Following Wimbledon 2010 played from June 21 to July 4, major China wholesale platform DHgate.com seeing a spike in interest in tennis racquets over the course of the Grand Slam tournament.
Online PR News – 15-July-2010 – – Beijing, China – Wimbledon has finished, but sales of tennis racquets on DHgate.com, a leading china wholesale platform, continue at elevated levels. Retailers are reporting increased demand for tennis related items, and China wholesale products sourced through DHgate.com offer the chance of excellent margins.
The tennis racquets offered on DHgate.com are exceptionally good quality for their cost. The product range includes:
• Tennis racquets from the Wilson, Babolot, Prince and Head ranges
• Models used by Rafael Nadal, Andy Roddick and Novak Djokovic
• Both women's and men's racquet models
• Tennis racquets starting at around US$35 for brand-name items
• Tennis accessories such as grips, vibration absorbers and tennis balls
There has also been a flow-on effect in tennis racquet sales since Wimbledon finished, with figures around 100-200% higher than usual in the week after Wimbledon.
"We saw this effect over the course of the World Cup also", noted James He of DHgate.com.
"Fans want a way to feel that they are part of the excitement and action of these major sporting events, and having the equipment to play is the most realistic way to feel that you are 'there'", Mr He continued.
DHgate.com is a leading online marketplace for the world’s small and medium size businesses and the largest China-based wholesale trading platform. Founded in 2004 by former Joyo.com CEO, Diane Wang, DHgate.com serves over 2.8 million registered buyers from 230 international locations and in excess of 400,000 China-based sellers. Offering over 20 million product listings at any one time, DHgate.com facilitates thousands of successful transactions per day. DHgate.com now employs over 400 full-time employees and generates annual transaction volumes well in excess of USD$300 million. DHgate.com received the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 China 2009 award.
For more information please visit http://www.dhgate.com