One Million Firearms Sold for 44 Months in a Row
The firearms market continues to experience record growth.
2022 Black Friday Gun Sales Better Than 2021
Over 192,000 NICS checks recorded on the day after Thanksgiving.
Firearm Sales Poised to Eclipse Pre-Pandemic Records
2022 Firearm sales are poised to eclipse pre-pandemic records.
Preventing A Repeat Of The Firearms Shortage Nightmare
Supply lines are critical in any military operation, and when self-defense-firearm sales soared during the COVID-19 pandemic, gun makers were caught in a historic battle to meet that demand. Their efforts were nothing short of heroic—often quite creative—and Shooting Illustrated asked several experts how they did it and if more problems are looming.
Despite Sales Decline, 2022 on Pace to See the Third-Largest Number of Guns Sold Since Records Began
The effects of the pandemic and recent social unrest are passing, but firearms sales remain very strong.
May Gun Sales Down but Up from Pre-Pandemic Levels
Americans continue to buy firearms at near-record levels.
2021 Sets 2nd-Highest Gun Sales Mark
The total number of 2021 firearm purchases processed through the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) was the second highest on record.
November Monthly Gun Sales Third Highest on Record
The number of firearms sold across the United States in November that resulted in an FBI National Instant Criminal Check System (NICS) background check was the third highest on record for the month, according to an estimate by Small Arms Analytics & Forecasting (SAAF).
Black Friday Bonanza
If you’d rather visit the dentist than attend the annual Black Friday stampede, Shooting Illustrated has a solution for all your holiday shopping needs.