Gun & Ammunition Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Gun & Ammunition Stores Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Lifestyle Goods Stores | Oct 2015

Lock and load: Industry growth was bolstered by looming regulations, but will moderate going forward

IBISWorld’s Gun & Ammunition Stores market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Gun and Ammunition Stores industry has grown rapidly during the five years to 2015, driven by a number of national events that raised the possibility of more stringent gun regulations. In the aftermath of high-profile mass shootings such as the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, proposals to ban certain rapid-fire assault rifles and expand background checks encouraged gun enthusiasts to increase their purchases of industry products. Growth is expected to slow in the next five years as the threat of increased regulation subsides, but revenue will rise despite intense competition from department stores, sporting goods shops and other retailers of firearms and ammunition.... 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

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


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What is the Gun & Ammunition Stores Industry?

This 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.

Industry Products
AmmunitionEquipment and accessoriesPistolsRevolversRiflesShotguns
Industry Activities
Retailing pistolsRetailing revolversRetailing riflesRetailing shotgunsRetailing ammunitionRetailing equipment and accessories

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