-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. If you're going to Outdoor Retailer, make sure you come visit us! | For More...
Save the Dates: NBS Announces Dates for the 2021 Fall Athletic Market
We are excited to announce that our NBS 2021 Fall Athletic Market will be held from November 4-5, 2021, at the Oklahoma City Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma! Keep an eye out on your email inboxes as Market Registration will open soon. We look forward to seeing our Athletic Members and Vendor Partners back in Oklahoma City!
Badge Registration Deadline Approaching 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 badge registration deadline is Friday, August 13. 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-
Lock Stock & Barrel Sporting Goods from Everett, Pennsylvania, Joins the NBS Family!
We are excited to welcome Lock Stock & Barrel Sporting Goods to the NBS Family! Lock Stock & Barrel Sporting Goods is a shooting sports specialty retailer located in Everett, Pennsylvania. They carry a variety of firearms, ammunition, and shooting accessories. Please help us welcome our new Member and we look forward to seeing them at our upcoming markets.
Farm King Supply from Macomb, Illinois, Joins the NBS Family!
We are excited to welcome Farm King Supply to the NBS Family! Farm King Supply is a multi-store farm and ranch business with a heavy emphasis in sporting goods. They have six locations, five in Illinois and one in Iowa, with their headquarters located in Macomb, Illinois. Please help us welcome our new Member and we look forward to seeing them at our upcoming markets. To learn more about Farm King Supply, click here.
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NSSF Welcomes U.S. Senate Introduction of FFL Protection Act
NSSF welcomes and fully supports U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham’s (R-S.C.) introduction of S. 2449, the Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act. The legislation would strengthen and enhance criminal penalties for thefts of firearms from federally licensed firearm retailers (FFLs). This legislation is a clear message to those violent criminals engaging in criminal activities that target firearm retailers for theft and robberies that community safety is a national priority. | For More...
Millions of New Gun Owners Will Join in the Fun of National Shooting Sports Month in August
America’s millions of first-time firearm owners will find National Shooting Sports Month in August a great time to enjoy using their new firearms, whether in a training course, competition or simply having fun shooting targets with friends. NSSF estimates 8.4 million people purchased their first firearm last year, with many of them being non-traditional buyers. | For More...
Firearm Industry Surpasses $14 Billion in Pittman-Robertson Excise Tax Contributions for Conservation
NSSF marked a milestone achievement when firearm and ammunition manufacturers topped $14.1 billion in contributions to the Wildlife Restoration Trust Fund since its inception in 1937. | For More...
-INDUSTRY NEWS-
2022 ATA Trade Show to Feature First Tournament in Show History
The 2022 USA Archery 25 Meter Shootout tournament will be held on Friday, January 7, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, January 8, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. in South Wing C of the Kentucky Exposition Center. The space can accommodate 70 targets and 300 shooters. The event will feature a unique 25-meter shooting distance and will be World Archery certified so participants have a chance to break world records. | For More...
NICS Firearms Background Checks Drop in July
The July 2021 NSSF-adjusted National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) decreased 30.1 percent in July against a surge in the early months of the pandemic. The July 2021 figures were still the second strongest for the month on record, surpassed only by July 2020. | For More...
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NPD Sees Robust Athletic Footwear & Activewear Sales in First Six Months of 2021
Athletic footwear sales for the first six months of 2021 grew more than 35 percent versus 2020 and about 23 percent versus 2019, according to a first-half recap report from NPD Group’s Matt Powell, VP senior industry advisor. | For More...
-VENDOR NEWS-
Leupold to Break Ground on New Product Distribution Center
Leupold & Stevens is pleased to announce that it will soon begin construction on a new Distribution Center, to be located on the company’s Beaverton, Ore., property. Leupold will break ground on the new Distribution Center on Wednesday, August 4. | For More...
frogg toggs Acquires Insights Outdoors
frogg toggs has acquired Alabama-based hunting and fishing gear company Insight Outdoors. The acquisition enhances frogg toggs’ existing product lines by expanding its current offerings to add hunting and fishing bags and packs. | For More...
-OLYMPIC GAMES-
Six Olympic Medals for USA Shooting Marks Best Performance Since 1964
USA Shooting earned a grand total of six medals at the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, making this their best performance at the Games since the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. | For More...
Ski Mountaineering Added to the Milano Cortina 2026 Sports Program
The IOC Executive Board (EB), in its meeting in June, decided to forward to the IOC Session the proposal of the Organising Committee for the Olympic Winter Games Milano Cortina 2026. | For More...
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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!