NSSF is the trade association for America's firearms industry.
Our mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
NSSF is the trade association for America's firearms industry.
It's mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
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What’s A Customer Worth?


The most valuable asset a business has is one that isn’t even listed on the balance sheet: their individual customer.



Florida’s Shooters World Earns NSSF Five-Star Range Rating


NSSF has recognized Shooters World with the association’s Five-Star range rating.



How Wildlife Is Thriving Because of Guns and Hunting [VIDEO]


Hunters, target shooters and the firearms industry are the nation's largest contributors to conservation, paying for programs that benefit wildlife and all who love the outdoors.



Celebrate ‘Shot Heard ‘Round the World Day’ and Urge Congress to Act on Gun Range Bill


It was on this day, 242 years ago, that an American fired the “Shot Heard ‘Round the World,” at the Battles of Concord and Lexington.



5 Reasons to Attend NSSF’s 2017 Industry Summit


NSSF’s upcoming 2017 Industry Summit, set for June 5-7 in Austin, Texas, is geared toward leaders from all segments of the firearms industry.



Firearms Industry Economic Impact Rises 168% since 2008


The 2017 Firearms Industry Economic Impact Report provides a state-by-state breakdown of job numbers, wages, excise taxes and more.



Save Serious Money Using Filters Designed Specifically for Shooting Ranges


Indoor shooting range air filtration systems offer a great opportunity to save serious money in operational and life cycle expenses.



Registration Open for NSSF Industry Summit in Austin, Texas


Registration is now open for NSSF's 2017 Industry Summit, set for June 5-7 in Austin, Texas.



Range Dates: Valentine’s Day Ideas That Aim to Please


One way to get your partner’s blood pumping this Valentine’s Day or any day is by pulling a trigger at a local shooting range.



Why Your Range Should be Using HEPA Filters


As the owner of an indoor range, you have numerous options available to you when it comes to the choice of filters used in your ventilation and air filtration system. That system, of course, is an essential component of your range construction. You should have one installed, and it must meet certain criteria, all aimed […]



Congressman Ryan Zinke Needs Your Support to Become Secretary of the Interior


NSSF support for Zinke was entered into the Congressional record, but now he needs the vote of the majority of the Senate. Contact your Senator today to vote yes on Zinke.



The Usual Suspects are Shouting about Suppressors Instead of Listening to the Facts


Gun control advocates want to make sure their latest attack on suppressors is heard loud and clear. They now claim the sound of gunfire actually is a safety feature.



Great Reasons to Conduct Pre-Employment Background Checks


As an FFL, employee background checks can be considered an essential component of your store’s overall security planning. Even the most basic checks will likely provide the big red flags that can tip you off to a potentially dangerous hire, and with today’s internet-based providers, the cost of performing these checks is now often quite […]



Facebook’s “See First” Function Can Boost Your Customer Interaction


Are Facebook’s algorithms getting you down? Reports say it will only get worse as time goes on—and it’s fairly safe to assume that’s double for those of us in the gun and outdoor space. But there is one nifty tool you can use to ensure your posts are always seen by your fans, Facebook’s “See […]



Criminals Don’t Take Holidays


While everyone wants to enjoy the holidays and take some extra time off, unfortunately that bit of downtime makes it prime time for criminals to strike. Most retailers and ranges will close on Christmas and New Year’s days, as well as their celebratory eves before. Many FFL owners will also shorten business hours to take […]



At SHOT Show, Firearms Retailers and Shooting Ranges to Learn More about NSSF-AFSP 2017 Suicide Prevention Program


At SHOT Show, NSSF and AFSP will provide more details about their jointly developed suicide prevention program for firearms retailers and shooting ranges.



Gift Cards—’Tis the Season


With the winter holidays approaching at a rapid pace, gift buying is about to be in full swing. Gift cards solve a lot of issues for a lot of people, but especially for people who are not “gun people.”



Five Ranges Team Up to Welcome New Shooters in Salt Lake City


Residents from around Salt Lake City, Utah, gave shooting a try for the first time this past weekend, as NSSF partnered with five area shooting ranges on the latest stop of NSSF’s First Shots Big City Tour. While some showed up a bit nervous, it didn’t take long before all were smiling and having a […]



Champion Shooter Julie Golob Takes on Social Media in 2017 SHOT Show Retailer Seminar


If you’ve been involved in the firearms industry or shooting sports for as little as a day, you’ve undoubtedly heard of Julie Golob. One of the most accomplished professional shooters in the world, with more than 120 championship titles in international, national and regional marksmanship competitions across seven different shooting disciplines, she is also a veteran […]



NSSF’s Customized Market Reports—Taking the Pulse of the People and Businesses Around Your Enterprise


NSSF’s Customized Market Report (CMR) is the easiest way to obtain a precise picture of your business and its potential for success.