With the fire outlook in the West already being called severe, NSSF is getting the jump on reminding target shooters and hunters to be cautious when using firearms in hot, dry environments and to share its fire-prevention poster with others in the outdoors community. The poster is available in two sizes–the standard 8.5 x 11 [...]
NSSF Offers Assistance to Firearms Retailers and Shooting Ranges in Wake of Oklahoma and North Texas Tornadoes
NSSF has announced a disaster relief effort to help its members whose businesses were impacted by the recent tornadoes in Oklahoma and northern Texas. “We want our member companies to know that their trade association stands with them in these challenging times, and that this assistance is another benefit of membership,” said NSSF Senior Vice [...]
For the past five years, NSSF has surveyed federally licensed firearms retailers across the country to find out what products are the biggest sellers and who is buying. NSSF has just issued the latest version of that report from an online survey conducted last month. The data shows which types of firearms and ammunition were [...]
NSSF today announced that it has reached an agreement with Reed Exhibitions to terminate the agreement the parties had for the management of the SHOT Show. Accordingly, effective immediately, Reed Exhibitions will no longer be manager and producer of the SHOT Show. Reed Exhibitions provided excellent service to NSSF and the customers of the SHOT [...]
“We just completed our first ATF inspection last week. We passed and were not told of anything for which we would be written up. In short, the site visit program WORKS.” Jackie Gengler Alaska Illusive Arms NSSF’s FFL Compliance Consultation Program is entering its second year of existence and already we are seeing the dramatic [...]
The April-May edition of SHOT Business magazine is now available at its www.shotbusiness.com website or as a mobile-friendly digital magazine. This month’s feature “SHOT Show 2013″ packs the four days of the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show into 14 brimming pages.
An online survey of federally licensed firearms retailers conducted this week by NSSF reveals that those who would be on the front line of implementing what is touted as “universal background checks” have serious concerns both about whether such proposals would work as well as the potential negative effects on their businesses. Asked whether they [...]
Detroit Free Press Attacks Industry; San Francisco Chronicle Gives Fair Treatment (Yes, You Read that Right)
This week, the Detroit Free Press (DFP) opened a particularly offensive editorial against the industry with the following line: “One of the most profound distinctions making itself clear in the wake of President Obama’s push for new gun legislation is the intellectual schism between gun owners and gun sellers. For the former, the Second Amendment [...]
Read the most recent edition of SHOT Business magazine at its www.shotbusiness.com website or as a mobile-friendly digital magazine. The February-March Edition of the NSSF-owned publication contains features on “Optics 2013” and an important topic, “Passing the Torch,” which delves into exit strategies for the business owner who is considering retirement or sale of the store.
NSSF has released a major new report documenting the importance of hunting activities to the U.S. economy. The report, Hunting in America: An Economic Force for Conservation, provides detailed information on 40-plus categories of U.S. hunting-related expenditures, which grew 55 percent, as well as state-by-state statistics for number of hunters, retail sales, taxes and jobs. [...]