August 2007
SGB;Aug2007, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports news briefs in the sporting goods industry. The article reports that consumers spent $1.01 billion on used sporting goods equipment in 2006, and that, according to the Surf Industry Manufacturers Association (SIMA), the surfing industry grew 14.5 percent in 2006 to $7.48 billion. The article reports that the U.S. Department of Education awarded 146 Physical Education Program (PEP) grants to schools and community-based organizations.


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