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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 | Feb 2014

Lock and load: Industry growth was bolstered by looming regulations, but will temper 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 09-14
10.6%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
30,198
Businesses
7,410
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 Investment Chapter

The Gun and Ammunition Stores industry is service oriented and relies on a wide product portfolio, as well as in depth knowledge of firearms rather than the capabilities of heavy equipment. This is particularly the case despite mounting competition from online retailers. Knowledgeable staff members offer gun shops a competitive advantage in customer service. As a result, wages comprise a larger cost segment for the industry, at 20.8% of revenue, while depreciation only accounts for a small portion of revenue (3.8%). Start-up expenses are largely limited to gun and ammunition purchases as well as specialized cleaning tools. For gun shops, properly maintaining and cleaning their firearms is essential for extending the useful life of their products... 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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