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date: 20 August 2019

Sporting Goods Industry 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport
Author(s):
John D. HorneJohn D. HORNE

The sporting goods industry emerged with the development of modern sport at the end of the nineteenth century, but since the 1990s it has become a significant economic force in the developed economies of the world. As the market for sports equipment, sports apparel, and sports footwear has grown, so too have the global production chains that create these material goods. Issues have emerged relating to the corporate social responsibility of the major brand names involved. ...

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