6 Sporting Goods Rental Success Stories [2023]

6 Sporting Goods Rental Success Stories [2023]
Start A Sporting Goods Rental

With the latest outdoor activities and wellness trends, sportswear rental could be the next big business opportunity.

For the people who only participate in sports activities infrequently, renting sporting goods is the best option. Successful sporting goods rental businesses can profit from this growing trend.

If you are starting a sporting goods rental business, research the market and find out who potential customers shall be. Understand their requirements before investing in sporting goods.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a sporting goods rental:

1. ggCircuit ($3.6M/year)

Zack Johnson (from Terre Haute, IN) started ggCircuit over 8 years ago.

$300K / month
2 founders / 25 employees

Case Study

I’m Zack Johnson, and I run ggCircuit,which provides premium software, services, and support for esports arenas around the world.

UC Irvine Esports Arena - One of our first university customers in 2016


2. pennlive

  • Website traffic: 4.61M/month
  • Business rank: #16.1K

Check out their full website ➜

Learn more about starting a sporting goods rental:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a sporting goods rental?
-> Pros and cons of a sporting goods rental

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established sporting goods rental
-> Marketing ideas for a sporting goods rental

Other resources

4. AL'S

  • Website traffic: 620K/month
  • Business rank: #86.5K

Check out their full website ➜

5. Green Top Sporting Goods

The trusted source for new and used guns, ammo, shooting accessories, hunting and fishing gear and more. In business since 1947 and an FFL Dealer in Richmond, Virginia.

  • Website traffic: 250K/month
  • Business rank: #245K

Check out their full website ➜

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