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Posts Tagged ‘retailers’

Camden & Wilmington Campaign Targets Illegal Gun Purchases


Billboard advertisements for the Don't Lie for the Other Guy program are being purchased by NSSF in key locations throughout the greater Philadelphia region.



Setting Prices — A Pandora’s Box


Setting Prices — A Pandora's Box Addressing concerns regarding the ideas of establishing "minimum resale prices" or "minimum advertised prices" between manufacturers and retailers.



NSSF Members Receive Free Admission to NSSF Retailer Seminars


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



In-Store Firearm Carry—Much More than a Belt and Holster


After you have made the decision to allow your staff to carry while at work. Before everyone straps on a holster, the next steps you need to take are to develop an in-store carry policy.



“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.



NSSF Adds Extended Classes to 2015 Retailer Seminar Lineup


The National Shooting Sports Foundation is pleased to announce that it has developed a series of extended Retailer Seminars for FFL holders.



NSSF Welcomes Former ATF Director of Industry Operations Mary Jo Hughes as Newest Member of FFL Compliance Consulting Team


NSSF is pleased to announce that former ATF Director, Industry Operations Mary Jo Hughes has agreed to join the organization as a member of its retail FFL Compliance Consulting Team.



Crime is Down, so We can Relax, Right?


What can you do to maintain a culture of store security through both the good times and the bad? Here are Bill Napier's top five tips.



Employee Theft—Discovering it, Stopping it, Preventing it


Theft of your store’s goods can happen many ways. Employee theft is not always easy to detect, so here are some techniques to help you monitor your store.



NSSF Joins Orchid Advisors to Co-Sponsor Firearms Industry Compliance Conference


NSSF today announced it would join Orchid Advisors in joint sponsorship of the annual 2015 Firearms Industry Compliance Conference.



Store Security—More Than Set it and Forget it


When it comes to store security systems, there’s more to making them work for you than setting it and forgetting it. Here are several items to put on your regular to-do list.



Woods Group Range Consulting to Sponsor NSSF Lead Management and OSHA Workshop


The NSSF is pleased to announce that the Woods Group Range Consulting has signed on to sponsor the 2015 NSSF Lead Management and OSHA Workshop.



Our Store Has a Disaster Preparedness Plan—or Do We?


You need a disaster plan, whether your disaster is singular to your store or global to your community and region. Here are some field-tested ideas for consideration when building your disaster plan.



“Sweat the Details” During Your Busiest Season


As a firearms retailer, the holiday season represents a very special window of opportunity in which sellers can maximize sales and profits. Your biggest responsibility as an FFL during this accelerated business cycle is to remain compliant.



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.”



Hiring Holiday Help


Do you have enough staff to deal with heavier than normal foot traffic? Do you have enough staff willing to work extra hours as you capitalize on this busy and (hopefully) profitable season?



Co-op Advertising—Dollars for the Asking


Co-op advertising allows you to advertise and promote your store and/or range and have a manufacturer pay for part of that cost.



Working On Your Business, Not In It


Having employees who can handle the things you used to have to do can give you a sense of freedom. However, with that freedom comes a completely different responsibility of being a manager.



Turn Rate—A Firearm Retailer’s Best Friend for Getting Inventory “Right”


One of the September’s blogs here talked briefly about inventory turnover and turn rate. Turnover is the rate at which you sell the products in your inventory.



Merchandising—The Supermarket Approach


“Oh, I want that. And that. And that. And that one, too!” That’s merchandising—successful merchandising at that. It’s the retailer art of putting out the goods in such a way that every customer who walks through the door has that “I want that” experience (hopefully several times over).