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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 can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 10-15
8.9%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
25,609
Businesses
5,753
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 Analysis Chapter

The Gun and Ammunition Stores industry has experienced rapid growth during the five years to 2015, bolstered primarily by concerns regarding security and regulatory oversight. Demand for guns and ammunition is also sensitive to changes in consumer spending and confidence due to the discretionary nature of the products, especially for pricey semiautomatic rifles. Over the past five years, demand for industry products, especially firearms, increased significantly due to fears of new regulations and improved consumer discretionary spending power. However, industry companies did not capture all of this demand as they have been met with fiercer competition from large sporting goods and department stores, tempering industry profitability... 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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