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    Slinger Bag reports strong sequential growth


    While beginning its diversification into the growing sports of padel and pickleball, Slinger Bag , the young supplier of portable tennis ball launchers recently quoted on the over-the-counter market, reports a strong sequential improvement in its quarterly revenues. They rose to $4.12 million in the third quarter ended Jan. 31 ...

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    Slinger Bag nearing 40-country distribution


    Slinger Bag , which launched its signature product as recently as the spring of last year, has introduced its combination ball launcher and tennis bag in about 37 countries so far, and it is now planning to introduce similar launchers for pickleball and pádel at some point this year and ...

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    Slinger Bag and Wilson announce strategic partnership


    Slinger Bag and Wilson Sporting Goods have entered into a new strategic brand collaboration on co-branded products and promotional initiatives. Under the new deal, Slinger will specially design Wilson-branded tennis ball launchers for use at the Wilson’s Demo Events that take place annually across the Americas. In ...

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    Slinger Bag signs a chief brand ambassador


    Slinger Bag has signed an endorsement deal with Tommy Haas , an Olympic silver medalist in tennis who was formerly ranked second in the world by the ATP . Haas will be serving as the combination ball launcher and carrier’s chief ambassador, heading up a roster that includes ...

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    Slinger Bag enters Israel


    Slinger Bag is entering yet another country, Israel, which boasts about 100,000 tennis players and 500 clubs. The producer of the combination ball launcher/carrier has made a slew of distribution deals over the past few months, covering Australia, France, Germany, Spain, India, Japan, the U.K., Ireland, Switzerland, Russia, Scandinavia ...

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    Slinger Bag finds a distributor for Russia


    Slinger Bag has signed a five-year distribution deal for Russia with Neva Sport , which handles the distribution for Babolat in the country as well. Slinger Bag will be launching its product in the country on April 1. As we have reported over the past few months, Slinger ...

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    LTA strikes deal with Slinger Bag’s distributor


    The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) , the governing body for tennis in the U.K., has reached a three-year deal with Framework Sports Marketing , the exclusive distributor in the country of Slinger Bag. Framework will be supplying the LTA with 20 of Slinger Bags’ combination trolley bag and ...

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    Slinger Bag is worth $24.2m over the counter


    Slinger Bag , the U.S.-based start-up that is selling the innovative tennis ball launcher by the same name, started trading on a special over-the-counter stock market on Dec. 24, reaching a market capitalization of $24.2 million. It has moved up from the OTC Pink exchange to the OTCQB Venture ...

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    Slinger Bag pursues its international expansion


    Slinger Bag , is widening further the international reach of its portable tennis ball launcher through an exclusive five-year distribution agreement with Color Sports , which will be covering the Gulf States of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates (UAE), as well as the markets of ...

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    Slinger Bag enters India, names media advisor


    Slinger Bag , the innovative marketer of portable ball launchers, continues its international drive with a five-year distribution agreement for the Indian market with Racquets4U , a fast-growing specialist e-tailer that is said to be highly rated for the comprehensive marketing and grassroots programs it conducts to help grow the ...

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    Slinger Bag finds a distributor in Singapore


    Slinger Bag has reached a five-year agreement with Tennis Bot , which will be its exclusive distributor in Singapore. The year-old ball-launcher company is set to begin sales on the island nation by mid-December. Tennis Bot was founded in Singapore and has since expanded elsewhere in Asia-Pacific, distributing the ...

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    Slinger Bag moves into Bulgaria and Chile


    Slinger Bag continues to sign up new distributors worldwide. Its innovative tennis ball launcher will be sold in Bulgaria by Ark Dream , which is also the local distributor for Babolat , under a new five-year exclusive deal. The brand has also made its first foray into the ...

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    Slinger Bag teams up with Dunlop in Europe


    Slinger Bag has announced a landmark deal for its game-changing tennis ball launcher with Dunlop , appointing the Sumitomo Rubber subsidiary as its exclusive distributor for several years in France, Germany, Austria, Italy, the Benelux countries, Spain and Portugal. With this distribution contract, which will essentially double ...

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    Sold out, Slinger Bag enters New Zealand


    Sales of Slinger Bag ’s innovative tennis launcher have surpassed order forecasts in all the markets where it has been introduced so far, especially in the U.K. and Japan. The company recently signed new agreements in Switzerland, the four Scandinavia countries and Australia. It has now reported a five-year distribution ...

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    Slinger Bag goes more international


    Slinger Bag , the innovative ball launcher, continues its international expansion, announcing new distribution agreements in Australia and Africa in the last few days. The product will be launched in the Australian market in October under a new, exclusive five-year agreement with Tennis One , which has four retail stores ...

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    Slinger Bag beats sales projections in multiple markets


    Slinger Bag , the brand behind the eponymous combination ball launcher and tennis bag, has exceeded its sales projections in Japan, Scandinavia, Switzerland and the U.K., possibly indicating that tennis afficionados are eager to return to the game. Although it was launched in those markets as recently as late May, ...

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    Slinger Bag expands into Canada


    Slinger Bag , the new sports equipment brand internationally focused on ”innovating game improvement equipment for all ball sports,“ announced a significant expansion in Canada with the appointment of Doug Coombs as director of business development for that market, effective immediately. Like Mike Ballandie, the chief executive ...

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    Slinger Bag partners with a special tennis service firm


    Slinger Bag , the new portable tennis ball launcher, has signed an exclusive partnership with Dahcor and its new Dahcor Tennis Center (DTC) in Sintra, Portugal. Dahcor, a company that specializes in the manufacture of customized tennis racquets, started operating in Portugal in January 2019. Its tennis center, which ...

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    Slinger Bag appoints Tom Dye as COO


    Slinger Bag , the new sports brand focused on innovating game improvement equipment for ball sports, has hired Tom Dye as chief operating officer. In this role, he will be responsible for the global operational and logistical management of the business. Dye has more than 35 years of senior ...