NASGW Announces $50,000 Donation to NSSF

Posted by NASGW on 6/14/18 4:30 AM
Ankeny, IA (June 14, 2018) – The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW), the association representing shooting sports wholesalers, manufacturers and their trade partners, announced a donation to NSSF's #GUNVOTE program to support industry advocacy efforts to protect our Nation's 2nd Amendment Rights.  
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President's Message: Don't Get Too Lost in The Fishing

Posted by Kenyon Gleason on 6/12/18 1:00 PM

If you're like me, you probably don't spend all your time with a gun in your hands. On occasion, I've been known to pick up a fishing rod. As a kid, it was not uncommon for me to bring a fishing rod with me to the field and take a "long lunch" to fish in the river.

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Hogue Severing Ties with Dick’s Sporting Goods

Posted by NASGW on 6/12/18 12:13 PM

Hogue Inc. stands with its industry partners and has removed Dick’s Sporting Goods and their subsidiary Field & Stream as an authorized dealer of Hogue Inc. products. Dick’s Sporting Goods recently made the decision to halt sales of and destroy their inventory of modern sporting rifles. They no longer offer standard capacity magazines, and now restrict the minimum age of rifle buyers to 21, contradicting the Federal law age of 18. Additionally, they’ve hired lobbyists to argue further gun law restrictions which will directly impact law abiding citizens’ 2nd Amendment rights. 

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NASGW Manufacturers Spotlight: Wholesale Partnerships

Posted by NASGW on 6/11/18 8:12 AM

Partnerships can take on a variety of forms. One of the biggest benefits of membership with NASGW is the partnerships we help foster between wholesalers and manufacturers. Wholesale partnerships are critical to the success of the two-step distribution model and our industry as a whole. They help our manufacturers expand their reach and grow their business while managing inventory levels and challenges that come with logistics. Watch our video to hear some of our manufacturers express how important wholesale partnerships are to them and their businesses. 

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Chairman's Message: Summer Has Arrived

Posted by Brad Burney on 5/29/18 10:52 AM

I hope you all had a great Memorial Day and got out to enjoy the unofficial kickoff to summer. I also hope you took a moment to reflect on the real meaning of this holiday. The BBQs and sunburns are great, but we wouldn't be able to enjoy them without the sacrifice of many.

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How will Export Control Reform (ECR) Affect the Firearms Industry?

Posted by Orchid Advisors on 5/24/18 1:12 PM

The U.S. Departments of State and Commerce have published proposed new "Export Control Reform" rules that, once effective, will transfer export control of semi- and non-automatic firearms, components and related ammunition, including associated technical data, from the International Traffic and Arms Regulations (ITAR) to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).

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SIG SAUER Electro-Optics® Makes $40,000 Donation to Honored American Veterans Afield Organization

Posted by NASGW on 5/14/18 12:50 PM

NEWINGTON, N.H., SIG SAUER Electro-Optics is pleased to announce a $40,000 donation to the Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) organization that was presented at the NRA Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas.

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Planning to Exit?  You Still Need to Plan!

Posted by Growth Strategy Partners on 5/14/18 12:39 PM

Business/strategic plans are not just for starting a business.  Our experience is that they are a key to exiting your business.  If you’re thinking of selling your business in the next one to five years you need to develop a Strategic Exit Plan to help you get your business ready for sale…and help you gain the greatest value for your business.

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President's Message: Fact vs. Fiction

Posted by Kenyon Gleason on 5/11/18 4:48 PM

If you only ever listened to the nightly news on the major networks in this country, you might think the good ol’ USA was quickly on its way to the netherworld. Seriously, I simply can’t stand to watch the news anymore because it’s downright depressing, maddening and frustrating. Thank goodness for alternative media sources.

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Smith & Wesson Donates $30,000 to Honored American Veterans Afield

Posted by NASGW on 5/11/18 3:21 PM

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., – Smith & Wesson Corp. today announced that it has presented Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) with a donation of $30,000 to help fund HAVA-sanctioned hunting and shooting activities for disabled veterans and injured active military personnel.

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