The surf and skate industry gains $6 billion a year in retail sales, seeing small growth in recent years. With more than 300 suppliers, product sales have remain strong with stand up paddleboards become more of a growing trend. Surfing retailers received higher average in store revenues, generating more than $760 million in sales. Related apparel sales brought in $159 million with equipment adding an additional $150 million. The following skateboard company and logos and brands are from some of the biggest brands seen in the industry.
There is a substantial difference in the surf and skate industry when it comes to the west coast versus east cost. West coast stores tend to be larger and see an average of $396 in sales per square foot versus east coast stores that receive $183 average per square foot.
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