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68833Re: [ksurf] total kites sold per year?

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  • yalcin hocaoglu
    Dec 4, 2004
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      As far as i read from a business development
      report, it's 150 mil. USD for power kiting and
      accessories for North America only.
      yalcin.
      --- Chris Glazier <cglazier@...> wrote:

      >
      >
      > Hung
      > The 60,000 kites estimate was for 2003. I don't
      > believe that the
      > market has changed a lot since, but that is only my
      > guess. Naish,
      > North and Cabrinha had about half the kite market
      > between them and I
      > believe that they still dominate the market.
      >
      > And I would guess that the whole industry might be
      > over $100 million
      > a year if you include boards, wetsuits, lessons,
      > accessories etc.
      >
      > :-)
      > Chris Glazier
      >
      >
      > --- In kitesurf@yahoogroups.com, Hung Vu
      > <hungvu2000@r...> wrote:
      > > So the whole industry is around $30 to $60 million
      > per year.
      > >
      > > How long ago was that Chris?
      > >
      > > Hung.
      > >
      > > Chris Glazier wrote:
      > >
      > > >This has been discussed before. I seem to recall
      > a resonable
      > > >conclusion was about 60,000 kites per year as a
      > very rough
      > estimate.
      > > >The major players are Naish, North, and Cabrinha
      > in terms of
      > sales.
      > > >
      > > >:-)
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