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The secret it out: Play It Again Sports is the go-to source for reused sports equipment! See how Play It Again Sports helps families across North America save more money for sports-related items and more.

Play It Again Sports: A Top-Rated Franchise Brand

Play It Again Sports has always been known for buying, selling, and trading new or used sports equipment & accessories. But learn why Winmark® franchises has been recognized time and again for its proven systems and why Play It Again Sports is ranked in Entrepreneur Franchise 500!

More Media Appearances for Play It Again Sports

Some Help Getting Kids In The Game - Albany, NY - September 21, 2017

Play It Again Sports to Celebrate Grand Opening Las Cruces, NM - September 21, 2017

Setting Up A Home Exercise Area and Finding a Gym Need Not Be Daunting Tasks – Cleveland, OH – December 14, 2016

New Store Will Take Used Gear In Trade – The Spokesman Review – November 30, 2016

One Family – Four Sporting Championships; In One Year – The Beach Reporter – November 23, 2016

WBAL (NBC) The Rising Cost of Youth Sports – Baltimore, MD – November 16, 2016

New Play It Again Sports To Open – Fort Smith, AR – November 2, 2016

How To Mix Your Franchise Veterans With New Franchises – Franchising World – July 22, 2016

WSYX (ABC) – Columbus, OH – May 22, 2016

KTLA (CW) – Los Angeles, CA – March 31, 2016

KTAL-TV – Shreveport, LA – March 17, 2016

KSDK – St. Louis, MO – February 29, 2016

Life Lessons: Stu Hunter, Play It Again Sports – Vancouver, BC – February 3, 2016

Nation’s Largest Resale Franchisor Surpasses $1 Billion in Sales – January 27, 2016

Play It Again Sports Opens In Waltham, MA – September 26, 2015

WDAM-TV (NBC) – Hattiesburg, MS – August 4, 2015

Business Spotlight: Major Kaa-ching Not Needed At Play It Again Sports – La Jolla, CA – August 12, 2015

Hockey Season Is Just Around The Corner – Cobourg, ON – July 21, 2015

Go Green With Play It Again Sports – Cobourg, ON – May 28, 2015

KOTA (ABC) – Rapid City, SD – February 17, 2015

People Love Buying and Reselling Used Items...Everyday!
  • 1 Sales & Gross Margin

    Average Store Gross Sales: $814,253*

    Average Gross Profit: $419,073*

    Top Quartile Average Gross Sales: $1,406,122*

    Top Quartile Average Gross Profit: $711,659*

  • 2 Core Customers

    Adults age 25-49

    Parent of kids ages 4-16

    Middle to upper income households, presence of youth sports programs.

  • 3 Product Mix

    60% New

    40% Quality Used

  • 4 Real Estate

    Power centers with big box anchors, suburban strip centers near regional malls

    3,500 – 4,000 square feet

*Amounts stated are as reported in Item 19 of the 2002, 2007, 2012 and 2017 Play It Again Sports® Franchise Disclosure Documents, respectively (based on the previous year’s Gross Sales). In 2001, of the 413 stores that reported, 189 or 46% of the reporting stores attained or exceeded the Average Gross Sales. In 2006, of the 350 stores that reported, 154 or 44% of the reporting stores attained or exceeded the Average Gross Sales. In 2011, of the 309 stores that reported, 117 stores or 38% of the reporting stores attained or exceeded the Average Gross Sales. In 2016, of the 270 stores that reported, 104 stores or 39% of the reporting stores attained or exceeded the Average Gross Sales. A new franchisee’s results will likely differ from these results.

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