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Springfield Armory Cuts Ties with Dick's Sporting Goods
Posted 5/4/18: On Thursday, May 3, Springfield Armory announced that they are parting ways with Dick's because of differences in opinions on gun rights, specifically denying Americans their fundamental rights under the Second Amendment. See more >
AcuSport Files Bankruptcy & Reorganization Plan, Signs Ellett Brothers Asset Purchase Deal
Posted 5/3/18: AcuSport Corporation, a distributor of shooting sports products, announced on May 1, 2018, that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement with Ellett Brothers, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of United Sporting Companies, Inc. The asset sale will be made in conjunction with a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code, which AcuSport has filed with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio. See more >
Vista Outdoor Announces Strategic Business Transformation Plan
Posted 5/3/18: Vista Outdoor Inc. announced its strategic business transformation plan, designed to allow the company to focus resources on pursuing growth in its core product categories. The plan is a result of a comprehensive strategic review, which began in November 2017. See more >
Trending Now: Brands and Retailers Building Permanent Live Streaming Studios
Posted 4/25/18: Back when live video was considered the latest trend vs. a core business practice, brands and retailers were hesitant to invest in it. While Brandlive CEO Fritz Brumder felt confident that live streaming would transition from fad to fixture, it made sense that companies were opting to use temporary studios, rather than dedicated permanent spaces, for their broadcasting needs. See more >
Working SHOT Show: Centennial Gun Club
Posted 4/20/18: Centennial Gun Club is a membership-based firearms store, shooting range and training facility located in the suburb of Centennial, Colorado, south of Denver. Since 2012, this facility has offered a complete “Equip-Prepare-Practice” experience that combines an exceptional firearms dealer with a state-of-the-art firing range and outstanding firearms training. See more >
SFIA Member Spotlight - Locally
Posted 4/18/2018: Locally is an innovative company, adapting and responding to the changing consumer in a technology-based, instant world. Those of you who attended our Spring Semi-Annual Market in February might remember introducing Locally to our Members and vendor partners, and they seemed to have garnered much interest. SFIA published an article about Locally featuring commentary from Marc Strella, who may remember from the Market. See more >
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