian Retail Market to Surge despite Slowing Economic Growth.....III-154
Hurdles and Opportunities Co-exist for Overseas Retailers.....III-154
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   Coolmax Applications Dominate Golf Attire Fabric OEM Companies.....III-155
Competition.....III-155
Table 94: Leading Players in the Asia-Pacific (Including Japan) Athletic Apparel Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for adidas, Nike, Descente and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-155
Overview of Select Asia-Pacific Markets.....III-155
China.....III-155
Chinese Sportswear Market – An Overview.....III-155
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   Chinese Apparel Market.....III-156
Rising Disposable Incomes Surges Chinese Sports Apparel Demand.....III-156
Chinese Snow Sports Market Promises Great Potential.....III-156
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   Selling of Forged Product Brands in China Worries US Manufacturers.....III-157
Booming Fitness Wear Market in China.....III-157
Olympics – A Key Driver of Fitness Craze in China.....III-157
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   Competition.....III-158
Fitness Clothing.....III-158
Highly Fragmentation Typifies Chinese Fitness Clothing Sector.....III-158
Table 95: Leading Fitness Clothing Brands in China (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Hosa, Zoke, Sunyoga, Decathlon, Pieryoga and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-158
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   Sports Apparel.....III-159
Table 96: Leading Sportswear Manufacturers in China (2009 & 2010): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Nike, adidas, Li Ning, Kappa and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-159

Table 97: Leading Sportswear Apparel Brands in China by Brand Value: 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-159
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   Foreign Brands Display Strong Financials.....III-160
Domestic Companies Suffer at the Hands of International Brands.....III-160
Price Competition Set to Reach New Highs.....III-160
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   Consolidation Looms Large over the Chinese Sportswear Industry.....III-161
Domestic Players Shift Focus to Children’s Wear.....III-161
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   adidas and Nike Eye Smaller Markets in China.....III-162
adidas Plies on a Rampant Growth in China.....III-162
adidas Learns from Nike’s Weakness.....III-162
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   Apposite Market Strategies – Key to Dominance of International
  Sportswear Manufacturers.....III-163
Retail Market Overview.....III-163
Specialty Stores Rule Apparel Market.....III-163
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   Oversaturation in Retail Channel Sparks Trouble for Chinese Sports Apparel
  Companies.....III-164
Time Ripe for Correction in Retail Network.....III-164
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   Rising Online Sales in China – An Opportunity for Sports Apparel
  Sellers.....III-165
India.....III-165
Indians and Sport – A Weak yet Growing Association.....III-165
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   Indians Gear Up for an Active Life.....III-166
Table 98: Indian Sports Apparel Market by Segment (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Casual Apparel, Sports Apparel and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-166
Major Sportswear Companies in India - Number of Outlets and Year of Market
  Entry.....III-166
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   Sports Apparel Sales to Surge in India.....III-167
Factors Driving the Sportswear Industry.....III-167
Sports Attire Companies Focus on Designer Based Branding.....III-167
Sports Retail Structure.....III-167
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   South Korea.....III-168
Sports Apparel Market Recovers Post Recession.....III-168
Sportswear Market Gains Popularity in South Korea.....III-168
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   Table 99: South Korean Sports Apparel Demand by Application (2012): % Use of Apparel for Casual, Climbing, Jogging, Golf and Other Sports Applications (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-169

Table 100: South Korean Sports Apparel Market by Segment (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for T-Shirts, Training Suit, Pants, Jumper, Safari, Shorts and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-169
Major Drivers of Sportswear Market in Korea.....III-169
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   Increasing Functionality in Sports Apparel.....III-170
Imported Brands Threaten Fortunes of Domestic Counterparts.....III-170
Australia.....III-170
Australian Sports Goods Market – An Overview.....III-170
Sporting Goods Retail Market in Australia – Highly Consolidated.....III-170
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   Prospects for Overseas Players.....III-171
Institutional Buyer Market – Highly Cluttered.....III-171
Hong Kong.....III-171
Overview.....III-171
Interlacing of Athletic and Casual Designs - An Evolving Trend.....III-171
1$75
   New Zealand.....III-172
Taiwan.....III-172
Product Launches.....III-172
1$75
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-1735$125
   Select Players.....III-1783$125
   B. Market Analytics.....III-181
Table 101: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-181
1$200
   Table 102: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1821$200
   Table 103: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1831$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-184
Current & Future Analysis.....III-184
Sporting Life in Latin America.....III-184
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-184
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-185
Table 104: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-185
1$200
   Table 105: Latin American Historic Review for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1861$200
   Table 106: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1871$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-188
Current & Future Analysis.....III-188
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-188
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-189
Table 107: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-189
1$200
   Table 108: Rest of World Historic Review for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1901$200
   Table 109: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Sports & Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1911$200
  
Total Companies Profiled: 208 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 307)

Region/Country Players

The United States 172 Canada 19 Japan 3 Europe 71 France 2 Germany 8 The United Kingdom 30 Italy 14 Spain 3 Rest of Europe 14 Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 40 Africa 1 Middle-East 1
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