With the NHL, Major League Baseball and the NFL all currently in the process of rebranding, one question that sports gear enthusiasts have asked is which brand(s) are the most likely to be successful in the future?
We asked experts and researchers to weigh in on which sports gear brands are the future leaders in the market.
Below are five brands that are poised to become the new trendsetters.1.
GarudaSports Equipment:Sports equipment retailer Garuda Sports Equipment (GSA) is set to become a $250 million business as it becomes the second largest retailer in the U.S. for sports equipment.
The company has an impressive track record of bringing top brands to the sport of hockey.
Since its launch in 1995, the company has grown from a small, niche store to an industry leader.
In the past year, GSA has been the No. 1 seller of sports equipment in the United States.2.
Sportsman’s Warehouse:The biggest seller of gear in the world, Sportsman has been able to capitalize on the hockey hockey boom to generate an annual profit of more than $5 billion.
In addition to its hockey equipment, Sportsmans clothing line and accessories line, the retailer also makes products for the business community, including the clothing line for the NBA, NFL and MLB.3.
DHL:DHL, a German-based company that has become one of the leading players in the sports equipment business, is set for a resurgence as the market for sports gear becomes increasingly crowded.
Dhl is currently the No:2 seller of hockey equipment in North America, with the company adding an additional 300,000 pairs of skates this year.4.
Dermabod:Dermabods, the makers of the popular ski goggles and the G-Shock, are set to have a new and exciting presence in the sport with the introduction of the new Dermablod ski goggles.
The company has recently expanded into the winter sport, and is currently selling goggles and accessories at its outdoor ski resorts.5.
Lululemon Athletica:Lululemans has emerged as one of sports apparel’s biggest sellers.
The brand is a leader in the fashion industry, with clothing, accessories, footwear and even footwear and gloves, all manufactured by Lulules in Canada.
The brand has also expanded into hockey, with Luludes Ice Pack, a full line of products for NHL players.
Lulules recently announced that it would begin offering new products at its flagship store in Edmonton in November.
The new apparel lines and accessories will be launched in stores and online starting November 3.6.
Adidas:The world’s most famous athletic apparel company has been a pioneer in the fitness world, with brands like Power Mesh, Power Flex and Adidas Running.
Adidas is poised to see a resurgence in the sporting apparel industry with its latest line of running shoes, which are now available in over 30 countries.
Adidas has been expanding into other sports and will continue to do so.7.
Nike:Nike, which is a global sports apparel and footwear company, is poised for a comeback.
The sports apparel brand has been gaining market share in the outdoor footwear market, including its flagship shoe, Nike XO, which has been sold in over 200 countries.
Nike is set up to continue growing its business through new partnerships and acquisitions.8.
Puma:The Puma brand has grown into a global apparel brand, with products for both men and women.
The Puma range of footwear has been among the most popular footwear brands in the business, with over 20 million pairs sold since the company’s introduction in 1991.9.
New Balance:New Balance, the world’s biggest shoe maker, is setting its sights on the sporting goods market.
The firm has announced plans to add the Nike X-Line to its sports footwear line, which will include the Nike Aerosport and Nike VaporMax, as well as shoes for men and for women.10.
Nike Sportswear:Nikes newest product line, Nike Sport Swims, will be available in North American stores and in some countries outside of North America.
The Nike Sport Swimwear line is designed for active and competitive athletes, with sneakers and boots that are engineered to perform in the water and in the air.11.
NMD:Nissan Motor has been growing in popularity with a number of new products, including a new version of the Nissan Maxima.
The new Nissan Maximus is set in the premium sports car segment and is slated to be available by the end of the year.12.
Reebok:Reebok is poised at the top of the sportswear market, with a growing and loyal customer base.
The Reeboks iconic brand is set out to expand into the apparel market as well.
The rebranded Reebooms latest shoe, the Reebopos Super Bowl, is slated for release in the