News

Trading places

We look back on a summer of deals, and with business deals signed, sealed and delivered at the Game Fair, Diggory Hadoke shares a refreshing take on the industry The Game Fair The weather was varied, the crowds reasonable and

Gear up for action

Military 1st marketing manager Lukas Duszynski talks to Ollie Harvey about the growth of online retail in the past ten years As more business is conducted online – in an ever-evolving retail world – companies such as Amazon and eBay are

BASC urges members: “Have your say on general licences”

BASC is urging members to take part in a 12 week public survey launched today by environment secretary Theresa Villiers as part of a planned review of general licences to manage wild birds in England. Defra (the Department for Environment,

Interviews

GTN visits Blaser

Colin Fallon joins Frederic Hanner, the new CEO of the Blaser Group in the UK, as he sets out his vision for the future of brands such as Blaser, Mauser, Sauer and Minox. We are all guilty of mindlessly clearing

Tricks Of The Raytrade

Ollie Harvey goes walkabout with James Nicholson and Steve Kelly, the leading men at Raytrade UK Raytrade UK was founded and incorporated in back in April 2016, and quickly set about recruiting leading brands for wholesale into the UK.  Raytrade’s

SPONSORED: The history of Lothar Walther gun barrels

Director of HPS Target Rifles, Matthew Wade, tells us about the technology and history behind Lothar Walther barrels

Comment

General consensus

Pest birds are once again covered under a set of new general licences supplied by Defra; but how does the trade view the new legislation?  It appears progress has been made since Defra released three new general licenCes on 14

Climate change: Stuart Farr looks at the bigger picture

Amid recent general licence frustrations, Brexit uncertainty and controversy at Downing Street, Stuart Farr warns that we should not lose sight of the things that truly matter. Can you imagine yourself for a moment standing on the planet Mars? Assume

Fame and misfortune

Caroline Roddis takes a break from the ‘Game of Thrones’ walking tour to explore how PR can influence our media. I’m in Croatia at the moment. I’m having a wonderful time, in case you wondered, wandering around Roman ruins and

Market Opportunities

Market Opportunities: Best cartridges on a budget

Yesterday, we said game shooting doesn’t have to break the bank and we showed you some of the shotgun options available on a budget, well now here are a range of ideal cartridge options. Pigeon Power 20 The latest addition

Market opportunities: Best options on a budget

Game shooting doesn’t have to break the bank – here are a range of shotgun and cartridge options ideal for shooting quarry on a budget Yildiz Pro Black The Yildiz Pro Black is an attractive under and over with a

Top of the range shotguns and cartridges

Make sure you are geared up this game season with our selection of the top-of-the-range shotgun and cartridge options. Rigby Rising Bite Shotgun After a break in production of over 100 years, John Rigby & Co has recommenced production of

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