If you sell cards and you’re ignoring the market for female athletes, you might be making a mistake. New data from eBay reveals some sizeable sales numbers for women’s sports cards.
WNBA, women’s soccer and tennis are just three sports where interest has been on the rise over the last couple of years.
eBay says sales of WNBA trading cards are up more than 1,100% in two years while women’s soccer cards are up 172%. Some of that is likely due to greater availability of products but it’s also clear more people are buying cards that feature prominent women.
The biggest increases on eBay’s trading cards platform were for soccer star Alex Morgan. Her card sales grew by 11,350% in two years. Cards of tennis great Serena Williams were up 11,064%.
Sales of several cards have touched the five-figure mark.
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eBay says searches for Osaka’s cards grew from 517% from January to February of this year, as she played her way to the 2021 Australian Open championship. Searches for Williams cards grew 280% during the same period.
Top 10 Most popular Female Athlete Trading Cards:
Sales increase by athlete since 2019: