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Tag Archives: 2018 SHOT Show

Welcome to the 40th Anniversary SHOT Show! I don’t know how our staff does it, but each year it seems that the SHOT Show is better than ever,” says NSSF president Steve Sanetti. “This year, we meet respectfully in the shadow of the recent tragedy at Mandalay Bay, with all the special challenges that horrific […]

Central to any FFL’s compliance program is accurate and timely maintenance of the Acquisition and Disposition (A&D) Book (also known as the Bound Book). It is the one document that tells the tale of a firearm’s coming and going from a specific Federal Firearms Licensee’s location, and it is a crucial resource for regular inventory […]

Business expert Robbie Brown explains how other metrics are just as important to your business as your profit off the top. Do profits equal a healthy business? The obvious answer would seem to be “Yes,” but the reality is that profits are not the be-all-end-all of a thriving and sound FFL or range operation. Business […]

This 2018 SHOT Show Retailer Seminar will bring every FFL up to date on this critical component of their business. The National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) has been in existence for nearly 20 years. Even though it’s a well-established system, NICS continues to evolve and grow. Our first Retailer Seminar of the 2018 SHOT […]

Many small businesses are sitting on a wealth of information that can help them improve their business practices, marketing and customer engagement, but few know how to collect and apply that information. Firearms ranges are no exception to this. Thankfully, today we have a number of solutions that can easily harness the customer data around […]

In business, if you’re not on top of the next big thing, you’re two steps (or more) behind everyone else who is. That doesn’t compromise you only on a superficial level, where your customers — especially the growing legions of Millennial and female buyers — think you’re not “hip” enough for them. Indeed, it can […]