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

IBISWorld’s Shooting Ranges 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

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 Investment Chapter

The Shooting Ranges industry has a moderate level of capital intensity. Industry operators typically invest $0.25 on capital for every dollar spent on labor. The industry requires labor to perform many activities, including teaching instructional courses, selling and renting guns, operating the premises and maintaining the shooting ranges and equipment, among other duties. However, the industry does require capital investment, including purchase of land, shooting equipment and targets. The industry's capital intensity is not expected to change significantly over the next five years... 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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