Softball Apparel Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking - Global Market insights 2017 to 2026

Published on : Feb-2018 | List of Tables : 126 | List of Figures : 96 | No. of Pages : 170 | Report Code : FACT504MR |

Increasing participation of women in sports has spurred the popularity of amateur-level games such as softball. As the number of women partaking in softball events continues to grow at a steady pace, manufacturers in the sporting goods industry are extending their capacities to meet the demands. Advanced technologies are being employed to develop softball apparels with dynamic designs. In addition, new fabrics are being tested to understand their application in the production of softball apparels. However, the proliferation of softball as mainstream sports remains nascent. Manufacturers of baseball apparels are diversifying their businesses to capture the potential leeway in the global softball apparel market.

global softball apparel market

According to Fact.MR’s latest report, the global softball apparel market is pegged to grow at a sluggish pace during the forecast period, 2017-2026. Key findings from the report reveal that by the end of 2026, more than US$ 270 Mn worth of softball apparels will be sold worldwide. The report further estimates that the global softball apparel market will expand at 2.3% CAGR in terms of value over the forecast period.

Market Taxonomy

Region

Product Type

Sales Channel

Buyer Type

North America

Shirt

Independent Sports Outlet

Individual

Latin America

Pant

Franchised Sports Outlet

Institutional

Europe

Sliding Shorts

Modern Trade Channels

Promotional

Japan

Caps & Belts

Direct to Customer Brand Outlet

 

APEJ

Others

Direct to Customer Online Channel

 

MEA

 

Direct to Customer Institutional Channel

 
   

Third Party Online Channel

 

(Additional information, including cross-sectional data and country-wise analysis & forecast is available in the report)

High Demand for Softball Shirts to Drive Market Growth

The report estimates that there is a predominantly high demand for softball shirts over other apparels. In 2017, more than 46% of the global softball apparel market value was accounted by the sales of softball shirts. The report further estimates that by the end of 2026, more than US$ 130 Mn worth of softball shirts will be sold globally. Towards the end of the forecast period, the global sales of softball caps & belts are expected to witness a sluggish traction, raking in revenues just over US$ 17 Mn.

Individual Buying of Softball Apparel to Reflect High Value Growth through 2026

The report further projects that individual buyers will be primarily driving the sales of softball apparels across the globe. By the end of 2026, around two-thirds of softball apparels manufactured across the globe will be bought by individuals. Institutional buying of softball apparels is also pegged to gain traction, accounting for an approximate 28.3% value share on the global softball apparel market by the end of the forecast period. The report further reveals that modern trade outlets will represent the largest sales channel for softball apparels throughout the forecast period. In addition, it has also been estimated that third-party online channels will reflect highest sales growth at a value CAGR of 3.3% over the forecast period.

Competition Tracking

Leading manufacturers of softball apparel have been profiled in the report. Companies namely, Easton, Mizuno, Rawlings (Jarden), Wilson (Amer Sports), Louisville Slugger, Nokona, Zett, SSK, Under Armour, and Nike are observed as the key players in the global softball apparel market. Over the years to come, several market players are expected to adopted smart fabrics for development of advanced softball apparels. In addition, extending the comfort of players and providing equal advantage in terms of gameplay will also be prioritized by manufacturers while adopting new designs for softball apparels.

Note: The insights mentioned here are of the respective analysts, and do not reflect the position of Fact.MR

Increasing participation of women in field sports has spurred the uptake for games like softball. Concurrently, the demand for softball apparel has gained grounds, particularly among women. New designs of softball apparels are being tested to weigh their effect on the gameplay. Manufacturers are introducing softball apparel made of smart fabrics to capture the latest consumer trends in the industry of sporting goods and accessories. The report, compiled by Fact.MR, provides in-depth analysis of the global softball apparel market for the forecast period 2017-2026, and offers key insights about future market direction.  

Scope

The scope of Fact.MR’s report is to analyze the global softball apparel market for the forecast period 2017-2026 and provide readers an unbiased and accurate analysis. Softball apparel manufacturers, stakeholders, and suppliers in the global sporting goods & accessories industry can benefit from the analysis offered in this report. This report offers a comprehensive analysis, which can be of interest to leading trade magazines and sports journals.    

Summary

The report commences with a brief information of the global softball apparel market. This executive summary sets the tone for the rest of the report, providing users the scope of the report. The executive summary includes important facts and statistics on the global softball apparel market.   

Overview

The next section offers an overview of the softball apparel market. This comprises an introduction to the market, along with a standard definition of the product – softball apparel. In this section, market value and year-over-year growth is offered to the readers. Year-over-year growth provides readers with a broader view of growth patterns over the forecast period.     

The report’s succeeding section focuses on drivers, restraints and key trends from macroeconomic, demand, and supply perspectives. Impact analysis of weighted average model-based growth drivers is contained in the report for better provision of decision-making insights to clients.

In order to offer readers with up-to-date information about the latest advancements in the global softball apparel market, the report provides updates about market opportunities, which can benefit leading manufacturers of softball apparel. With continuous evolution of the sporting goods & accessories industry, keeping a record of latest developments and trends is fundamental for softball apparel manufacturers to formulate key business strategies. Detailed insights about raw material sourcing, supply chain, pricing analysis, list of distributors, and cost structure are provided in this section.     

Considering the wide scope of the global softball apparel market and to offer in-depth insights, Fact.MR’s report provides segment-wise analysis and forecast. The global softball apparel market has been categorized on the basis of product type, buyer type, sales channel and region. This segmentation analysis is comprehensive, coupled with a detailed country-wise forecast provided on all parameters.  

The report’s last section comprises of the global softball apparel market competitive landscape, to provide readers with the dashboard view of company analysis and market players. This competitive intelligence is based on the providers’ categories across value chain, and their presence in the global softball apparel market.     

Research Methodology

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  • Primary research
  • Secondary research
  • Trade research
  • Focused interviews
  • Social media analysis

1. Global Economic Outlook

2. Global Softball Apparel Market - Executive Summary

3. Global Softball Apparel Market Overview
3.1. Introduction
       3.1.1. Global Softball Apparel Market Taxonomy
       3.1.2. Global Softball Apparel Market Definition
3.2. Global Softball Apparel Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast, 2012-2026
       3.2.1. Global Softball Apparel Market Y-o-Y Growth
3.3. Global Softball Apparel Market Dynamics
3.4. Supply Chain
3.5. Sports Ecosystem
3.6. Cost Structure
3.7. Pricing Analysis 
3.8. List of Distributors
3.9. Consumer Survey Analysis
3.10. Market Competition Structure 
3.11. Competition Structure Dashboard
3.12. Investment Feasibility Matrix
3.13. Global Softball Equipment Market – Scenario Forecast
3.14. Product Life Cycle Assessment
3.15. PESTLE Analysis
3.16. Key Participants Market Presence (Intensity Map) By Region

4. Global Softball Apparel Market Analysis and Forecast 2012-2026 
4.1. Global Softball Apparel Market Size and Forecast By Product Type, 2012-2026
       4.1.1. Shirt Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
                4.1.1.1. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Region
                4.1.1.2. Market Share Comparison, By Region
                4.1.1.3. Y-o-Y growth Comparison, By Region
       4.1.2. Pant Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
                4.1.2.1. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Region
                4.1.2.2. Market Share Comparison, By Region
                4.1.2.3. Y-o-Y growth Comparison, By Region
       4.1.3. Sliding Shorts Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
                4.1.3.1. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Region
                4.1.3.2. Market Share Comparison, By Region
                4.1.3.3. Y-o-Y growth Comparison, By Region
       4.1.4. Caps & belts Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
                4.1.4.1. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Region
                4.1.4.2. Market Share Comparison, By Region
                4.1.4.3. Y-o-Y growth Comparison, By Region
       4.1.5. Other  Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
                4.1.5.1. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Region
                4.1.5.2. Market Share Comparison, By Region
                4.1.5.3. Y-o-Y growth Comparison, By Region
4.2. Global Softball Apparel Market Size and Forecast By Sales Channel, 2012-2026
       4.2.1. Independent Sports Outlet Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
                4.2.1.1. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Region
                4.2.1.2. Market Share Comparison, By Region
                4.2.1.3. Y-o-Y growth Comparison, By Region
       4.2.2. Franchised Sports Outlet Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
                4.2.2.1. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Region
                4.2.2.2. Market Share Comparison, By Region
                4.2.2.3. Y-o-Y growth Comparison, By Region
       4.2.3. Modern Trade Channels Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
                4.2.3.1. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Region
                4.2.3.2. Market Share Comparison, By Region
                4.2.3.3. Y-o-Y growth Comparison, By Region
       4.2.4. Direct to Customer Brand Outlet Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
                4.2.4.1. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Region
                4.2.4.2. Market Share Comparison, By Region
                4.2.4.3. Y-o-Y growth Comparison, By Region
       4.2.5. Direct to Customer Online Channel Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
                4.2.5.1. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Region
                4.2.5.2. Market Share Comparison, By Region
                4.2.5.3. Y-o-Y growth Comparison, By Region
       4.2.6. Direct to Customer Institutional Channel Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
                4.2.6.1. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Region
                4.2.6.2. Market Share Comparison, By Region
                4.2.6.3. Y-o-Y growth Comparison, By Region
       4.2.7. Third Party Online Channel Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
                4.2.7.1. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Region
                4.2.7.2. Market Share Comparison, By Region
                4.2.7.3. Y-o-Y growth Comparison, By Region
4.3. Global Softball Apparel Market Size and Forecast By Buyer Type, 2012-2026
       4.3.1. Individual Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
                4.3.1.1. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Region
                4.3.1.2. Market Share Comparison, By Region
                4.3.1.3. Y-o-Y growth Comparison, By Region
       4.3.2. Institutional Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
                4.3.2.1. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Region
                4.3.2.2. Market Share Comparison, By Region
                4.3.2.3. Y-o-Y growth Comparison, By Region
       4.3.3. Promotional Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
                4.3.3.1. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Region
                4.3.3.2. Market Share Comparison, By Region
                4.3.3.3. Y-o-Y growth Comparison, By Region

5. North America Softball Apparel Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
5.1. North America Outlook 
5.2. North America Sports Market Outlook 
5.3. North America Softball Apparel Market Outlook 
5.4. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Country 
       5.4.1. US Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
       5.4.2. Canada Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
5.5. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Product Type 
5.6. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Sales Channel 
5.7. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Buyer Type 

6. Latin America Softball Apparel Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
6.1. Latin America Outlook 
6.2. Latin America Sports Market Outlook 
6.3. Latin America Softball Apparel Market Outlook 
6.4. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Country 
       6.4.1. Brazil Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
       6.4.2. Mexico Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
       6.4.3. Rest of Latin America Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
6.5. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Product Type 
6.6. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Sales Channel 
6.7. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Buyer Type 

7. Europe Softball Apparel Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
7.1. Europe Outlook 
7.2. Europe Sports Market Outlook 
7.3. Europe Softball Apparel Market Outlook 
7.4. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Country 
       7.4.1. Germany Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
       7.4.2. UK Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
       7.4.3. France Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
       7.4.4. Spain Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
       7.4.5. Italy Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
       7.4.6. Rest of Europe Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
7.5. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Product Type 
7.6. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Sales Channel 
7.7. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Buyer Type 

8. Japan Softball Apparel Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
8.1. Japan Outlook 
8.2. Japan Sports Market Outlook 
8.3. Japan Softball Apparel Market Outlook 
8.4. Japan Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
8.5. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Product Type 
8.6. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Sales Channel 
8.7. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Buyer Type 

9. APEJ Softball Apparel Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
9.1. APEJ Outlook 
9.2. APEJ Sports Market Outlook 
9.3. APEJ Softball Apparel Market Outlook 
9.4. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Country 
       9.4.1. China Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
       9.4.2. India Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
       9.4.3. Malaysia Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
       9.4.4. South Korea Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
       9.4.5. Australia Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
       9.4.6. Rest of APEJ Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
9.5. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Product Type 
9.6. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Sales Channel 
9.7. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Buyer Type 

10. MEA Softball Apparel Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
10.1. MEA Outlook 
10.2. MEA Sports Market Outlook 
10.3. MEA Softball Apparel Market Outlook 
10.4. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Country 
       10.4.1. GCC Countries Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
       10.4.2. South Africa Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
       10.4.3. Israel Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
       10.4.4. Rest of MEA Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
10.5. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Product Type 
10.6. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Sales Channel 
10.7. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Buyer Type 

11. Global Softball Apparel Market Company Share, Competition Landscape and Company Profiles
11.1. Company Share Analysis
11.2. Competition Landscape
11.3. Company Profiles
       11.3.1. Nike
       11.3.2. Adidas
       11.3.3. Newell Brands Inc.(Rawlings)
       11.3.4. Amer Sports (Wilson)
       11.3.5. Mizuno Corporation
       11.3.6. Zett Corporation
       11.3.7. Under Armour Inc.
       11.3.8. New Balance, Inc.
       11.3.9. Teamwork Athletic
       11.3.10. Peak Achievement Athletics

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