Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
In recent years, gun and ammunition makers have benefited from conflicts abroad and domestic fears about rising crime rates and stricter gun laws. While continued conflict will support revenue growth, demand for the industry's products will slow in light of diminishing concerns. Imports will satisfy a growing portion of domestic demand, rising at a substantial rate over the next five years... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The location of manufacturing establishments is generally influenced by their proximity to major markets, as well as material and supply industries. Manufacturing establishments also tend to be highly correlated with population density. IBISWorld estimates that in 2013 the industry will be concentrated in the Southeast, Great Lakes, Southwest and West regions of the United States, due to their proximity to major supply industries as well as population centers. These regions combined will account for 51.0% of industry establishments.
IBISWorld forecasts that in 2013, the Southeast region will account for an estimated 22.2% of industry establishments. This is the most populous region in the United States... purchase to read more