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All posts by: Kevin Tate

In an upcoming issue of SHOT Business, editor Slaton White talks about the challenges and frustration many in our industry are facing when it comes to hiring, especially those of younger generations. Not only has the concept of having a career that gets you a gold watch and a pension you can live on after […]

Our colleagues at the Hunting Heritage Trust have just announced that a very special pair of engraved Colt 1911s will be the featured firearms of the 2019 SHOT Show Auction. According to the press release issued by the Trust: The names Colt Firearms and American Pistolmiths Guild are synonymous with state-of-the-art engraved Colts. For the […]

As an FFL or range owner, you’ve got a lot on your plate. Inventory, budgets, marketing, staff, taxes, profits, sales and events — it’s the never-ending list of keeping a successful business up and running. Most of those things become routine. You cut paychecks every two weeks. You file federal taxes quarterly. Your inventory orders […]

More and more FFL retailers are attracting new clients, seeing loyal customers increase their visits and increasing profits through the addition of a firearms range to their facilities. It almost seems like a no-brainer: What better way to make a sale than to have a range where folks can try before they buy, experiment with […]

NSSF® is pleased to announce that the 2019 SHOT Show Mobile App is now live and available for download on iPhone, Android and Blackberry products. A one-stop shop for everyone attending the show, the app features real-time show announcements and interactive floor maps that allow buyers and media to instantly connect with the exhibitors they […]

While we have a full learning track of SHOT University devoted to FFL compliance, we know that not everyone can make it into Las Vegas to attend that all-day event. For those who can’t make it to SHOT University, we made room in our roster of Retailer Seminars for three compliance-focused sessions to help anyone […]

Have you noticed the foot traffic in your retail store is slacking off some, noticed your regulars aren’t ponying up to the counter as often as they used to? Heck, maybe the traffic’s just the same, but your clients just aren’t buying like they used to. Is it a sign of the times … or […]