Gun Sales

2022 Gun Sales Numbers Near Pre-Pandemic High

According to the FBI's National Instant Criminal Background Check System, 2022 is edging closer by the day to eclipsing all pre-pandemic annual gun sales totals, and this month, enthusiasts in Oregon are piling the numbers up.   

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?

Gun Sales Exceed 1 Million For 38 Months & Counting

More than a million firearm sales in September resulted in the FBI conducting a National Instant Criminal Background (NICS) check. Small Arms Analytics & Forecasting (SAAF) puts the 30-day period’s total sales at roughly 1.3 million, making it the 38th month in a row with seven-digit figures.

2022 Gun Sales Heading For Third-Place Finish

For the past 37 months, more than 1 million firearm purchases have resulted in a NICS check, although published volume figures are likely underestimates, positioning 2022 as the third-highest year overall.

Gun Sales Surge In Eastern Europe

Even before Russia’s unprovoked Feb. 24 attack on Ukraine, the Australian Financial Review reported gun stores in the nation were out of stock or close to being so.

January NICS Numbers Highlight Possible 'New Normal'

Gun sales continue to decline in 2022 compared to the sales experienced a year ago at the same time, but is still expected to remain above 2019 sales figures in what is being called the "new normal."

February Sees 79 Percent Increase in Sales Over 2020

February's gun-sales numbers are significantly more than they were last year, but is the pace slowing at all?

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.

Mid-2020 Gun Sales Eclipse All of 2019 Sales

More guns have been sold in the first seven months of 2020 than in the entirety of 2019.

March NICS Numbers Highlight Record Firearm Sales

According to adjusted NICS background-check numbers for March 2020, firearm sales reached an all-time high last month.

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