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Registration Deadlines Approaching for the 2022 Winter Specialty Market in January

Registration deadlines are approaching for the 2022 Winter Specialty Market and we ask that you register now if you have not done so already. The Market will be held January 14-16, 2022, at the Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center in Aurora, Colorado. As a reminder, the deadline for hotel reservations and badge registration is Thursday, December 9, and the exhibit space contract submission deadline is Wednesday, December 1. To download the current schedule of events, click here

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Register Now for the 2022 Spring Semi-Annual Market in February

Registration is open for the 2022 Spring Semi-Annual Market. The Market will be held February 11-14, 2022, at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth Texas. To download the current schedule of events, click here


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Black Sheep Sporting Goods: Making the Mall Magic Again

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Dave and Barbara Knoll bought Silver Lake Mall off U.S. 95 in north Coeur d’Alene earlier this year, and son Brian is the general manager. It is the largest enclosed mall, 330,000 square feet, in North Idaho. It offers a mix of anchors like JoAnn Fabric and Craft, Macy’s, and other strong retail stores including Claire’s and Bath and Body Works, who have been in the shopping mall since it opened in 1989. They’ll be moving their Black Sheep Sporting Goods anchor store from its Government Way site to the former home of JC Penney, which is being remodeled and modernized. | For More...


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Alan Mossberg, Chairman of O.F. Mossberg & Sons Passes Away

On November 6, Alan Mossberg, chairman of O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc., passed away at his home in Tierra Verde, FL. He was 89 years old. “On behalf of the executive team and over 500 U.S.-based employees, we extend our deepest sympathies to Alan’s family during this difficult time,” said Doug Bell, Mossberg’s president and COO. | For More...

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NSSF Free Webinar Series: 2021 Firearm Range/Retailer Compliance Education

Join NSSF on Monday, November 15, at 1 p.m. eastern for the next Retailer/Range Compliance Education session “A Review of Workers’ Compensation Insurance.” In this 30-minute session, Chuck Holdren, President & CEO at SAGE — the leading work comp underwriter for the shooting sports industry, will review the ins and outs of Workers Compensation Insurance and Employers’ Liability Insurance, and help to ensure you and your employees are amply covered. | For More...


NICS Firearms Background Checks Fall 19% in October

The October 2021 NSSF-adjusted National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) decreased 19.3 in October against inflated demand a year ago tied to the pandemic. The NSSF-adjusted figure of 1.43 million is compared to the October 2020 NSSF-adjusted NICS figure of 1.77 million. | For More...

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SIA Releases 2020/2021 Winter Sports Participation Study

Snowsports Industries America (SIA) released its 2020/21 Winter Sports Participation Study* focused on skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, and touring. It highlights a general cumulative view of winter sports participation and demographics on an annual basis and analyzes each winter sport activity. | For More...


What to Expect at ATA 2022

As the 2022 ATA Trade Show nears, excitement levels from attendees, exhibitors, and industry members increase. People are ready to get out, connect with peers, see new products, learn new things and put their businesses in the best place possible to rock 2022. As you prepare to attend the upcoming Show in Louisville, Jan. 7-9, please be aware of new changes. For More...


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Remington Firearms to Locate Global Headquarters, Advanced Facility in LaGrange

Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp announced Remington Firearms (RemArms) will locate its global headquarters and open an advanced manufacturing operation and an R&D center in LaGrange, GA. Through these projects, RemArms will invest $100 million and create 856 jobs over a five-year period in Troup County. | For More...

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GSM Outdoors Acquires Gary Yamamoto Custom Baits

GSM Outdoors recently completed the acquisition of Gary Yamamoto Custom Baits. The company has steadily expanded its core product offerings for hunters and shooters in recent years, and Gary Yamamoto Custom Baits is the organization’s first step into the fishing segment. | For More...


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Adobe Forecasts Record Online Sales, Continues Supply Chain Issues

Adobe expects U.S. holiday sales online to hit $207 billion from November 1 to December 31, setting a record high. This represents a 10 percent increase from 2020, a strong growth rate after a year where the pandemic made e-commerce an essential service. | For More...


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72 Beautiful Instagram Story Templates (& How to Use Them)

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5 Social Media Algorithms Marketers Need to Know About in 2022

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The Top B2C Marketing Trends of 2022


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Do You Know Any Independent Retailers That Would Be a Good Fit for NBS?

In case you are not aware, NBS provides a stipend to those who refer and actively assist in our recruiting effort. For more information, or to discuss possible leads, contact Julie Cerza via phone at 817-605-2212 or via email at jcerza@nbs.com.


Contact Catherine Rash via email at crash@nbs.com or via phone at 817-605-2223 to share your company's information with NBS!