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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

The Gun & Ammunition Stores market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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 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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