6 Subscription Box For Sports Fans Success Stories [2024]

Updated: November 1st, 2023
Start A Subscription Box For Sports Fans

Here are some real life success stories of starting a subscription box for sports fans:

1. PenaltyBox Sports ($4.8M/year)

Drew Laine, Founder and CEO of PenaltyBox Sports, came up with the idea for his business while living in his in-law's basement. With no infrastructure or logistics, he decided to start a subscription box company for ice hockey players just two days before Black Friday. Despite the challenges, the idea took off and now the company has a thriving community of 45,000 passionate hockey parents, players, and fans.

How much they make: $4.8M/year
How much did it cost to start: $15K
Current team size: 8

article

How Starting A Subscription Box For Hockey Lovers Led To A $400K/Month Sporting Goods Online Store

A subscription box business for ice hockey players turned into a thriving e-commerce and sporting goods manufacturer that generated $275k in a month due to leveraging Facebook groups and community building.

About
Drew started PenaltyBox Sports about 7 years ago
Revenue
Drew grew the business to $400K/month
Costs
It cost Drew $15000 to start the business
Read by 8,227 founders

Learn more about starting a subscription box for sports fans:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a subscription box for sports fans?
-> Pros and cons of a subscription box for sports fans

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established subscription box for sports fans
-> Marketing ideas for a subscription box for sports fans

Other resources

4. HBO

The official site for HBO, discover full episodes of original series, movies, schedule information, exclusive video content, episode guides and more.

Website traffic: 4.52M/month

article

5. KiwiCo

KiwiCo delivers STEM, STEAM, science and art kits that provide serious fun and hands-on learning. Find kits for kids of all ages today!

Where they're located: San Jose, California, USA
Website traffic: 2.33M/month

article

6. Ellie

5 Pieces of exclusive Activewear for $49.95 per month including free shipping - The #1 Activewear Subscription Box that everybody wants and always sells out

Where they're located: Buffalo, New York, USA

article