TITLE

Serious Players Drove Team Sports Market

PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
SGB;May2008, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on sports equipment sales in the U.S. in 2007. It is stated that basketball sales remained challenging in 2007. In the non-wood bat segment, sales improved in the low-single-digits. The fitness market was dominated by cardio equipment sales in 2007. According to the SportScanINFO data, baseball/softball equipment sales increased in the mid-single-digits for the year according to the data
ACCESSION #
32098401

 

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