Equipment Sales in Sports Specialty Market Grew in First Half of 2021

September 1, 2021

Areas of the U.S. outdoor and sports industry experienced unprecedented highs during the past year and a half, as consumers sought refuge outdoors during the pandemic. Equipment sales at sports specialty retail grew by 23% in the first half of 2021, compared to the same pre-pandemic period in 2019, 17% gains were recorded in brick-and-mortar store retail sales revenue, and a 31% rise in e-commerce, across the combined categories of camping, climbing, water sports, protective gear, and accessories. Inside Outdoor