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Posts from February, 2017

  • WHAT SHIFTING PATTERNS IN SPORTS PARTICIPATION MEANS FOR SPORTING GOODS STORES The Sports and Fitness Industry Association has noted a decline in participation among U.S. youth in the most popular team sports – basketball, football, baseball and soccer – since 2008. In fact, combined participation in these sports decreased an average of four percent ... Continue Reading
  • WHAT DOES THE $17 BILLION RESALE INDUSTRY LOOK LIKE? The resale industry has consistently demonstrated strong growth. According to recent research from Dun & Bradstreet, resale generates revenues of roughly $17 billion as an industry as of 2016. The industry includes a number of commodities, such as clothing, sporting goods, ... Continue Reading
  • KEEPING IT LOCAL AT PLAY IT AGAIN SPORTS Play It Again Sports is a Winmark Franchise with over 300 stores throughout the United States and Canada. The concept of buying, selling, and trading sporting goods from and to the community is one that has found success for many years. Seth Haines, owner of Play It Again ... Continue Reading
  • WINMARK WELCOMES NEW FRANCHISEES It’s training time again and we’re thrilled to show off our newest franchisees. They’re hitting the books in Minneapolis this week to prepare for their grand opening or re-grand opening. Each aspiring business owner, whether traveling from the east coast, Midwest, or Canada ... Continue Reading
  • STYLE ENCORE OPENS IN DREXEL HILL, PA Congratulations to Emily Morgan and Anne Zeidman on the grand opening of their Style Encore in Drexel Hill, PA. Despite the winter storm that blanketed the east coast, the new Winmark franchisees had a strong grand opening on February 9th, 2017. Emily, Anne and their ... Continue Reading
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