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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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Roger Williams on possible trade relationships with France

Roger Williams dons his beret and pours a carafe of Pinot Noir to study the possibility of a reliable trade relationship with France France is not a place to establish a new business It is, however, an interesting place to

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GTN interviews Ian Gordon

Edgar Brothers’ new managing director, Ian Gordon, shares his plans for the future and outlines what the restructure of the business means Founded in 1947, Edgar Brothers is one of the oldest and most well-established firearms and ammunition distributors in

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Breaking boundaries

Outdated preconceptions are cast aside as women’s participation in field sports continues to grow. The number of women taking part in both clay and game shooting, including grouse, in Scotland has risen steadily over the past few years, breaking the

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Don’t miss out: What’s on at IWA

The IWA Forum and Retail 4.0 will be running a series of events and seminars to boost business acumen. GTN have a comprehensive list for you to check out. Friday 8 March – IWA Forum Hall 3-127 11:30 – 12:00:

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