Market Registration Now Open for the NBS 2021 Fall Semi-Annual Market
We are excited to announce that registration for the NBS 2021 Fall Semi-Annual Market is now open! This Market will be held from August 23-25, 2021, at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas. If you plan to attend that Market, please log in to either the NBS Member Website or the NBS Vendor Website now to register. To view the current schedule of events, click here.
NBS Announces Dates for the NBS 2022 Winter Specialty Market
We are excited to announce that we are moving forward with hosting a physical market for our upcoming 2022 Winter Specialty Market. The Market will be held from January 13-15, 2022, at the Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center in Aurora, Colorado! Market registration will open in October 2021 and we will share more information as October approaches.
Corey Thornton Joins NBS as Product Development Manager
We are excited to announce that Corey Thornton has joined the NBS Merchandising team as our new Product Development Manager. Corey's primary role will be managing and growing the NBS Exclusive Brands program. Before joining NBS, Corey spent three years with Fleet Farm Inc. as a Senior Category Manager for sporting goods apparel, camping, ammunition, and archery. Prior to that, he spent 12 years at Cabela's, which included six different roles and category shifts during his career. To learn more about Corey, click here.
Jack's Sporting Goods & Hardware from Camdenton, Missouri, Joins NBS!
We are excited to welcome Jack's Sporting Goods & Hardware to the NBS Family! Jack's Sporting Goods & Hardware is an outdoor sporting goods and athletic retailer located in Camdenton, Missouri. They primarily participate in the hunting, camping, firearm, ammunition, fishing, water sports, and team and retail athletic categories. Please help us welcome our new Member and we look forward to seeing them at our upcoming athletic and semi-annual markets. To learn more about Jack's Sporting Goods & Hardware, click here.
Ideal Images (DBA: The Locker Room) from Omaha, Nebraska, Joins NBS!
We are excited to welcome Ideal Images (DBA: The Locker Room) to the NBS Family! The Locker Room is a team and retail athletic dealer located in Omaha, Nebraska. Please help us welcome our new Member and we look forward to seeing them at our upcoming athletic markets. To learn more about The Locker Room, click here.
Pure Fishing Closes Purchase of Plano Synergy; Sells Plano's Accessories Brands to GSM Outdoors
Pure Fishing Inc. announced the close of its purchase of Plano Synergy Holdings Inc. As part of the closing of this purchase, Pure Fishing also announced it had closed the sale of Plano Synergy’s archery and hunting accessories brands to GSM Outdoors. | For More...
Remington Ammunition Reopens Plant in Arkansas
Remington Ammunition, acquired by Vista Outdoor out of bankruptcy proceedings last year, announced a reboot of its Lonoke, AR facility. Remington said hundreds of workers are now working at the facility. | For More...
Arcus Hunting Appoints VP of Sales
Arcus Hunting announced the appointment of John-Paul (JP) Fischer to the position of vice president of sales. Fischer will be responsible for setting strategic direction while leading all sales planning and execution for the Tink’s, Dead Down Wind, Ramcat, Trophy Taker, and Rack One brands. | For More...
Registration Now Open for the NSSF 2021 Range-Reatiler Business Expo
NSSF is excited to announce that registration for the 2021 Range-Retailer Business Expo taking place from July 12-14, in West Palm Beach, Florida, is now open. This 3-day event is dedicated to helping you succeed and its intimate setting encourages an open exchange of knowledge and offers invaluable networking opportunities. | For More...
Firearm Industry Keeping Safety Top Priority as Families Begin Reuniting
The firearm industry, and those businesses that provide the means of exercising the Second Amendment, are working to ensure new firearm owners are welcomed, educated, and encouraged to practice safe storage and handling of their new purchases. | For More...
USA Archery Sees Record Membership Growth to Start 2021
USA Archery had its largest membership gain for a monthly period in many years in March of 2021. In the first quarter of the year, over 2,000 archers became members of USA Archery, with the largest monthly growth coming in March, when more than 600 archers joined the organization. | For More...
Academy Sports + Outdoors Acquires Redfield Brand from Leupold
Leupold & Stevens, Inc. announced the sale of its Redfield hunting scope brand to Academy Sports + Outdoors. The sale includes the brand rights for the Redfield brand of sports optics. | For More...
New Anglers & How to Keep Them Hooked
It’s not exactly a well-kept secret that after a whole year of life on a pandemic planet, many people have changed their habits and attitudes towards the outdoors. Left with little else to do in many cases, more people than ever have engaged with outdoor activities, opening up new demographics and expanding different ones in many market sectors. | For More...
National Park Visits Climb 37 Percent in March
According to the monthly report from the National Parks Service, visits to national parks totaled 20.6 million in March, up 37 percent from 15.1 million in March 2020 as the pandemic emerged. Total visits for the first three months of the year reached 45.95 million, up 5.6 percent from 43.5 million a year ago. | For More...
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!