Shooting Ranges in the US: Market Research Report

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Shooting Ranges Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Sports & Recreation | Jun 2015

Off target: Industry growth will slow as fears of stricter gun regulations subside

The Shooting Ranges 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.

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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

Over the past five years, the Shooting Ranges industry has rapidly recovered from the recession due to heightened enthusiasm for firearms fueled by fears of stricter gun control in the wake of several high-profile shootings. For example, gun and ammunition sales surged following tragedies in Aurora, CA, and Newton, CT, driving demand for shooting ranges from consumers who purchased firearms ahead of anticipated gun control measures. Such legislation never materialized at the federal level, however, and demand for industry services has begun to normalize, declining from its 2012 surge but nonetheless remaining high. Consequently, industry revenue will grow at a slower pace in the next five years.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The Shooting Ranges industry is highly fragmented. The establishment, employment and revenue distribution is typically highly correlated with the US population. Additionally, there are several types of shooting ranges that cater to different classes of firearms and meet various needs; therefore, they are located in different areas. Indoor facilities are usually in urban areas while outdoor ranges are typically located in less-populated areas. Indoor facilities can be relatively small and outdoor ranges can cover many acres.

A major determinant of shooting range location is gun legislation, which varies state by state... purchase to read more


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What is the Shooting Ranges Industry?

This industry provides indoor and outdoor targets for firing weapons, which may include handguns, shotguns, rifles and other arms. Handgun ranges typically have their own indoor stations, while rifles can be shot at disks and a variety of other targets.

Industry Products
Handgun shootingRifle shootingClay target shooting
Industry Activities
Providing target practice Providing shooting lessonsProviding gun rentalsProviding protective equipment rentals

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