Industry News 4/10/2008

Transworld Business Presents First Ever Surf Hardgoods Issue

Transworld Business
 
Transworld Business Presents First Ever Surf Hardgoods Issue

Transworld Business, the leader in boardsports news and information, takes on the surf industry with the first-ever comprehensive assessment of the market in the April Hardgoods Issue, available now. The issue features in-depth coverage of the state of the surf hardgoods market including detailed trend analysis, exclusive retailer and manufacturer surveys, and exclusive interviews with industry leaders like Al Merrick, Rusty Preisendorfer, Jason Stevenson, and more.

Transworld Business April 2008The April issue highlights the state of surf retail in an extensive look at the trends and technologies hitting the market, and how retailers can profit from them. The issue also outlines the history of the surf industry and how its manufacturers are surviving tough economic times. As part of the special report, Transworld Business surveyed more than 100 retailers and 50 board builders to gather invaluable market data for the most accurate look at the state of surf hardgoods. In addition, the Surf Hardgoods Showroom and Surf Fin Trend Report showcase the latest shapes, materials, products, and technologies for 2008 from over 50 top surfboard builders and fin manufacturers.

“This is without a doubt one of the most educational issues we've produced in a long time,” said Transworld Business Publisher Rob Cambell. “The mix of information, opinion, and product make it a must-read for anyone involved in the surf industry.”