SPORTS ONE SOURCE Market View 2007

April 2007
SGB;Apr2007, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p15
Trade Publication
The article outlines the top ten trends in active lifestyle in 2006 according to SportsOneSource. Better quality and premium goods saw an increase in popularity. Baby Boomers have as much impact on the active lifestyle market as do the younger generations. Heelys kid's footwear grew in the market. Sandals mark another trend among consumers who are purchasing brands such as Keen and Crocs. Market analysis for apparel, footwear, licensed products, golf & tennis, team sports, and fitness is given.


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