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.
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?
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.
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.
20 Million Modern Sporting Rifles and Counting
According to a recent Firearm Production Report, there are about 20 million modern sporting rifles circulating in the United States.
SHOT Show 2021 Canceled
The National Shooting Sports Foundation announced the cancellation of SHOT Show 2021, due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Fear & Loading: Facts from the Latest FBI Report
Handguns led the way in the list of firearm types used by private citizens to stop felons in the commission of a felony.
August Is National Shooting Sports Month
August is almost here—otherwise known as “National Shooting Sports Month,” designated so three years ago by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF).
Fear & Loading: Project ChildSafe Celebrating 20 Years
Project ChildSafe, the nationwide firearms safety education program of the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), is celebrating its 20th anniversary at the SHOT Show.
Fear & Loading: Ranges And Evolution
The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) recently produced a new “Introduction to Range Safety and Etiquette” video. It’s free and packed with easy-to-understand tips.