-NBS NEWS-
NBS to Exhibit at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market
We are excited to announce that NBS will be exhibiting at the upcoming Outdoor Retailer Summer Market from August 10-12, 2021, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. We will be in booth 48037-UL located on the upper level of the convention center.| For More...
Register Now for the 2021 Fall Semi-Annual Market
If you haven't already registered for the 2021 Fall Semi-Annual Market being held from August 23-25, 2021, in Fort Worth, Texas, make sure you do so as soon as possible. The hotel reservation deadline has already passed and the badge registration deadline is rapidly approaching. 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 ANNOUNCEMENTS-
SPI Guns from Hinesville, Georgia, Joins the NBS Family!
We are excited to welcome SPI Guns to the NBS Family! SPI Guns is a shooting sports specialty retailer located in Hinesville, Georgia. They primarily carry firearms, ammunition, magazines, and shooting accessories. Please help us welcome our new Member and we look forward to seeing them at our upcoming markets. To learn more about SPI Guns, click here.
Western Recreation Industries from Poncha Springs, Colorado, Joins the NBS Family!
We are excited to welcome Western Recreation Industries (AKA Western Archery / AKA Colorado Outpost) to the NBS Family! Western Recreation Industries is an archery specialty retailer located in Poncha Springs, Colorado. They specialize in archery equipment and accessories and they also carry a variety of hunting and outdoor equipment. Please help us welcome our new Member and we look forward to seeing them at our upcoming markets. To learn more about Western Recreation Industries, click here.
-INDUSTRY NEWS-
American Express Commits More Than $100 Million to Inspire Consumers to Support Small Businesses Globally
American Express announced that it is launching its new “Let’s Go Shop Small” campaign with a more than $100 million commitment to inspire consumers to support small businesses globally through its year-round Shop Small campaign. As part of its year-round Shop Small movement, the new campaign builds on its commitment last year to help further encourage U.S. consumers to Shop Small to support local businesses as they continue to recover. | For More...
NRF Reports June Retail Sales Increase
Retail sales rose in June, seeing both a monthly increase and the first year-over-year gain since early 2021 as more retailers and other businesses closed by the pandemic reopened, but continued outbreaks remain a threat, the National Retail Federation said. | For More...
NRF Predicts Record Back-to-School Selling
Consumers plan to spend record amounts for school and college supplies as families and students return to in-person classrooms this fall, according to the annual survey* released by The National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. | For More...
-VENDOR NEWS-
Hoyt Archery Announces Zak Kurtzhals as Company President
Hoyt Archery recently announced that Zak Kurtzhals (above) has been named the new company president. Currently Hoyt’s VP of Operations, Kurtzhals will succeed Randy Walk effective July 19, 2021. | For More...
Liberty Safe to be Sold to PE Firm
Compass Diversified announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its majority-owned subsidiary, Liberty Safe Holding Corporation, the parent company of Liberty Safe and Security Products, Inc., to an affiliate of Monomoy Capital Partners, a middle-market private investment firm. | For More...
Rossignol Group Appoints Category Manager, North America
Rossignol Group announced that Jeff Courter was hired as Rossignol Nordic category manager, North America. Courter will oversee Rossignol’s Nordic business in North America and work with its regional and global sales, marketing, and commercial teams to drive category growth in the U.S. and Canada. | For More...
-MARKETING & SOCIAL MEDIA-
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-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, contact Julie Cerza via phone at 817-605-2212 or via email at jcerza@nbs.com.
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Contact Catherine Rash via email at crash@nbs.com or via phone at 817-605-2223 to share your company's information with NBS!