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It's mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
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10 Tips for Keeping Your Security Camera System in Tip-Top Shape


A security camera system is a critical and necessary investment for every FFL and one that should be maintained to keep it in good condition. We recommend that you schedule regular system maintenance to protect your investment and ensure that you’re getting the best performance out of your camera system. Following are 10 easy tips […]



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.



Lowest Price Versus Dated Terms — Which is the Better Choice?


Manufacturers and distributors in the shooting industry are notable for their use of extended payment terms. Are they a good deal for retailers?



From the Counter: Thriving in the Post-Election Retail Year – Part IV


Two months into the Trump Administration, the shooting sports industry’s political dynamic continues to evolve. Some firearms dealers are experiencing a new retailing curve that’s remarkably different than previous years, and many stores are searching for new marketing stratagems to maintain a consistent bottom line.



NSSF Webinar: Retail Guru Paco Underhill and ‘The Science of Shopping’ for Firearms Retailers


NSSF has teamed up with famed retail guru Paco Underhill for a webinar on "The Science of Shopping" for firearms retailers.



Ace’s Sporting Goods — Outlook 2016


Welcome back to our series where manufacturers and retailers tell us about their outlook for 2016 and how they’re handling the pressures, peaks and valleys.



Retailers Needed For Research Study


In today’s competitive retail world, looking at your books and your bank account level and feeling that everything’s all right is tantamount to resting on your laurels.



NSSF Member Benefit Provides Discount on Point-of-Sale Systems


One of NSSF's member benefits offers a 10-percent discount on a variety of its point-of-sale systems, professional services and training.



2016 SHOT Show University Adds Celerant Technology’s Firearms Specialist Jon Judy to Speaker Roster


To help our retailers ring the most out of their investment, NSSF asked its Affinity Member Benefit partner Celerant Technology to provide a speaker on point-of-sale management for the 2016 SHOT Show University.



Airguns and Outreach Can Improve Your Bottom Line (Yes, Airguns!)


Airguns often get dismissed as mere “toys,” which they most certainly are not. Many think they begin and end with the nostalgic Red Ryder, something that couldn’t be further from the truth.



Gary Bangs, Former ATF Director of Industry Operations, Joins NSSF’s FFL Compliance Consulting Team


The NSSF is pleased to announce that former ATF Director of Industry Operations Gary Bangs has agreed to join the organization as a member of its retail FFL Compliance Consulting Team.



NSSF Members Receive Free Admission to NSSF Retailer Seminars


NSSF provides free ATF and FFL compliance seminars across the country to its retailer members.



“Boss, Can I Carry While I’m Working?”


There are both pros and cons to having your employees carry in your store while they’re on the clock, so let’s look at the list of them.



Beating the “I Need to Think About it” Customer Response


The first thing retail sales people should realize when faced with the "I need to think about it and I'll be back" response is that the vast majority of those customers will not think about it.



NSSF Offers Retail Members Critical FFL Compliance Consulting Opportunity


Did you know that NSSF offers federally licensed firearms retailer (FFL) members the opportunity to work with experienced advisors who, as former ATF officials, understand what it takes to stay compliant with ATF rules and regulations? FFLs who have used this service are raving about it. “Fred Gerlach was extremely professional, totally knowledgeable and a […]