Velocity Outdoors Acquires Ravin Crossbows
Posted 9/5/18: Compass Diversified Holdings (CODI) announced on September 4, 2018, that its subsidiary, Velocity Outdoor Inc., has acquired Ravin Crossbows, LLC for a purchase price of $94 million. Ravin joins the Velocity Outdoor portfolio of leading brands including Crosman and Benjamin Airguns, CenterPoint Archery and Optics, LaserMax, Copperhead, and GameFace Airsoft. See more >
NSSF Names O.F. Mossberg & Son's Joseph Bartozzi as President
Posted 8/23/18: The Board of Governors of the National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association to the firearms industry, today announced that O.F. Mossberg & Son’s Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Joseph Bartozzi, will be the organization’s next President. Bartozzi will assume his new duties Sept. 10, 2018. See more >
Crosman Corporation Announces Formation of Velocity Outdoor
Posted 8/14/18: Crosman Corporation, a subsidiary of Compass Diversified Holdings, LLC, recently announced that its board of directors has approved its holding company’s new name: Velocity Outdoor. The board believes that the new corporate identity better reflects the diverse portfolio of brands currently under the Crosman Corporation umbrella and highlights the company’s strengths in the hunting, shooting and outdoor markets. See more >
Athletic Dealers of America (ADA) to Merge with Nation's Best Sports
Posted 7/11/18: On July 10, 2018, it was announced that ADA and NBS will be merging, effective September 1, 2018. ADA Members voted unanimously to join NBS to build a stronger team dealer organization. This past weekend, NBS and ADA Members attended the ADA/NBS Summer Athletic Market in Jacksonville, Florida where Members from both groups were able to meet and spend time with their new colleagues. Both NBS and ADA are excited about their future as one entity under the NBS identity. See more >
NBS Hosts Fishing Business Development Meetings
Posted 6/25/18: NBS hosted the Fishing Business Development Meetings from June 18-20, 2018, where our Committee Members & Advisors met with dozens of vendors negotiating programs and finding opportunities for the Membership for the upcoming Fall Semi-Annual Market in August. See more >
NBS Hosts Firearms & Ammunition, Shooting Accessories, and Hunting BDMs
Posted 6/18/18: From June 12-14, NBS hosted the Firearms & Ammunition, Shooting Accessories, and Hunting Business Development Meetings at the NBS office in Fort Worth, Texas. See more >