Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Guns and Ammunition Stores industry comprises establishments that specialize in retailing guns and ammunition. Industry establishments may also sell a range of equipment and accessories alongside their main product lines. The industry is dominated by small players; the largest retailers of industry products include large sporting goods stores such as Bass Pro Shop, Dick's Sporting Goods and Walmart. Demand for industry establishments is driven by economy-wide trends in unemployment, crime rates, perceptions of safety and perceptions of a potential change in gun laws.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Gun and ammunition stores retail a range of products. Most stores focus on the sale of guns and ammunition, with ancillary equipment and accessories stocked as well.
Long guns are firearms with longer barrels and are designed to be fired while braced against the shoulder. Long guns account for an estimated 30.0% of industry revenue, with rifles being the biggest product category within the segment. Shotguns, which come in a range of sizes and account for about 8.0% of total industry revenue, are used primarily for hunting and are most appropriate for birds or other small game. Shotguns are also used for skeet, trap and clay target shooting... purchase to read more