2015

How’s Business: Merry or miserable?

Jessica Hanson asks the retailers to sum up the festive period and finds there’s plenty of Christmas cheer to go around In the wake of Christmas and New Year, it’s time for retailers of all industries to take stock of

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How’s Business: Christmas Countdown

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas; Jessica Hanson asks the retailers how they’re preparing for the festive season and what they’re expecting from an unpredictable market. A glance at the papers and news sites in the lead up

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Auction View: Moving into retail

The distinction between auction sales and retail sales is blurring as auctioneers move into the traditional dealers’ territory, writes Diggory Hadoke. Watch collectors have been getting used to buying direct from auctioneers for some time. Take a look at Christie’s

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Ilkley Moor wins Purdey Award

Ilkley Moor has won the prestigious Purdey Gold Award for game and conservation. On 25 November the Duke of Wellington presented the award to Edward Bromet, chairman of the Bingley, Burley and Ilkley Moors Partnership, and to head keeper Simon

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In Focus: Westley Richards

GTN caught up with Simon Clode, MD of one of Britain’s oldest gunmakers, to talk Teague chokes, new products and the future of Westley Richards Westley Richards celebrated its bicentennial in 2012 – that’s over 200 years of some of

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Trade Secrets: Arxus

Magnus Apler of Swedish boot brand Arxus talks to Gun Trade News about what to look for when buying – and selling – boots for shooting. UK distributor Hammond Sporting launched its range of high quality rubber boots from newly

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Talking Heads: Northern Shooting Show

GTN talks to Richard Stokoe about the advent of the Northern Shooting Show, the difference between a show and a fair, and how the north is a misunderstood place. It’s fair to say that the UK game fair and shooting

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Boxall & Edmiston comes to the UK Game Fair

The list of industry leaders exhibiting at the UK Game Fair continues to grow, as prestigious British gunmaker Boxall & Edmiston confirms its attendance at the show in July next year. Founded in 2009 by Peter Boxall, former manufacturing director

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Oxford lead report “distorted”

The UK’s major shooting organisations have spoken out against a report published by the University of Oxford, which claims that 100,000 wetland birds are killed annually by lead poisoning and recommends a complete ban of all lead ammunition – with

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GFTA promises real benefits for game fair exhibitors

A new trade association promises to represent and benefit all businesses involved in game fairs and country shows across the UK

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