Firearm Sales Remain Strong, Defying Economic Trends
At least one million citizens purchased a firearm in February, the 43rd month in a row it has broken the six-figure mark. The number represents a low estimate, too, reflecting only those transactions that resulted in processing of the buyer’s name through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) and subsequent approval as a lawful purchaser.
Record Donations Highlight Gun Owner Generosity
Gun owners set a new Giving Tuesday record for the amount of money they donated to support youth shooting sports through the MidwayUSA Foundation.
Data Mining Impacts The Firearm Retail Landscape
Companies are subscribing to purchase analytics more than ever before, but is this for good reason, and are these datasets driving the direction of our retail space that is so near and dear to our hearts?
Remington Renews Support For Youth Shooting Programs
Remington Ammunition has announced it will be continuing its legacy as a podium-level sponsor with the MidwayUSA Foundation for the second year in a row.
Winchester’s Shoot United Initiative Holding Second Event This Weekend
More than 60 million people participate in the shooting sports each year, making it one of the most popular recreation activities in the country. Shoot United is an initiative designed to promote all that’s wholesome and healthful about the shooting sports and responsible firearm ownership.
MidwayUSA Foundation Provides $750,000 In Range Development Grants
The MidwayUSA Foundation provided $750,000 worth of grant funding toward the construction of ranges for the Scholastic Action Shooting Program.
Ruger Rare Guns Auctions Raise $820,000 For Charities
Some of the rare firearms sold to benefit the SSSF include a striking Ruger Vaquero revolver that featured a hand-engraved western scroll design.
Savage Arms Continues Support of Kids & Clays Foundation
Savage Arms has announced its 8th year of supporting Kids & Clays and the organization’s efforts to raise money for Ronald McDonald House Charities chapters (RMHC) through shooting sports.
Winchester Aids Scholastic Clay Target Program
Winchester will continue to serve as the official ammunition sponsor of the Scholastic Clay Target Program through 2024.
NRA Publications Editorial Director John Zent Retires
After nearly 39 years at the National Rifle Association, Editorial Director John Zent retired in April 2021.