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687K NICS Checks On Black Friday Week

The FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System processed some 687,788 background checks during the week leading up to and including Black Friday.

August Gun Sales Down But Demand Continues

The number of firearms sales for 2021 have dropped from what it was in 2020, but the demand from the market is still high.

Gun Sales Decrease, Ammunition Reappearing In Stores

With the fall of overall firearm sales in May of 2021 as compared to a year prior, as reflected off FBI NICS check numbers, popular caliber of ammunition are new starting to reappear at distributors.

S&W Sales Up, CEO Claims 'New Normal'

Smith & Wesson's quarterly reports were up more than 100 percent, leading CEO Mark Smith to claim that they're seeing a "new normal."

2020 Firearm Sales Hit All-Time High

Multiple sales records were set during 2020, which saw more guns sold than any other year on record.

Low Inventory, COVID Restrictions Slow Black Friday Gun Sales

Gun retailers are struggling to keep guns in stock amid unprecedented buying, leading to a slower Black Friday than past years for gun sales.

Firearm Sales Heading Toward 20 Million Guns in 2020

According to forecasts performed by Small Arms Analytics & Forecasting, total 2020 firearm sales might top 20 million guns if trends hold steady.

Finding the Best-Selling Guns: An Industry Challenge

What are the best-selling firearms today? Well, there are some clues, but it's harder to track than you think.

Gun Sales Up 80 Percent in May 2020

Gun sales increased 80 percent over 2019 numbers, and 40 percent of buyers are first-time gun owners, according to surveys.

Record Firearm Sales Numbers Recorded in April

April was another record-setter for firearm sales, following incredible numbers recorded in March, according to NICS background-check numbers.

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