TransWorld Business checked in with the industry’s top skate brands for the low down on the trends are shaping hardgoods for 2011, how sales have been faring, and what retailers can expect from their product in the future. To read what each brand manager had to say and get a sneak preview of the newest decks, click on the images below.

For a closer look at the trends shaping the industry, be sure to grab a copy of our June issue which features in-depth analysis of the skate hardgoods market.

alien-workshop

Alien Workshop

almost

Almost

antihero

Antihero

blind

Blind

chocolate

Chocolate

cliche

Cliché

creature

Creature

darkstar

Darkstar

deathwish

Deathwish

element

Element

enjoi

Enjoi

foundation

Foundation

freedom-dolly

Freedom Dolly

ghettostar

Ghetto Star

girl

Girl

habitat

Habitat

hoodlum

Hoodlum

krooked

Krooked

landyachtz1

Landyachtz

lib-tech

Lib Tech

mini-logo

Mini Logo

never-summer

Never Summer

null

Null

powell-peralta

Powell Peralta

real

Real

santa-cruz

Santa Cruz

sector-9

Sector 9

sk8mafia

Sk8mafia

struggle

Struggle

superior

Superior

toy-machine

Toy Machine

traffic

Traffic

world-industries

World Industries

zoo-york

Zoo York