NASGW Launches New SCOPE Tools and Features Next Week

Posted by NASGW on Apr 6, 2021 10:56:04 AM

National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW) is continuing to help the industry stay ahead of the curve. In our wild and unpredictable world, data and the evolving SCOPE suite offer manufacturers and distributors a steady stream of reliable information. And next week – a new chapter begins.

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Winter Storm Delays Firearm Shipments, According to SCOPE Data

Posted by NASGW on Mar 16, 2021 8:00:00 AM

In the shooting sports industry, the year 2021 started the same way 2020 ended – at maximum sales and production. All of our members at NASGW have been producing, shipping, and selling as much as possible to meet the unprecedented demand. But toward the end of February, something was off. Judging by the NASGW SCOPE DLX (Distributor Link Exchange) report, firearm shipments had dropped off, down to the numbers we were seeing at this time last year.

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When is the Shooting Sports Industry Shift Coming? SCOPE DLX Will Be the First to Answer

Posted by NASGW on Mar 3, 2021 11:39:13 AM

2020 was a whirlwind of a year for many reasons – the boom of the shooting sports industry being one of them. According to latest NICS data, this record-breaking year saw more than 21 million background checks for the sale of firearms – a 60 percent increase over 2019. It’s also estimated that 8.4 million people bought a firearm for the very first time in 2020, creating a new, more diverse customer base for manufacturers.

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The Top FAQs for the SCOPE Shooting Industry Data Platform

Posted by NASGW on Feb 8, 2021 10:49:00 AM

As the NASGW SCOPE data platform continues to grow and expand, many things have changed. What was once a single data source platform is now four different tools with multiple data sources. With a couple of these tools set to launch this year, it's left many people asking questions to better understand what SCOPE is. NASGW compiled a list of the top FAQs they continually hear in conversations with members and people around the shootings sports industry.

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5 Ways SCOPE Can Help Your Business

Posted by NASGW on Jan 19, 2021 8:00:00 AM

The shooting sports industry is evolving with advancing technologies. Data is becoming a crucial component of decision-making for businesses. The possibilities of utilizing big data are endless, and many industries have exceeded the shooting sports industry in ways they use data.

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Breaking Down the SCOPE Suite of Tools

Posted by NASGW on Jan 6, 2021 10:00:00 AM

The shooting sports industry’s leading data platform is about to get a whole lot better in 2021, and the National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW) is excited to share some more details about what is to come. When the NASGW originally set out to create a data platform, the focus was on providing wholesale members a way to easily share reports with their manufacturing partners as well as a reporting tool for manufacturers to evaluate their performance against the rest of the industry. The more users and NASGW's development team dug into the data, the more everyone realized just how beneficial it could be.

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Celerant Technology Expands Partnerships with Distribution

Posted by Celerant on Aug 11, 2020 3:47:30 PM

Celerant Technology has supported the outdoor and firearms industry since 1999 with innovative retail software, enabling FFL dealers to expand their business both in store and online. As a preferred software provider for the NASGW, NSSF and NRA, Celerant supports firearm dealers through mobile point of sale and kiosks, eCommerce, curbside pickup, endless aisles, distributor integrations, A&D/e4473, range management, membership management, marketplaces, digital marketing and more. To help dealers be more competitive and operate more efficiently, Celerant has integrated their software solution with many leading 3rd-party solutions in the firearms industry.

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Wholesaler Shipments Remain Strong

Posted by Easton Kuboushek on Apr 28, 2020 11:15:00 AM

After eight weeks of COVID-19 shutdowns across the nation, sales and shipments from wholesalers to retailers continue to be very strong compared to the previous year and the 3-year average. Firearms and ammunition have now had 8 weeks of very strong numbers with optics spiking over the last two weeks. 

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Forces to Provide Market Insights to Firearm Dealers Through SCOPE CLX

Posted by Celerent on Apr 6, 2020 11:58:00 AM

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The Soaring Ammunition Market and a Record Week for Distributors

Posted by Easton Kuboushek on Apr 1, 2020 12:31:00 PM

As we pass the 15-day mark, in the U.S.'s Flattening the COVID-19 Curve timeline, the National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW) SCOPE data platform reports another record week in firearms and ammunition shipments. Ammunition sales nearly doubled for the week ending March 21. When we look at year-to-date (YTD) numbers for 2020, ammunition sales are up 49% compared to the three-year average (3YR AVG), and 188% and the week-over-week, growing from $9.9m to $18.6m.

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