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Global Sports And Fitness Clothing Industry

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1A.Market Analysis III-1Current & Future Analysis III-1Future Remains Bright for Fitness Clothing III-1An Insight into Health and Fitness Aspects of Americans III-1The Health Issues III-1Rising Health & Fitness Club Memberships - A PositiveAspect III-2A Snapshot of Gym Membership in the US III-2Rising Level of Inactivity - A Major Concern III-2Aged Based Participation Levels Favor Fitness Activities III-3Table 15: Fitness Activity Participation in the US byPopulation Generation: 2011 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-3

Table 16: US Participation Rate in Fitness Activities byAge (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3Fitness Becomes the New Rage among Americans III-4Increasing Health Consciousness - A Major Driver III-4Busy Work Schedules Drive Women to Embark on New Activities III-5Yoga - A Fast Rising Fitness Activity in the US III-5Fitness Clothing - A Key Beneficiary of Rising Popularity ofFitness III-5Changing Fashion in Women's Fitness Clothing III-6The Latest in Fitness Fashion for Women III-6Retailers Race to Capitalize on Growing Demand for WomenFitness Clothing III-6Sports Apparel - A Versatile Interpretation III-7Women Participation Revs up the Engine of Apparel Growth III-7What Consumers Want III-8Baby Boomers Present Good Prospects III-8Running Apparel Segment - Picking Up Pace III-8Big Jump in Team Sports Bodes Well for Sports Apparel III-9Enhancements Takeover Innovations in the Running ApparelMarket III-9Fabric Quality Assumes Importance III-9Compression Apparel Shoots to Fame in Recent Years III-10Table 17: US Running Compression Wear Market by Type(2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for SportswearBottoms, Leg/Arm Sleeves, Socks and Base Layer Bottoms(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 18: US Compression Apparel Sales (2012): Breakdown ofValue Sales by Gender (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 19: US Compression Sportswear Sales (2012): Breakdownof Value Sales by Gender (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-11Manufacturers and Retailers Ride on the Athletic ApparelGrowth III-11Retailers Bank on Prospects of Women Athletic ApparelDemand III-11Under Armour Carries Edge in the US Performance ApparelMarket III-12Nike - Well Ahead in Athletic Apparel Brand Preference III-12Table 20: Leading Players in the US Athletic ApparelMarket (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for VFCorp., Nike, adidas, Under Armour and Others (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-12Increasing Popularity of Specialty Stores III-13Online Sales Gather Pace in Sports Apparel III-13New Challenges in the Sports Apparel Market III-13Overseas Manufacture of US Olympics Clothing Raises Furor III-13Key Statistics III-14Table 21: US Sports and Fitness Apparel Market (2012):Percentage Share Breakdown by Consumer Segments - Women'sSports Apparel, Men's Sports Apparel and Children's SportsApparel (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

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