A Southwick Associates report predicts the increase in gun and ammunition inventory at retailers will reduce scarcity-driven purchases next year. The increased availability will be a welcome change, along with the anticipated continuation of the discount, rebate and incentive trend that hit the market in mid-2022.
Recent survey results indicate supply chain uncertainty, however, the firearm industry is taking a proactive approach to reduce its impact.
Breakthrough Clean Technologies has been acquired by Allen Company, a leading manufacturer and brand of outdoor products.
In 2005 the small arms division was spun off and privatized by the Israeli government, creating Israel Weapon Industries (IWI). Eight years later IWI US was established to answer enthusiast demand in the United States.
English poet William Cowper is credited with the phrase “Variety is the spice of life, that gives it all its flavor.” That is certainly the case for firearm enthusiasts, who purchase new guns for a wide range of reasons, including hunting, competition, plinking, self-defense and collecting.
Recently released quarterly figures from American Outdoor Brands (AOB) indicates enthusiasm for firearm ownership and outdoor pursuits, in general, remains significantly higher than levels prior to the pandemic and widespread social unrest