As a firearms retailer, how you conduct the business of transferring a legal firearm to a qualified buyer can change in the blink of an eye. New regulations get passed, new controls get put in place—and that makes negotiating the Federal Form 4473 a challenge at times. It’s a challenge to keep up with new […]
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In a move prompted by NSSF’s work with assistance from the NRA in getting the issue addressed by key members of Congress, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) last week reported that firearms retailers are no longer on a watch list of businesses deemed at higher risk for fraud. The FDIC’s list was compiled as […]
There are two NSSF Retailer Education Seminars scheduled in June. First on June 24 at the Parke Regency Hotel & Conference Center, 1413 Leslie Drive in Bloomington, Illinois, then at the Hilton Indianapolis North, 8181 E Shadeland Ave., in Indianapolis, Indiana on June 26. Both seminars are scheduled from 1 to 5 p.m. All firearms retailers in […]
Post-election reports indicate a rising demand for firearms nationwide. If history holds true, sales on the day after Thanksgiving—Black Friday—will surely hit record territory, based on federal background check activity. (A background check is mandatory prior to the purchase of any firearm at retail. Background-check statistics are indicators of sales activity, though it’s important to […]
Shamefully, the Rev. Jesse Jackson has revved up the blame game against law-abiding, federally-licensed firearms retailers in the suburbs of troubled cities like Detroit, where he somehow hopes to convince people that the legal sale of firearms is the cause of urban violence. At protests he encouraged last Saturday at firearms retail stores and with […]