Market research analysts at Technavio predict that the global curling equipment market will grow steadily at a CAGR of over 2% by 2021. It has been noted that the intense pace of curling including intense back and forth movements on ice and serve as an effective aerobic workout. Moreover, being in a squatted position for a longer time also strengthens muscles like calves, glutes, and quadriceps. This market research and analysis identifies such multiple benefits of curling as a fitness activity as one of the primary growth factors for this market.
The emergence of curling as a bar game is one of the latest trends that will gain traction in the curling equipment market in the coming years. In the recent years, curling has become one of the most enjoyed drinking or bar sports along with some other sports like billiards and foosball. Rooftop curling clubs are the new recreational activities that people have adopted. The Sliders Rooftop Curling Club in London is one such example and it consists of four neon-lit curling lanes.
Competitive landscape and key vendors
The curling equipment market has multiple established players, which makes it fragmented. The competitors compete on many different factors including price, quality, brand, and variety. Additionally, the acquisition of new brands will offer competitors an opportunity to maintain their dominance in the global curling equipment market during the forecast period.
The leading vendors in the market are -
Andrew Kay & Co (Curling Stones)
Asham Curling Supplies
The other prominent vendors in the market include Acacia Sports, Canada Curling Stone, Hardline Curling, Performance Brush - Curling André Ferland, and Tournament Sports.
Segmentation by product and analysis of the curling equipment market
During 2016, the brooms segment accounted for the major shares of this market. Modern curling brooms are manufactured in the shape of a hollow tube and are made of either fiberglass or carbon fiber. The usage of hollow tubes in new curling brooms makes them lighter than wooden brooms. Moreover, these brooms also offer a good downward force to the stone handle.
Geographical segmentation and analysis of the curling equipment market
This market study estimates that in terms of geographic regions, EMEA will be the major revenue contributor to the market by 2021. The improvements in product quality and advances in functionalities and performance aid the growth of the sports equipment market in the region including curling equipment. The region is becoming an important market for curling equipment as many countries in the region are witnessing increased participation in this sport.
Key questions answered in the report include
What will the market size and the growth rate be in 2021?
What are the key factors driving the global curling equipment market?
What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the global curling equipment market?
What are the challenges to market growth?
Who are the key vendors in the global curling equipment market?
What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global curling equipment market?
What are the trending factors influencing the market shares of the Americas, APAC, and EMEA?
What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the global curling equipment market?
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