Local community-based expansion attentive to the culture and needs of the longboard skate industry is now underway with EDGE BOARDSHOP, a San Clemente, California based shop that opened in 2011.Taking the brand to new cities across the country and around the world is the aim while franchising is the portal.
Passing EDGE locations into the hands of local franchise owners with a personal, vested interest in the skate community will pave the way for an even more nationally accessible storefront in select locations. With a foundation built on 25 years of retail experience in the skate industry, EDGE BOARDSHOP delivers the kind of expertise and product familiarity that riders can rely on, with a huge range of brands and accessories to create a truly personal experience for each customer.
As the global leader in the longboard skateboard industry, an industry that’s been growing 50% year over year according to AXS Longboard Retailer magazine, EDGE puts franchise partners at the forefront of a dynamic specialty retail opportunity that’s on the move. As the number of consumers looking for quality longboarding retailers grows, so does the diversity of available products and accessories. From more female riders to a wider age range of longboarding enthusiasts, national and international industry growth has no end in sight.
EDGE offers franchisees the opportunity to take part in the largest sector of sales across the entire skateboarding industry. Longboarding continues to grow in popularity and even more consumers across the country need reliable, knowledgeable, and personal support in locations where top quality longboards and gear are distributed. This includes protective gear, wheels, bearings, parts and a variety of products specific to the needs of riders looking to fully customize their final purchase.
Franchise partners receive site selection build-out support, training to fine tune knowledge of industry and culture with a dedicated support manager for ongoing guidance, as well as a comprehensive marketing strategy. No background in retail is necessary and EDGE provides incoming franchisees with the operational support they need to help build a business that’s successful year after year.
Read up on EDGE BOARDSHOPS to find out more about the longboarding skateboard industry and why EDGE offers a superb opportunity for sporting goods franchisees in an industry that’s experiencing a steady surge of growth across the U.S. and around the globe.