The global ball sports luggage market size reached US$ 2.39 Billion in 2022. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 4.04 Billion by 2028, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 9.40% during 2023-2028. The increasing participation in various types of ball sports, a considerable rise in sports tourism activities, and the growing collaboration of manufacturers with sports teams, leagues, and individual athletes are some of the major factors propelling the market.
|Ball Sports Luggage Market Size In 2022
||US$ 2.39 Billion
|Ball Sports Luggage Market Forecast In 2028 2028
||US$ 4.04 Billion
|Ball Sports Luggage Market Growth Rate (2023-2028)
Ball sports luggage refers to specialized bags or containers designed specifically to accommodate and organize equipment and gear required for playing these sports, such as balls, footwear, apparel, and accessories. They are characterized by their durable construction, multiple compartments for organization, varying sizes, mobility features, and ventilation systems. The luggage is typically made from nylon, polyester, consisting of zippers, clasps, or closures to access various compartments where users can conveniently organize their gears. Additionally, they offer efficient storage that facilitates easy packing and unpacking, and can be securely closed and transported using handles, straps, or wheels.
The global ball sports luggage market is primarily driven by the increasing emphasis on health and fitness, leading to a considerable rise in sports participation. In line with this, the easy accessibility of the product via online and offline retail channels is providing an impetus to the market. Additionally, the escalating popularity of professional ball sports, such as soccer, basketball, and tennis, among the younger population is resulting in the sales of ball sports luggage designed specifically for smaller equipment and gear. Also, the increasing product endorsements by professional sports entities and athletes is leading to the augmenting product demand. Moreover, the inflating disposable income levels resulting in the higher affordability of recreational activities, such as ball sports, is resulting in higher sales of premium kits among the consumers to protect their sports equipment. Some of the other factors contributing to the market include rapid urbanization, rising trend of customization and personalization, and the growing influence of social media.
Ball Sports Luggage Market Trends/Drivers:
Rise in the participation of ball sports
The increasing participation in ball sports, including football, basketball, tennis, and golf, is leading to a considerable rise in the demand for ball sports luggage. With more individuals engaging in these sports activities, the need for specialized luggage that can effectively carry and organize the equipment, balls, and other accessories is growing. In addition to this, the development of specialized compartments and shelves for cleats, shin guards, and ball, or golf clubs, is resulting in a higher product uptake on the global level. Furthermore, the advent of innovative designs and features, such as durable materials, ergonomic designs, wheels, for easy transportation as well as GPS tracking catering specifically to the consumer needs, is creating a positive market outlook.
Considerable growth in sports tourism
The rise of sports tourism is a significant growth-inducing factor for the ball sports luggage market. With more people traveling to various destinations to participate in sports events, the demand for durable and functional luggage specifically designed to transport sports equipment and gear safely is accelerating. The growing number of travelers engaged in sports tourism requiring specialized compartments and storage solutions for enhanced protection during their journey is fueling the market. As a result, the introduction of innovative features, such as reinforced padding, adjustable compartments, and portability in ball sports luggage to facilitate long journey, is creating a positive market outlook.
An enhanced focus on sponsorships and marketing
Sponsorship and branding are major factors driving the growth of the ball sports luggage market. The growing collaboration of manufacturers with sports teams, leagues, and individual athletes to feature their logos and branding on luggage products is propelling the market. These sponsorship agreements and licensing deals help provide financial support and expand the visibility and desirability of the luggage among consumers. Additionally, the association with renowned sports entities assists in promoting a strong brand image which results in enhanced consumer trust and loyalty. As a result, the growing presence of sports logos and branding on ball sports luggage serves as a form of endorsement, which is crucial in influencing purchase decisions of the masses.
Ball Sports Luggage Industry Segmentation:
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each segment of the global ball sports luggage market report, along with forecasts at the global, regional, and country levels from 2023-2028. Our report has categorized the market based on product type and application.
Breakup by Product Type:
- Football Luggage
- Basketball Luggage
- Golf Luggage
- Hockey Luggage
- Cricket Luggage
Basketball luggage dominates the ball sports luggage market
The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the ball sports luggage market based on the product type. This includes football luggage, basketball luggage, golf luggage, hockey luggage, cricket luggage, and others. According to the report, basketball luggage represented the largest segment.
The increasing participation of individuals in basketball, both at the amateur and professional levels, is propelling the need for specialized basketball luggage designed to carry basketball gear. In addition to this, the rising popularity of professional basketball leagues, such as the NBA, EuroLeague, and FIBA, is resulting in a higher uptake of premium basketball luggage among players, coaches, as well as basketball enthusiasts. Furthermore, the introduction of innovative products incorporating specialized compartments for basketballs, apparel, and shoes, robust build, and inclusion of designs relevant to the basketball culture is fueling the market.
On the other hand, the rising need for specific storage and transportation needs of football, golf, and hockey gear to ensure safe and organized travel is propelling the market growth in these segments. Also, the growing participation in these sports is driving the demand for special compartments, enhanced padding, and specialized designs for accommodating the unique equipment and gear associated with each sport.
Breakup by Application:
- Major Sports League
- Sports Association, Clubs and Institution
- Sports Events
A detailed breakup and analysis of the ball sports luggage market based on the application has also been provided in the report. This includes major sports league, sports association, clubs and institution, sports events, and others.
The accelerating demand for durable and reliable luggage to transport equipment, uniforms, and essential gears for the sports teams, athletes, staff, and officials is propelling the segment growth. In addition to this, the rising need for sports kits specifically designed for practices, matches, and special events for major sports leagues, sports associations, clubs, and institutions is resulting in a higher product uptake.
In addition to this, the increasing number of sponsorships and partnerships of major sports leagues, sports associations, clubs, and institutions with various organizations are creating lucrative opportunities for brands to gain visibility and enhance their brand image through co-branded or custom-designed luggage. Furthermore, the rapid utilization of team-branded merchandise, including luggage as sales products to generate additional revenue and fan engagement by major sports leagues and clubs is creating a positive market outlook.
Breakup by Region:
- North America
- United Kingdom
- Asia Pacific
- South Korea
- Latin America
- Middle East and Africa
North America exhibits a clear dominance, accounting for the largest ball sports luggage market share
The report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of all the major regional markets, which include North America (the United States and Canada); Europe (Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, and others); Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, and others); Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and others); and the Middle East and Africa.
North America holds the biggest market share since the region is experiencing considerable rise in the interest and participation in ball sports, such as basketball, soccer, and baseball. This can be attributed to the increasing focus on leading a healthy and active lifestyle.
In addition to this, the inflating disposable income level of the consumers enabling higher investment in sports-related products is also providing an impetus to the market. Moreover, the growing popularity of professional ball sports leagues like the NBA (National Basketball Association), NFL (National Football League), and MLB (Major League Baseball) among the young population in North America is propelling the market growth.
In line with this, considerable growth in the sports tourism industry in the region resulting in the rising number of visitors across the globe for various sports events, tournaments, and competitions is creating a positive market outlook.
The top players in the global ball sports luggage market are heavily investing in research and development (R&D) activities to introduce products with enhanced durability, functionality, and lightweight design. They are also diversifying their product portfolio to include a wide range of ball sports luggage options and offer specialized product variants for various sports, such as soccer, basketball, tennis, and golf. The major companies are also leveraging multiple channels for marketing campaigns, such as digital advertising, professional athlete endorsements, and partnerships with sports organizations, to enhance their product sales. Furthermore, the major players are placing an enhanced focus on customer satisfaction by providing excellent post-sales support, warranty programs, and incorporating sustainable practices.
The report has provided a comprehensive analysis of the competitive landscape in the global ball sports luggage market. Detailed profiles of all major companies have also been provided. Some of the key players in the global ball sports luggage market include:
- Acushnet Holdings Corp
- Adidas AG
- Gala a.s.
- Mizuno Corporation
- Nike Inc
- PUMA SE
- Topgolf Callaway Brands Corp.
- Under Armour Inc.
- Yonex Co., Ltd
- In February 2023, Acushnet Holdings Corp. announced the acquisition of golf travel product company Club Glove brand from West Coast Trends, Inc. The company now owns all relevant Club Glove trademarks, domains and products.
- In May 2023, Adidas announced to release their remaining inventory of adidas YEEZY products, first time available to consumers since the termination of the YEEZY partnership in October 2022.
- In March 2023, Gala a.s. announced the success of their BV5595S Pro-Line volleyball, which has been approved for top volleyball competition in the Czech Republic, Czech Volleyball Extraliga as well as the volleyball competition Eredivisie in Holland.
Ball Sports Luggage Market Report Scope:
|Base Year of the Analysis
| Historical Period
|Scope of the Report
||Exploration of Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Catalysts and Challenges, Segment-Wise Historical and Predictive Market Assessment:
- Product Type
|Product Types Covered
||Football Luggage, Basketball Luggage, Golf Luggage, Hockey Luggage, Cricket Luggage, Others
||Major Sports League, Sports Association, Clubs And Institution, Sports Events, Others
||Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
||United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico
||Acushnet Holdings Corp, Adidas AG, Gala a.s., Mizuno Corporation, Nike Inc, PUMA SE, Topgolf Callaway Brands Corp., Under Armour Inc. Yonex Co., Ltd, etc.
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Key Questions Answered in This Report:
- How has the global ball sports luggage market performed so far, and how will it perform in the coming years?
- What are the drivers, restraints, and opportunities in the global ball sports luggage market?
- What is the impact of each driver, restraint, and opportunity on the global ball sports luggage market?
- What are the key regional markets?
- Which countries represent the most attractive ball sports luggage market?
- What is the breakup of the market based on the product type?
- Which is the most attractive product type in the ball sports luggage market?
- What is the breakup of the market based on the application?
- Which is the most attractive application in the ball sports luggage market?
- What is the competitive structure of the global ball sports luggage market?
- Who are the key players/companies in the global ball sports luggage market?
Key Benefits for Stakeholders:
- IMARC’s report offers a comprehensive quantitative analysis of various market segments, historical and current market trends, market forecasts, and dynamics of the ball sports luggage market from 2017-2028.
- The research study provides the latest information on the market drivers, challenges, and opportunities in the global ball sports luggage market.
- The study maps the leading, as well as the fastest-growing, regional markets. It further enables stakeholders to identify the key country-level markets within each region.
- Porter's five forces analysis assist stakeholders in assessing the impact of new entrants, competitive rivalry, supplier power, buyer power, and the threat of substitution. It helps stakeholders to analyze the level of competition within the ball sports luggage industry and its attractiveness.
- Competitive landscape allows stakeholders to understand their competitive environment and provides an insight into the current positions of key players in the market.