Darts market have revealed a new form of leisure games that seem to be the taste of elite class. What comes as a surprise; is the games have changed. Unlike the traditional dart games, like arrows, darts have made it to the clubs, discos and pubs. The market began to grow since 1990 with a wider acceptance and a particular liking for this game. Now, there are seasonal tournaments held in Malaysia, Japan and some parts of Australia. The prize money being highly lucrative, more people are now taking up the sport as a full-time profession.
According to the latest market report on Darts Market, published at Upmarketresearch, the market is highly driven by rise in tourism activities, clubbing and event parties. Young population is the major driving force in the darts market. Members of private clubs and event parties seem to enjoy dart games as a mode of fulfilling leisure activities. In other terms, the manufacturers of darts and dartboards have adopted a novel approach for production, which in turn stimulates the market growth in the near future.
Product categories for darts market include soft tip darts and steel tip darts. Soft tip darts have a greater market share due to its functionality and use. Application category comprises professional and amateur. Professionals account for a higher market share leading in the segmental growth as the market witness rise in dart tournament and leagues on a small scale. Amateurs have gained a significant traction having more popularity and acceptance for dart games.
Asia-Pacific region dominates the darts market scenario, as the presence of casinos and pubs is higher. Presence of young population also boosts the market. North America market accounts for a major share in the global scenario owing to rise in popularity and a high demand in the casino sector. MEA market accounts for a greater share in the market accounting for a higher rate of tourism and leisure activities for tourists.
Prominent players in the global darts market include Harrow Darts, Viper, Bottelsen, WINMAU, Arachnid, CUESOUL, KO Steel Tip Darts, GLD Products and Black Widow.