Umarex presents a world premiere and launches a new trade fair concept
Will everything be new? Almost. In March, Umarex GmbH & Co. KG will present more than 150 new and... Read more
DAILY REPORT HIT SHOW 2018
Saturday, 10th February 2018
ITALY WILL BE HOSTING THE NEXT TEB (TROPHY EVALUATION BOARD). THE ANNOUNCEMENT DURING THE CIC ITALIAN DELEGATION MEETING
The annual meeting of the Italian Delegation... Read more
HIT SHOW 2018
FROM EARLY MORNING, LARGE FLOW OF PUBLIC AT THE INTERNATIONAL HUNTING, TARGET SPORTS, INDIVIDUAL PROTECTION AND HUNTING DOG SHOW
Fiera di Vicenza, 10th - 12th February 2018
The green light this morning for... Read more
Rounding out a heavy show schedule to kick off the new year, Sellmark Corporation recently announced plans to exhibit at IWA Outdoor Classics 2018, in Nuremburg, Germany, scheduled for March... Read more
A Home-Run Lineup of 2018 SHOT Show Retailer Education
By John McNamara, NSSF Senior Director, Retailer Services
As the Senior Director of Retailer Services for NSSF, I and my team spend months... Read more
Alien Gear Holsters has initiated a nationwide (America) dealer program to offer holsters in brick-and-mortar retail environments in every state.
The program marks a transition in the brand's once-solely online business... Read more
UK-based company Edgar Brothers has appointed Robert Dunlea-Jones from Cheshire as their new field sales manager for northern England and Scotland.
Rob joins Edgar Brothers from a sales management background and... Read more
David Blenker has been promoted to chief executive officer (CEO) of Taurus Holdings and its subsidiaries. Taurus USA encompasses the popular Taurus, Rossi, and Heritage Manufacturing product lines.
Blenker has spent... Read more
Sellmark Corporation’s CEO, Dianna Sellers, is being honored as one of the Fort Worth Business Press’ “Great Women of Texas”.
With Sellers at the helm, the Mansfield-based optics company has seen... Read more
The New Eley Hawk 2018 113th limited edition shooter's diary is now available to order directly from Eley Hawk and will be available this week in gun shops around the UK.
The... Read more
NovX enters the industry with the Don Coffey Company representing its recently introduced ammunition line.
On the heels of one of the most innovative announcements in the history of ammunition, with... Read more
To increase its service level to customers, Bering Optics has established a Service and Repair Lab in Huntington Beach, California. Opened in June, the facility is equipped with advanced testing... Read more
Kahr Firearms Group (KFG) has promoted Jodi DePorter to director of marketing for the firearms group. DePorter will assume her new duties beginning October 1, 2017.
DePorter had recently been the... Read more
Top UK-based shooting distributor John Rothery Wholesale has released its 2017 Trade Catalogue.
The catalogue is packed full of best selling products and brands available in the UK Country Sports market.
Thanks... Read more
Cult New Zealand hunting and outdoor clothing brand Swazi Apparel has recently established five new authorised retailers, in addition to their two existing longstanding retailers; strategically placed across the UK... Read more
ELEY Ltd, the leader in premium rimfire .22LR manufacturing, has made significant investments in .22LR rimfire benchrest and competition segments within the USA.
ELEY has partnered with American Rimfire Association (ARA)... Read more
Le Chameau has proudly announced the launch of its first global brand campaign. The purpose of the campaign is to encourage people to enjoy an even better experience outdoors as... Read more
Sporting rifle manufacturer Stag Arms has been bought by White Wolf Capital LLC, a private investment firm.
White Wolf focuses on management buyouts, recapitalizations and investments in leading middle market companies... Read more
In a bid to reduce the number of illegal firearms in the country, Australia will be introducing a three-month gun amnesty.
The Justice Minister for Australia, Michael Keenan, said that from... Read more
American company Hodgdon has named Steven M. Kehrwald as its new president and CEO. Kehrwald will be the third president and CEO in the company’s 70-year history.
Kehrwald has a long... Read more
O.F. Mossberg and Sons, Inc., America’s oldest family-owned and operated firearms manufacturer, has announced the transition to a dedicated sales force, effective July 28, 2017.
Over the next few months, Mossberg... Read more
With the continued success of Hawke Sport Optics as one of the fastest growing optics brands in the US market, the company has strengthened its operation with the appointment of... Read more
Gene Lumsden and Partners have announced that Rick Hanke will be the chief executive officer and president of Legacy Sports International and Reno Cerakote & Hydrographics.
Legacy Sports International brand portfolio... Read more
At its April meeting, the Archery Trade Association’s board of directors adopted a bylaws change that impacts which archery equipment can be displayed or advertised at the ATA Trade Show.... Read more
Success for the nature and outdoor activity Festival organized at Grosseto (2nd-4th June) by GFI, a subsidiary of Italian Exhibition Group, with the participation of Grossetofiere and CNCN
Game Fair, an... Read more
Pete Brownell has been elected president of the National Rifle Association.
An NRA Life Member since birth, Brownell is the chief executive officer of the family-owned firearm and firearm accessory retailer... Read more
Newly-formed optics company Styrka has selected More & Molloy to represent its growing line of high-quality optics in 13 Western States of America.
"More & Molloy are a dedicated member of... Read more
Flint River Armory (FRA), designer and manufacturer of the innovative CSA45 pistol-caliber weapons system, has teamed up with Blue August LLC for media and public relations needs.
Blue August will assist... Read more
Kahr Firearms Group is proud to announce a sponsorship agreement with John ‘Tig’ Tiegen. As a sponsorf Kahr Firearms Group, Tiegen will serve as a representative of the brands to... Read more
Leading UK-based airgun manufacturer Air Arms has undergone a major overhaul of its website.
The new site sports a black, white and grey layout featuring Air Arms’ iconic red and blue... Read more
Bevin Lesueur will take over Umarex’s market support for the UK and Ireland as area sales manager.
In order to do justice to the huge significance of the markets in the... Read more
Anthony ‘Trigger’ Alborough-Tregear has been appointed as managing director of Westley Richards & Co Ltd.
Following the death of Westley Richards’ managing director Simon Clode in December last year, his right-hand... Read more
UK-based gun-care specialist Napier of London has created Napier of London New Zealand Ltd to directly serve the New Zealand industry.
The company will run out of Hawkes Bay and products... Read more
Outdoor hunting and fishing manufacturer Flambeau Outdoors has restructured its eastern US sales force by partnering with established agencies Dunkin-Lewis, Inc., and Thomas F Gowen & Sons.
“Flambeau was founded in... Read more
Experienced trade journalist and keen outdoorsman Rob Smith has taken over the editorship of Gun Trade World magazine.
Rob has a wealth of knowledge of the international trade sector and... Read more
American fishing and hunting outdoor retail chain Bass Pro Shops has reached a deal to acquire its biggest competitor Cabela’s after months of speculation.
The deal is said to be worth... Read more
Specialist New Zealand manufacturer Hardy Rifle Engineering has released a full range of match-grade barrels and is looking for distributors keen to take them on.
Hardy Rifle Engineering has been fortunate... Read more
Spanish gunmaker Grulla Armas has been growing rapidly in the USA in recent years but is now keen to expand even further.The firm, formed in 1932 by five gunmakers in... Read more
Plano Synergy Holdings, a leading manufacturer of hunting, fishing and outdoor-related products, has acquired No Limit Archery.
The firm designs and manufactures high-performance broadheads and speciality release aids and is mainly... Read more
The start of series of measures to phase in non-lead ammunition use in the US state of California has begun.
The first rules – when hunting on all California Department of... Read more
Media reports suggest that legendary gun name Colt is on the brink of bankruptcy.As other major names like Smith & Wesson, Sturm, Ruger and Freedom Group (which includes Remington), have... Read more
One-time Remington engineers, who decided not to relocate when the company moved its R&D facility last year, have set up their own cartridge and gun-accessories business.
The North Carolina-based Remington Arms... Read more
After four intensive trade fair days in early March, NürnbergMesse, the organiser of the shooting and hunting event, IWA OutdoorClassics, pronounced it a resounding success.
The opening of this year’s event... Read more
After a year of stability and returning to normal, all the signs are pointing to a stronger gun trade for the coming year.
With first-quarter results in from many companies and... Read more
SHOT Show 2015 was the second-biggest ever. But that doesn’t mean it was the second best, says Chris Dolnack, National Shooting Sports Foundation’s senior vice-president and chief marketing officer.
If you... Read more
If you’re serious about international trade and looking to increase your presence across Europe then there’s only one show to be at, IWA in Nuremberg, Germany. Gun Trade World gives... Read more
Outdoor Sports Sales director Sven van den Heuvel has recently welcomed Jaime Ternero to his team as new international sales manager. This appointment follows the consistent growth of OSS, achieved... Read more
Following the successful step of a new positioning in Nuremberg last March, Enforce Tac will again be staged at the NürnbergMesse in the two days leading up to the IWA... Read more