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NBS Insider: May 26, 2020
Posted 5/26/2020: NBS Insider: New Form 4473, Fitness Industry Soars, Hunting Fever, Cancelled Events, Marketing Tips, & More! || ATF Announces Release of New Form 4473 - NSSF is pleased to announce that ATF is set to release its newest version of the Form 4473. The Form 4473 is used by all Federal Firearm License (FFL) holders to record pertinent information from persons seeking to purchase a firearm or firearms prior to the FFL performing a background check via the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) or state-approved point-of-contact law enforcement agency. See more >
NBS Insider: May 12, 2020
Posted 5/12/2020: NBS Insider: Sporting Goods Sales Surge, Firearm Background Checks, Shopping Trends, Google vs. Amazon, Facebook Milestone, & More! || How COVID-19 is Impacting the Outdoor Recreation Industry - The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) surveyed its member trade associations representing over 100,000 businesses from the RV, camp, boat, hunt & fish, and bike categories about the impact each organization and member companies have experienced during the pandemic. See more >
NBS Insider: April 28, 2020
Posted 4/28/2020: NBS Insider: Economic Relief Bill, March Retail Sales, ICAST 2020 Cancelled, Firearm Sale Trends, Vendor News, & More || President Trump Signs $484 Billion Economic Relief Bill - Last week, President Trump signed a $484 billion Coronavirus economic relief package to aid small businesses, hospitals, and more during this crisis. As part of the measure, $370 billion will be used to aid small businesses with payroll amid temporary closures to reduce the spread of the virus. With the $370 billion, $310 billion will be allocated to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) providing small business loans to potentially be forgiven, while $60 billion will be allocated to the Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster assistance loans and grants. See more >
NBS Insider: April 14, 2020
Posted 4/14/2020 - NBS Insider: COVID-19 Affects on Shooting Industry, Outdoor Retailer Cancelled, ICAST Still On Schedule, Vendors Donate Supplies, & More! || Hurry Up & Wait? Why Relief to Small Businesses Has Lagged - Speed is of the essence if a federal relief program for small businesses is going to be effective in combating the damage wrought by the coronavirus lockdowns. Yet, days into the program, many Main Street businesses are still waiting for the cash infusion necessary to stay alive. See more >
NBS Insider: March 31, 2020
Posted 3/31/2020: NBS Insider: COVID-19 Info & Resources, NBS Operations, Champion Firearms Joins NBS, Firearm Industry Designations, & More! || NBS Creates COVID-19 Small Business Information & Resource Page - NBS has created a COVID-19 Small Business Information and Resource Page located on the home page of our NBS website. We have compiled a collection of general business resources, SBA (U.S. Small Business Administration) resources and industry resources to keep you up to speed on where you can seek guidance and help if needed. See more >
NBS Insider: March 18, 2020
Posted 3/18/2020: NBS Insider: Coronavirus Impacts, Dick's, Modell's Bankruptcy, NRA Annual Meeting Cancelled, S&W, & More! || It's Not Just Toilet Paper: People Line Up to Buy Guns & Ammo Over Coronavirus Concerns - As hysteria surrounding the Coronavirus drives some to stockpile groceries and toilet paper in case they're quarantined, it's also causing many to worry about a shortage of gun supplies, which is driving up demand and leading to long lines at suppliers. See more >
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