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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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 10-15
1.9%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
14,302
Businesses
2,172
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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Shooting Ranges industry is in the mature phase of its industry live cycle. In the 10 years to 2020, industry value added (IVA), a measure of the industry's contribution to the economy, is forecast to climb at an annualized rate of 3.1%, while GDP grows an annualized 2.5%.Typically, IVA growth greater than that of GDP indicates a growing industry. However, the industry has been able to surpass GDP performance because of the surge in gun enthusiasm following fears of stronger gun control laws.

While the number of industry establishments has increased over the past five years, most have remained focused on local markets. Moreover, the industry has seen little technological change... 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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