Elsie A. Dotson

Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores Global Market Report 2021: COVID 19 Impact and Recovery to 2030 – Press Release

New York, Feb. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report “Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores Global Market Report 2021: COVID 19 Impact and Recovery to 2030” – https://www.reportlinker.com/p06018898/?utm_source=GNW
32 billion in 2020 to $533.59 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.6%. The growth is mainly due to the companies rearranging their operations and recovering from the COVID-19 impact, which had earlier led to restrictive containment measures involving social distancing, remote working, and the closure of commercial activities that resulted in operational challenges. The market is expected to reach $643.97 billion in 2025 at a CAGR of 5%.

The sporting goods, hobby, musical instrument, and book stores market consists of sales of sporting goods, hobby-related products, musical instruments, and books by entities (organizations, sole traders and partnerships) that are engaged in retailing new toys; games; crafts items; pottery

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Smart Detection Technologies to Keep Sports Fishing Equipment Growth on an Upward Trajectory: Fact.MR Study

Rapid integration of Industry 4.0 and IoT generating massive green spaces for key sports fishing equipment manufacturers

ROCKVILLE, MD / ACCESSWIRE / February 1, 2021 / Fact.MR’s extensive sports fishing equipment coverage forecasts the market to make substantial gains in 2021, attributed to a resumption in recreational fishing in the post-pandemic period. Growth prospects for the forthcoming decade are largely positive, with a value CAGR pegged at over 4% across the 2021-2031 forecast period. Manufacturers are especially focusing on integrating smart technologies to aid in better navigation and enhanced catch rate.

Over the years, developments such as craft technology gear, propulsion mechanization, acoustic fish detection and satellite-based remote sensing technologies have emerged at the forefront of the global fishing industry. In 2019, Cyberfishing unveiled its lightweight sensor and smartphone application, enabling anglers to assimilate all data from their fishing trips, enabling them to find more attractive catches in the future.

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Encinitas teen starts nonprofit to donate sports equipment

When the pandemic hit a year ago and the lockdown ensued, some folks hoarded things. But Marco Alvarez, 16, was set on helping others get the very things that he valued most.

For Marco, that meant giving basketballs, volleyballs, soccer balls and footballs along with other sports equipment to kids who wouldn’t otherwise get to play sports.

Marco started the nonprofit Free Throwz last May and has given out six dozen sports balls to local groups, such as the Boys & Girls Clubs, and is getting ready to donate more equipment this month to two additional organizations.

“He has played sports his whole life and realized that some kids may not have the same opportunities that he had. So, he started Free Throwz, a nonprofit, with his own money,” said Rhonda Guaderrama, director of development at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside, which received a donation of 20 new

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Seahawks’ Shaquem Griffin, Hartford support athletes with equipment

The efforts Terry Griffin labored through to make sure his son, Shaquem, could train and play football have been well-documented. 

That’s why Shaquem Griffin, the Seattle Seahawks linebacker who had his left hand amputated at age four, is passionate about his partnership with The Hartford as part of its Ability Equipped program.

Earlier this week, Griffin virtually surprised two athletes from his native Tampa — 11-year-old J.T. Gerstner and 33-year-old Samantha Lebron, both of whom have cerebral palsy — with equipment to help advance their athletic goals (Gerstner got a javelin and strengthening machine. Lebron received a custom-made Top End Preliminator Racing Chair for track and field pursuits). The Hartford also gifted the Friends of the County Parks & Recreation in Tampa with a $40,000 equipment grant to purchase adaptive sports equipment to support community needs and programming.

“This was the first time I was able to be a part

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