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Mat Manning talks the changing landscape of shooting events

Mat Manning catches up with industry stalwarts to see what airgun exhibitors make of the shifting show scene. Shooting shows and events are changing and many businesses are switching from outdoor fairs to indoor exhibition halls. Game fairs, shooting shows

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SGC Back The Game Fair

The Sportsman Gun Centre has penned a new and improved contract to cement its ongoing relationship with The Game Fair, calling it an “ideal way of introducing the next generation of country and country sports enthusiasts.” Aboo Cattran commented: “TGF

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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

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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

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The GTN Interview: Viking’s managing director Sam MacArthur

Viking’s managing director, Sam MacArthur, talks to Ollie Harvey about how the company is transforming and her recent appointment to the GTA Council The 21st century has brought about huge advances in the shooting industry. Sam MacArthur’s parents established Viking

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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

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Auction news and big game issues

Diggory Hadoke explores auction trends and the public threats that can impact big game industries. Recently, Gavin Gardiner put up a significant collection of air rifles for sale by internet bidding, prior to his 1 May London auction at Sotheby’s

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The future looks bright!

Recent reader surveys have allowed Future Plc to gather comprehensive data of their field sports audiences for the first time. From Airgun Shooter to Sporting Rifle, all field sports titles in the Future portfolio have been fully integrated into the

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GTN reflects on ad spends: ‘It’s just not the same’

Ad spends are up again across the trade – but once this figure would have been the norm and not a peak, as Gun Trade News editor Colin Fallon reflects Advertising is up for the second month in a row,

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Philip Moss on the British Shooting Show

Philip Moss provides an overview of the all-conquering British Shooting Show and his views on other shows and fairs in general At shows, it is usually the traders who are gloomy and complaining that things aren’t going the way they

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