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NBS Insider: November 24, 2020
Posted 11/24/2020: NBS Insider: Small Business Saturday, ATA & OR Online Details, NSSF Releases Firearm Data, Holiday Sales Forecast, & More! || NBS Completes Live Events for Two Virtual Markets in November - Thank you to all our Members and Vendor Partners who participated in our Fall Athletic Virtual Market or Hunting & Rugged Apparel Virtual Market over the past few weeks! Although we wish we could have all been together at in-person markets, we want to thank everyone for adapting with us as we navigate through these new Virtual Markets. See more >
NBS Insider: November 10, 2020
Posted 11/10/2020: NBS Insider: Upcoming 2021 Markets, 2 New NBS Members, Frontier Justice Expands, ATA Moves Online, SHOT Show Cancels, & More! || Welcome Shoot Center in Cape Coral, Florida, to the NBS Family! - We are excited to welcome Shoot Center to the Nation's Best Sports Family! Shoot Center is a shooting sports specialty retailer with a 15-lane indoor range located in Cape Coral, Florida. See more >
NBS Insider: October 27, 2020
Posted 10/27/2020: NBS Insider: 2021 NBS Markets, SHOT Show Questions, ATA & OR Cancel In-Person Shows, Vendor News, & More! || Archery Trade Association Pulls the Plug on ATA 2021 - Despite the combined efforts of the Archery Trade Association Board of Directors, staff and the city of Indianapolis, your ATA Board of Directors made the tough decision to cancel the in-person 2021 ATA Trade Show, scheduled to take place Jan. 7-9, 2021, in Indianapolis. See more >
NBS Insider: October 13, 2020
Posted 10/13/2020: NBS Insider: Virtual Market Registration Now Open, NBS to Host Winter Market in Colorado, Beretta Celebrates 494 Years, Vendor Acquisition Updates, & More! || Registration Now Open for the Fall Athletic & Hunting & Rugged Apparel Markets - Registration is now open for the Fall Athletic and Hunting & Rugged Apparel Markets that will be held via our new NBS Virtually Live Platform in November! Our 2020 Fall Athletic Market will take place virtually from November 9-12, while our 2020 Hunting & Rugged Apparel Market will take place virtually from November 17-20. See more >
NBS Insider: September 29, 2020
Posted 9/29/2020: NBS Insider: Upcoming Virtual Markets, Vance Outdoors New Location, Remington Assets Sold, Vista Acquires Remington Ammunition, & More! || NBS to Host Two Virtual Markets in November - In November, NBS will host two different virtual markets via our new NBS Virtually Live! Platform. Our 2020 Fall Athletic Market will take place virtually from November 9-13, while our 2020 Hunting & Rugged Apparel Market will take place virtually from November 16-20. See more >
NBS Insider: September 15, 2020
Posted 9/15/2020: NBS Insider: Mission Ridge Range Joins NBS, Hunting Season Numbers, SHOT Show Insider, August NICS Numbers, REI Sells Headquarters, & More! || Mission Ridge Range & Academy in San Antonio, Texas, Joins the NBS Family - We are excited to welcome Mission Ridge Range & Academy to the Nation's Best Sports Family! Mission Ridge Range & Academy is a shooting sports specialty retailer with a 26-lane indoor firearm range and a 20-yard archery range located in San Antonio, Texas. See more >
NBS Insider: September 1, 2020
Posted 9/1/2020: NBS Insider: Crown Enterprises OR Magazine Feature, Al's Opens 3rd Location, First-Time Firearm Buyers Approaches 5 Million, & More! || Crown Enterprises Featured in Article Titled 'The Right Thing to Do" in Outdoor Retailer Summer 2020 Magazine - Want to know what it takes to not only survive, but thrive in today’s COVID-19-crushed retail world? Take a lesson from Joe Power, president of employee-owned Crown Enterprises, which operates five outdoor retail store across Montana, Idaho and Washington. Crown Enterprises found a simple way to thrive during the pandemic. The shop puts employees, community and customers first. See more >
NBS Insider: August 24, 2020
Posted 8/24/2020: NBS Insider: NBS Virtually Live!, Two New Members, NSSF Celebrates 2nd Amendment Victory, Outdoor Recreation Discussions, & More! || NBS Completes First Ever NBS Virtually Live! Market Event - From August 18-20, 2020, NBS hosted our first ever NBS Virtually Live! Market Event to replace our cancelled 2020 Fall Semi-Annual Market originally scheduled to take place this month. The interactive live portion of the event concluded last week, but our NBS Virtually Live! Platform will remain open until September 8 for our Members to access Programs and other Vendor documents. We want to thank all of our Members and Vendor Partners who participated in this new Market event format! We hope to see everyone back in Fort Worth in February for our 2021 Spring Semi-Annual Market! See more >
NBS Insider: August 4, 2020
Posted 8/4/2020: NBS Insider: National Shooting Sports Month, Trump Signs Great American Outdoors Act, Firearm Checks Surge, & More! || Presidential Message on National Shooting Sports Month 2020 - "During National Shooting Sports Month, we commemorate our Constitutional right to bear arms by celebrating America’s cherished past time of recreational and competitive shooting sports. Our great Nation has a rich history of fostering responsible gun ownership." See more >
NBS Insider: July 21, 2020
Posted 7/21/2020: NBS Insider: Industry Shows, GAOA Vote, State of Retail, Firearm Vote, Gun Sales, & More! || ICAST 2020 Online Virtual Trade Show Highlights Sportfishing Industry's Resiliency - Buyers, media, exhibitors and other representatives from the global sportfishing industry brought ICAST 2020 Online to life from July 13-17, during recreational fishing’s first-ever virtual trade show. For the first time, with the online venue, the angling public also had the opportunity to participate in the trade show. See more >