According to market analysts IBISWorld, the opening of the Decathlon store in western Sydney this month will be a major disruptive force.
As solo and street sports grow exponentially, so has the popularity of denim as the fabric of choice and wardrobe staple for the young and cool.
The Australian Sporting Goods Association has provided a submission to the National Sports Plan consultation run by the Australian Sports Commission.
For many consumers, shopping is more than just a utilitarian process.
Staking a claim in every town we have a store, and owning it, is vital to the continued success of Intersport Australia.
Millenials are reaching their peak purchasing power, so brands need to be aware of their needs.
Know your consumer well and give them what they want - this is the secret of success in "today's very challenging retail environment."
The state of sports retail globally and its rapid change was top of mind when Robbert de Kock visited the Gold Coast recently.
Making his first visit to the Gold Coast this week, Robbert de Kock was wearing two hats.
Technology is changing the way Australians view and engage with their favourite sporting teams.
Chasing the hearts and minds of youngsters is a fickle business, and no more so than in what they consider cool right now.
Rugby union's governing body in Australia has "strongly rejected" findings from Roy Morgan research reporting plummeting levels of regular participation.
The latest survey from Roy Morgan Research reinforces what sports retailers and sports clubs know - that fewer people are playing team sports.
Experts from some of Australia's leading apparel companies have contributed to the activewear research project established by ASGA.
Aussie Spirit girls will train with the Chicago Bandits, current US national fastpitch champions, in a deal signed by Softball Australia.
Recovery footwear brand OOFOS is bringing all its technology and expertise to benefit Aussie runners.
Jamie Gordon wins a vote of confidence from his team at GPI Sports and Fitness in Melbourne's Mulgrave where he is a talented General Manager.
Australian Open tennis viewers are a different breed to Aussies who play tennis, reports the latest findings from Roy Morgan.
Men and women are different, so the old song says - in how they shop in store and online as well as how they play sport and workout.
Nothing if not topical, consumer group Choice put nine brands of rash vests to the test, and reports the results.
Lack of time is making Aussies fatter and less fit - even though most Australians know we need to exercise more, many of us don't.
SportsPower's top team gather to show the new shopfit and signage to "our optimistic members."
Walk down just about any city street these days, and you're almost guaranteed to pass at least a few people in sportswear. So says Roy Morgan Research, tracking the rise in sales and dollar value of activewear.
Keynoter for the Australian Sporting Goods Association annual event was eperienced retailer Gareth Jude.
Intersport Australia opened its first concept store this month, with the team of long-time sports retailers thrilled with how it has turned out.