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Some of you will be glad to turn the calendar over from 2020 to 2021. Without question, it’s been a unique and challenging year marked mainly by the
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5 Ways To Know...

Without question: Getting customers from potential to paying is one of the goals of business.
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V-I-D-E-O...

Over the past few years, marketing with video has erupted in popularity. And rightly so due to, in no small part, the excellent video recording and editing...
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5 Ways To Engage...

Every now and then something happens in society that gets people thinking about the safety of themselves and loved ones, as well as what they’re going to...
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Reopening In The...

The four Ps of marketing — Product, Price, Promotion and Place — always demand thoughtful consideration, no matter what’s happening in your market.
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5 Event...

At the time of this writing, with all the complexity of dealing with COVID-19, states were in the initial stages of lifting lockdown restrictions.
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Hunting Products

Tetra Custom Shields

Tetra Hearing aspires to have all hunters and shooters wear hearing protection that not only supports but enhances their efforts.
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Set Your Sights...

It’s hard to believe deer season is just around the corner! Following a year of record-breaking fishing and hunting license sales across the country,...
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Turkey Time

With turkey season being one of the first big hunting rushes of 2021, here are some insights to help you outfit this passionate group of hunters.
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The WRP Excise...

Over the years, billions of dollars — industry dollars as many say — have been invested in wildlife, hunting and recreational shooting via the federal
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No Luck Of The Draw?

There’s a running joke in Arizona that pops up every year revolving around the annual awarding of game licenses through random draws.
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Crossbow Appeal

Today’s crossbows are fast, efficient and easy to use. The novice archer will have no trouble using them, and they’re great for people who are sensitive...
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Monthly Features

a strong draw

While the COVID-19 pandemic chilled much of the nation’s economy, many sectors of the outdoor retailing market have been ablaze. Notably, bowhunting and...
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Where’s All...

Ammunition sales have been through the roof for the past year, with production lagging very far behind. Firearms retailers are seeking inventory anywhere...
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Where’s All...

It’s been over a year since ammunition began to fly off retail shelves across the country. The confluence of the COVID-19 pandemic, nationwide civil...
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It’s All Fun &...

When Rex Gore opened his Ohio shop some 20 years ago, he was given a bit of advice regarding the idea of using his range for shooting leagues. Don’t do...
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Set Your Sights...

It’s hard to believe deer season is just around the corner! Following a year of record-breaking fishing and hunting license sales across the country,...
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Meeting The New...

in 2020, the team at Shoot Like A Girl personally introduced over 2,700 women to the shooting sports, and 75% of those interactions were post-COVID shutdowns.
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Personal Defense

Defy Stereotypes...

You’ve probably heard (and experienced firsthand): The previous 15 months have resulted in record gun sales. A significant driver of this trend is a rise...
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Cordially...

In the January 2021 issue, Shooting Industry kicked off its useful Best Practices column with an excellent article by Doug VanderWoude titled “Best...
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Joining Business...

Many a gun-shop owner chose to enter the firearms industry because guns and shooting were his or her hobby. Let’s examine a case of such an enthusiast who...
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Continued Unrest?

We all know the record-breaking sales of 2020 — driven by COVID-19, the summer’s unrest and presidential election — won’t last forever.
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Serving The...

In serving the lawful self-defense market, we’re helping people from becoming prey by successfully warding off predators. It’s a biological truth:
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Handling Q&As...

In the past year, several million first-time gun buyers came to stores like yours. They found out firsthand they had been lied to about purchasing guns,...
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Training

Training and the...

Considering everything that happened in 2020, it’s hard to really call it the year of anything. So for our purposes, let’s call it the year of the...
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The “Light...

Since the start of COVID-19 followed by social unrest, gun stores have continued to see record sales each month. From March to August, 11.3 million...
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Training and The...

Gun stores have been given a boost as the result of the COVID-19 pandemic and a state of civil unrest in much of the country as peaceful protests have been...
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Training In An...

With the addition of potentially tens (if not hundreds) of thousands of first-time gun owners in the first half of 2020 alone, the need for training and...
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Training:...

In a time when big-box and online merchants continue to siphon business from local, independent stores in all industries there’s one thing for you, the...
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Part 1: Connect...

Many of the issues and challenges women have faced over the years such as abuse, being targeted as easy victims, living as single mothers trying to protect...
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Women's Products

Myth Busted!

When a woman walks into your store and asks to look at handguns, what’s your first thought, really? Do you immediately look toward the 9mms or .380s? Have...
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Meeting The New...

in 2020, the team at Shoot Like A Girl personally introduced over 2,700 women to the shooting sports, and 75% of those interactions were post-COVID shutdowns.
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What...

Women remain a growing part of recreational shooting communities and continue to be a progressively important firearm customer. According to the National...
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Survivors, Not...

Do you know any women who have suffered domestic violence at the hands of a loved one? Chances are, you know more than a few. The number of people...
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Measure Up

With a record number of gun sales in 2020, you indeed had to adjust your shop’s priorities. Keeping the shelves stocked has been pretty high on the list...
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Check Your...

Women have fought to vote, get a credit card in their name, receive an Ivy League education and to even wear pants. Purchasing a gun, the greatest...
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