MidwayUSA’s Board of Directors promoted Matt Fleming to the position of company CEO/President late last week. The change takes effect immediately.
As lawmakers in states like New York, Colorado and Connecticut approve historically restrictive firearms legislation, leaders in other states are reaching out to manufacturers of guns, ammunition and shooting accessories to let them know their business—and their products—are welcome.
Following the recent passage of new, restrictive firearms legislation in New York State and with similar measures currently being considered by lawmakers in Colorado and elsewhere, two U.S. firearm makers have stepped forward in the past week in defense of the Second Amendment, even though it may mean a loss of revenue to their businesses.
Unlike other indicators of consumer spending, firearm sales were up, up, up in 2013.
While the rest of the economy might not be doing as well as everyone would like, the firearm industry is performing above expectations.