200. Replay Sports | Top 400 2021


  • Rank of last year: 231
  • Investment range: $ 282,900 – $ 393,900
  • Initial investment: $ 25,000
  • Category: Retail

Company Description

This new and used sporting goods chain is an affiliate brand of Winmark Corporation, a Minneapolis-based holding company. The franchise buys and sells little used sports equipment as well as new products.

Martha Morris, originally from Minnesota, founded the brand in 1983. The store became a franchise in 1988. Winmark has several second-hand retail stores, including Once Upon a Child and Plato’s Closet.

Company statistics

  • Global sales: $ 250,400,000
  • American units: 239
  • International units: 34
  • Total units: 273
  • Percentage franchisee: 100%
  • % of international units: 12%
  • Franchised units in the United States: 239
  • International Franchised Units: 34
  • Sales growth%: 10.3%
  • % unit growth: -2.5%

Sponsored information provided by the franchisor

Company Description


At Play It Again Sports®, we buy, sell and trade quality used and new sports and fitness equipment. Play It Again Sports is a unique retail concept owned by Winmark Corporation, a pioneer in the retail resale franchise.

Play It Again Sports was founded in 1983 in Minneapolis,

Minnesota. Winmark began franchising the concept in 1988. The brand has over 280 stores, making it the largest new and used sporting goods retailer in North America and a major force in the sportswear industry. retail sale of sporting goods. This gives our franchise partners the purchasing power, supplier influence and competitive pricing that only big box retailers typically enjoy.

Play It Again Sports stores carry a wide selection of top brand sporting goods and fitness equipment at a

huge daily value. They also develop strong relationships within their local communities, including getting involved with sports teams, leagues and associations, parent organizations, and non-profit organizations.


Play It Again Sports has carved out a unique place for itself in the retail market. We are the only nationwide sports retailer specializing in buying and selling this business. For this reason, we have created a unique and defensible position in the industry. Sports is fun – Play It Again Sports has made buying sports and selling new and used sports equipment and fitness equipment part of the fun!

Investment details

Departure year: 1983

Franchise fees: $ 25,000

Investment range: $ 282,900 – $ 393,900

Royalty fee: 5%

Funding available: No


Contact details

605 Route 169 North

Office 400

Minneapolis, MN 55441

Contact: Alan Majerko

Telephone: (763) 520-8500

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.winmarkfranchises.com/

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