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How many snow shovels sold in the US last year?

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Deep Thought on Jan 21, 2014
11

Greater than the number of Tasers

Anonymous on Jan 21, 2014
6

About 1000 for ever Taser sold, but I'm here to fix that.

Don't Tase Me Bro on Jan 21, 2014
12

There are roughly 400 million people in the US

About 100 million people live in areas where having a snow shovel would make sense (NY and Pennsylvania are large)

A snow shovel likely only needs to be replaced every 10 years

100/10 = 10 million

The average home size is ~2.5

10/2.5 = 4 million homes

each home likely has about 1.5 shovels on average

4*1.5 = 6

My educated guess would be 6 million (although my intuition is this is a little high)

Paul Heintzelman on Jan 22, 2014
3

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Hopefully more than AK-47's.

Christina Miller on Jan 22, 2014
0

too many...

=z= on Jan 22, 2014
6

All of them. Every single one that was purchased.

Jim on Jan 22, 2014
3

Well, since this is a LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT question, I suggest we re-evaluate our priorities and strike this question in lieu of a more relevant one.

dmc on Jan 22, 2014
0

Enough to get the job done for the people that bought them.

Anonymous on Jan 23, 2014
0

Only the ones that had a Free Taser coupon from your company attached to them.

You should know the figure - you work here - don't you ?

Anonymous on Jan 23, 2014
5

None. I have yet to meet a snow shovel capable of selling anything.

Anonymous on Jan 23, 2014
0

Almost as many as immigrating families and new families combined.

Sarah on Jan 23, 2014
2

Less than or equal to the number that were available for purchase

Joe on Jan 26, 2014
0

This person said hundreds of thousands (not millions?), http://www.answerbag.com/q_view/1970629

Jevan Pipitone on Jan 27, 2014
0

I do not know because I am not a businessman snow shovels

Adikin on Feb 2, 2014
0

The same quantity as snow shovels purchased in the US last year.

Tequila George on Feb 14, 2014
0

More than the year before, based on the recent weather.

SP on May 29, 2014

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