-MEMBER NEWS-
NSSF Blog: Behind the Firing Line with The Heritage Guild
The expansive facility of The Heritage Guild in Easton, Pennsylvania, encompasses more than 20,000 square feet. A large retail store carries an inventory of nearly 3,000 firearms, as well as more than 100 rentals. There are four separate firing ranges: a 10-lane 50-foot bay; an eight-lane 75-foot tactical bay; a six-lane 75-foot rifle range; and a five-lane 50-foot bay. As an NSSF Five-Star range, the facility meets best practices standards for its state-of-the-art design. | For More...
Two NBS Members Named to NSGA Verified Independent Dealer Program
The National Sporting Goods Association (NSGA) has awarded four retailers with Verified Independent Dealer status, and two of those retailers are NBS Members. Congratulations to AMGC Sports (North Attleboro, MA) and California Pro Sports (Harbor City, CA) on being recognized as a premier independent retailer by NSGA. This program rewards independent retailers who provide their communities with excellent service and satisfaction, among other criteria. | For More...
-NBS NEWS-
NBS Contact Information Update
Our NBS Marketing Coordinator, Morgan, recently got married and has updated her contact information to reflect her recent name change from Morgan Knapp to Morgan Hobbs. Please take a few minutes to update her email to mhobbs@nbs.com.
-INDUSTRY NEWS-
Presidential Proclamation on 2019 National Hunting & Fishing Day
The 2019 National Hunting and Fishing Day was on Saturday, September 28. A presidential proclamation was issued stating that "On National Hunting and Fishing Day, we celebrate their stewardship of the natural world, their contributions to our thriving economy, and America’s abundant natural resources and beauty." | For More...
New Report Reaffirms Outdoor Recreation's Role as a Significant Economic Driver
Newly released economic data on the national and, for the first time ever, state levels reinforce what the outdoor recreation industry has long believed: Outdoor recreation is a powerful driver of national and local economies and it is growing faster than the U.S. economy as a whole. | For More...
-VENDOR NEWS-
Mossy Oak's Bill Sugg Inducted Into Legends of the Outdoors Hall of Fame
Mossy Oak president, Bill Sugg was recently inducted into the Legends of the Outdoors Hall of Fame as a member of the 2019 class. This makes Sugg the fourth member of the Mossy Oak family to be added to one of the most accomplished groups of men and women of the outdoors. | For More...
Colt Halts Production of AR-15
Colt Manufacturing recently announced that it is suspending production of military-style weapons for civilian use, including the popular AR-15. Colt’s president and CEO Dennis Veilleux attributed the shift to changes in consumer demand and a market already saturated with similar weapons. | For More...
Adams Arms Announces New President
Adams Arms has announced that Jason East has been promoted to the role of President. In his new role as President, East will lead all aspects of day to day operations of the company including manufacturing, operations, finance, sales and marketing, engineering and supply chain management. | For More...
-MARKETING & SOCIAL MEDIA-
The 5 Cardinal Sings of Posting Hunting & Fishing Content on Social Media
Do you or your company post outdoor experiences on social media? If so, here are the 5 things that you need to look out for (and avoid doing yourself) in the crazy world of outdoor social media. | For More...
-FIREARMS & RANGES-
Blog: Five Steps You Must Take Today to Defend Your Gun Rights
To put things in perspective, the highly debated number of gun laws currently in the U.S. ( federal , state and local) range from a low of about 300 to upwards of 20,000 according to a study by the Brookings Institution Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy. Here are a few of the ways and steps to take to fight off uneducated attacks against  gun  ownership. | For More...
Study on Indoor Range Use Reveals New Insights into Target Shooter Habits & Preferences
A report for the National Shooting Sports Foundation shows that approximately 38 percent of all U.S. firearm owners shot at an indoor shooting range at least once in the past year, among other new findings. | For More...
-HUNTING-
Video: Selling Waterfowl Equipment Can Increase Your Profits
Serious waterfowl hunters keep track of waterfowl migration long before the hunting season starts. For them waterfowl hunting is year-round, not just a season and the same holds true for the waterfowl retailer. Preparing your customers for waterfowl hunting should be year-round, not just a few months before opening day. | For More...
-FISHING-
How Moon Phase Affects Fishing Success
Talk to enough guys who make their living connecting anglers to fish about the effect of moon phase on fishing, and a clear pattern emerges: There is no pattern. | For More...
-NEW MEMBER RECRUITING-
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, please contact Julie Cerza in the NBS Office at 817-605-2212 or by email at jcerza@nbs.com .
-NBS OUTDOOR MAGAZINE-
Fall 2019 Edition Available Now!
Click the magazine cover to view the digital version of the Fall 2019 edition of the quarterly NBS Outdoor Magazine. For more information on how you can be a part of the NBS Outdoor Magazine, please contact Steve Baker with Required Team Gear via email at steveb@requiredteamgear.com .   
-CRASH'S CORNER-
3 Times When Procrastination Can Be Good
When used correctly, procrastination can be a helpful business tool, yet it’s often untapped. Some claim that they have used its positive attributes to grow their careers and their companies with these three tactics. | For More...
10 Reasons You Can't Be Afraid to Experiment & Fail With Your Content
The fear of failure is something that affects everyone at some point in their lives. While sometimes it’s healthy and helps people to do their best, at other times it’s a crippling problem that prevents them from trying new things. | For More...
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-SEND US YOUR STUFF-
If your company has news or information to share with NBS, contact Catherine Rash via email at crash@nbs.com or via phone at 817-605-2223.