While the rest of the economy might not be doing as well as everyone would like, the firearm industry is performing above expectations.
A growing number of companies withdrawing from the world’s largest annual trade show for the electronics industry—the CES Show, scheduled Jan. 5 to 8—may be a harbinger of things to come for the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT), which takes place in Las Vegas 10 days later.
Volume of firearm purchases in October that resulted in an FBI NICs background check was the second highest for the 31-day reporting period on record, lagging only behind the scalding pace in 2020 when the pandemic and social unrest drove transfers to all-time highs.
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With NICS background check numbers staying strong through 2017, the overall economic impact of the firearm industry continued to rise.