-NBS NEWS-
Market Registration Remains Open for the 2021 Fall Semi-Annual Market
Registration is still open for the 2021 Fall Semi-Annual Market being held from August 23-25, 2021, in Fort Worth, Texas. If you plan to attend the Market, please log in to either the NBS Member Website or the NBS Vendor Website now to register.
-NEW MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENT-
MB2 Sports from Olathe, Kansas, Joins the NBS Family!
We are excited to welcome MB2 Sports to the NBS Family! MB2 Sports is a team athletic dealer located in Olathe, Kansas. Please help us welcome our new Member and we look forward to seeing them at our upcoming athletic markets. To learn more about MB2 Sports, click here
-MEMBER NEWS-
Fin Feather Fur Outfitters Receives Daniel Defense's NBS Dealer of the Year & Million Dollar Club Awards
Earlier this month, Daniel Defense awarded Fin Feather Fur Outfitters located in Ashland, Ohio, with the Daniel Defense NBS Dealer of the Year Award and Million Dollar Club for 2020 Award. Congratulations to the entire Fin Feather Fur Outfitters team for these accomplishments!
Lancaster Archery Supply Introduces Lancaster Archery Foundation
Lancaster Archery Supply introduces the Lancaster Archery Foundation – a nonprofit organization whose mission is to “provide resources to grow, educate and develop athletes in competitive archery.” According to foundation president Rob Kaufhold, the foundation’s core activities will be to offer scholarship grants to schools with established programs for archery as a competitive sport, and grants to nonprofit clubs and organizations looking to improve their facilities or increase their programming to expand participation in competitive archery. | For More...
-INDUSTRY NEWS-
NSGA's Sports Participation Report Reflects Effects of Pandemic
The effects of COVID-19 are evident in the 64 sports and activities tracked by the NSGA in the 2021 Edition of its Sports Participation In The U.S. Report. The largest increases in participation growth, according to its Total Participation Points (TPP)* measure, were in Wheel Sports (+15.5 percent) and Snow Sports (+4.3 percent). | For More...
April Retail Sales Hold Mostly Steady from March
Retail sales were virtually unchanged from their strong performance a month before and grew dramatically year-over-year in April as the rapidly recovering U.S. economy marked a full year since the coronavirus pandemic shut down most stores during the spring of 2020, according to the National Retail Federation. | For More...
-VENDOR NEWS-
Rapala USA President to Retire
Tom Mackin, president of Rapala USA and executive vice president of distribution and brands in North America for Rapala VMC Corporation, will retire from the company on December 31, 2021. He will be succeeded by Marcus Twidale, who was appointed Mackin’s successor by the Rapala VMC Corporation Board of Directors. | For More...
Vista Outdoor Forms Vista Outdoor Corporate Foundation
Vista Outdoor announced the launch of its Vista Outdoor Corporate Foundation and an accompanying $3 million initial contribution. The Foundation will partner with non-profits that support conservation, outdoor access, and other causes aligned with Vista Outdoor’s Purpose, Vision, and Commitments. | For More...
Hornady Earns Nebraska's Safest Company Award
Hornady is proud to announce they have earned the “Nebraska’s Safest Company” award from the Nebraska Chapter of the National Safety Council. The National Safety Council, Nebraska Chapter, held its annual Celebration of Safety on May 19th, 2021. | For More...
CZG Completes Colt Acquisition
Colt Holding Company LLC announced on May 24, 2021, that CZG, having secured all necessary regulatory approvals from the U.S. and Canadian authorities, has successfully closed its acquisition of 100% of the equity interest in Colt, the parent company of the U.S. firearms manufacturer, Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC as well as its Canadian subsidiary, Colt Canada Corporation. | For More...
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Do You Know Any Independent Retailers That Would Be a Good Fit For NBS?
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