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Ice Hockey Equipment Market - Segmented by Product Type (Ice Hockey Protective Gear and Accessories, Ice Hockey Skates, and Ice Hockey Sticks), Distribution Channel, and Geography - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2018 - 2023)

  • ID: 4703907
  • Report
  • 120 pages
  • Mordor Intelligence
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • American Athletic Shoe
  • BAUER Hockey, LLC
  • CCM
  • FRANKLIN SPORTS INC.
  • GRAF SKATES AG
  • SHER-WOOD
  • MORE
The global ice hockey equipment market is projected to grow at the rate of 3.2% during the forecast period, 2018 to 2023. Rising interest and participation rate in ice skating sports like ice hockey, rise in number of waterless ice skating arena, increasing government initiatives to encourage participation in ice hockey, growth in the number of ice rinks, increasing televised coverage of international ice hockey events, rising adoption of online shopping channels are some of the major factors driving the sales of ice hockey equipment globally. However, high cost of ice hockey equipment, lack of ice rinks in many countries, easy availability of counterfeit products are the hindering the growth of ice hockey equipment market.

Introduction of Waterless Ice Skating Arenas

Waterless ice skating arenas are also known as synthetic ice arenas and are designed for skating using normal metal blade ice skates. These rinks are constructed without the use of ice and are eco-friendly. Such ice skating rinks also negate the requirement of refrigeration equipment to create a mechanically frozen skating surfaces, thereby reducing manufacturing and operational costs. These ice skating rinks are becoming popular globally as these rinks can be used for years, eliminating the dependence on weather condition. Countries such as the United States, Canada, Japan, and Denmark have started using waterless ice skating rinks. Thus, with the introduction of these type of rinks and increased participation rate in various ice skating sports, demand for the ice hockey equipment will increase.

Increase in Sales of Ice Hockey Equipment through Online Stores

Sports specialty stores is the most popular distribution channels for the retail sales of ice hockey equipment as large number of brands and varieties among ice hockey equipment are available; further giving large set of choices to the users. In the past years, online spending by consumers have rose significantly. The growth opportunity for the sales of various sports equipment through online channel has forced online vendors to improve purchase processes in terms of security and reliability, which, in turn, has propelled the demand for these products. Some of the policies that encourage consumers to purchase online includes secured transactions, cash on delivery options, convenient return policies, integrated and centralized customer service. Most vendors are adopting online retail strategies to reduce cost and increase their profit margins, which is expected to benefit the market during the forecast period. Vendors such as are Sher-Wood, Bauer Hockey, Llc, Franklin Sports Inc., Warrior Sports, And Stx Have Strong Presence In Offline Retail stores as well as online retail stores.

Rise in Number of Women Participants to Drive Ice Hockey Equipment Market

In recent years, the number of women participants in various sports has gone up globally including ice skating sports such as ice hockey. Different governing ice hockey associations are offering multi-faceted support to increase women participation rate. Such initiatives will increase the number of women’s participation rate in ice hockey during the forecast period. Thus, the growing adoption of ice hockey equipment by women indicates a positive effect on market’s growth.

Asia-Pacific to Witness Strong Growth in Ice Hockey Equipment Market

In 2017, the Europe accounted for the largest share of the global ice hockey equipment market followed by North America and Asia-Pacific. The UK, Germany, Spain, Russia, and Sweden are some the top contributing countries in Europe. However, Asia-Pacific is the fastest growing region in the global ice hockey equipment market. China, Australia, Japan, and South Korea are the top contributing countries in the region. Moreover, these countries have started hosting many international level ice hockey tournaments, which, in turn, will increase the popularity and demand for ice hockey equipmentsj. Asian Winter Games and IIHF Ice Hockey Challenge Cup of Asia are some of the popular ice hockey tournaments in the region. The IIHF Ice Hockey Challenge Cup of Asia gives opportunity to the Asian countries, which cannot compete in World Championship and give them a platform to compete. In 2019, 12 Asian countries will be represented in the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship program at different levels with South Korea, Japan, Kazakhstan, China, Hong Kong, Turkmenistan, Chinese Taipei, the United Arab Emirates, Thailand, Kuwait, and Kyrgyzstan. In addition there’s a rise in women’s participation rate and government initiatives that is likely boost the demand for ice hockey equipment market in the region. However, lack of proper infrastructure, high cost associated with ice hockey equipment, thriving counterfeit products market in Asia-Pacific, especially in China, has been affecting the ice hockey equipment market in the region.

Key Developments in the Market
  • July 2017 - Adidas Group sold its CCM ice hockey brand to a newly formed affiliate of Birch Hill Equity Partners for a total consideration of USD 110 million
Ice Hockey Equipment Market Competitive Landscape

The global ice hockey equipment market is competitive with presence of many local and international competitors. There is an intense competition between the key vendors, leading to the introduction of many innovative ice hockey equipment in the market.

Major Players: Sher-Wood, Bauer Hockey Llc, Franklin Sports Inc., Warrior Sports, Stx, Ccm, Winnwell Clean Hockey, American Athletic Shoe, Tour Hockey, and Graf Skates Ag.

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  • Regional and country level analysis integrating the demand and supply forces that are influencing the growth of the market
  • Competitive landscape involving the market share of major players, along with the key strategies adopted for development in the past five years
  • Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • American Athletic Shoe
  • BAUER Hockey, LLC
  • CCM
  • FRANKLIN SPORTS INC.
  • GRAF SKATES AG
  • SHER-WOOD
  • MORE
1. Introduction
1.1 Scope of Study
1.2 Study Deliverables
1.3 Study Assumptions
1.4 Research Phases

2. Ice Hockey Equipment Market Insights
2.1 Market Overview
2.2 Market Trends
2.3 Industry Attractiveness-Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
2.3.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
2.3.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
2.3.3 Threat of New Entrants
2.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
2.3.5 Degree of Competition

3. Ice Hockey Equipment Market Dynamics
3.1 Drivers
3.2 Restraints
3.3 Opportunities

4. Ice Hockey Equipment Market Segmentation
4.1 Product Type
4.1.1 Ice Hockey Protective Gear and Accessories
4.1.2 Ice Hockey Skates
4.1.3 Ice Hockey Sticks
4.2 Distribution Channel
4.2.1 Offline Retail Stores
4.2.2 Online Retail Stores

5. Ice Hockey Equipment Market By Geography
5.1 North America Ice Hockey Equipment Market Size (2018-2023)
5.1.1 US Ice Hockey Equipment Market Size (2018-2023)
5.1.2 Canada Ice Hockey Equipment Market Size (2018-2023)
5.1.3 Mexico Ice Hockey Equipment Market Size (2018-2023)
5.1.4 Rest of North America Ice Hockey Equipment Market Size (2018-2023)
5.2 Europe Ice Hockey Equipment Market Size (2018-2023)
5.2.1 Spain Ice Hockey Equipment Market Size (2018-2023)
5.2.2 UK Ice Hockey Equipment Market Size (2018-2023)
5.2.3 Germany Ice Hockey Equipment Market Size (2018-2023)
5.2.4 France Ice Hockey Equipment Market Size (2018-2023)
5.2.5 Italy Ice Hockey Equipment Market Size (2018-2023)
5.2.6 Russia Ice Hockey Equipment Market Size (2018-2023)
5.2.7 Rest of Europe Ice Hockey Equipment Market Size (2018-2023)
5.3 Asia-Pacific Ice Hockey Equipment Market Size (2018-2023)
5.3.1 China Ice Hockey Equipment Market Size (2018-2023)
5.3.2 Japan Ice Hockey Equipment Market Size (2018-2023)
5.3.3 India Ice Hockey Equipment Market Size (2018-2023)
5.3.4 Australia Ice Hockey Equipment Market Size (2018-2023)
5.3.5 Rest of Asia-Pacific Ice Hockey Equipment Market Size (2018-2023)
5.4 South America Ice Hockey Equipment Market Size (2018-2023)
5.4.1 Brazil Ice Hockey Equipment Market Size (2018-2023)
5.4.2 Argentina Ice Hockey Equipment Market Size (2018-2023)
5.4.3 Rest of South America Ice Hockey Equipment Market Size (2018-2023)
5.5 Middle East & South Africa Ice Hockey Equipment Market Size (2018-2023)
5.5.1 South Africa Ice Hockey Equipment Market Size (2018-2023)
5.5.2 Saudi Arabia Ice Hockey Equipment Market Size (2018-2023)
5.5.3 Rest of Middle East & Africa Ice Hockey Equipment Market Size (2018-2023)

6. Ice Hockey Equipment Market Competitive Landscape
6.1 Most Active Companies
6.2 Market Share Analysis
6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

7. Company Profiles
7.1 SHER-WOOD
7.2 BAUER Hockey, LLC
7.3 FRANKLIN SPORTS INC.
7.4 WARRIOR SPORTS
7.5 STX
7.6 CCM
7.7 WINNWELL CLEAN HOCKEY
7.8 American Athletic Shoe
7.9 Tour Hockey
7.10 GRAF SKATES AG

*The list is not exhaustive

8. Disclaimer
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  • SHER-WOOD
  • BAUER Hockey, LLC
  • FRANKLIN SPORTS INC.
  • WARRIOR SPORTS
  • STX
  • CCM
  • WINNWELL CLEAN HOCKEY
  • American Athletic Shoe
  • Tour Hockey
  • GRAF SKATES AG
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