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Simon West on international trade

In the latest in his regular contributions to Gun Trade News, Simon West, head of the Gun Trade Association wonders what the hell happened to the sunlit uplands we were promised. The long term might be bright; the medium term

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UK gun trade in Brexit turmoil

Seven out of 10 UK gun trade businesses have reported difficulties trading since Brexit, according to an exclusive Gun Trade News survey carried out in association with the Gun Trade Association. A remarkable seven out of ten businesses surveyed at

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Great British Shooting Awards 2021: trade nominations are now closed – public vote opens soon

Trade nominations for the third annual Great British Shooting Awards have now closed, with the public vote opening soon. Public voting opens on 8 February. For all the information you need, including how to cast your vote, just follow the

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Simon West on protecting shooting

There’s something about our industry that seems to attract government consultations, writes Simon West, head of The Gun Trade Association in the first of his new monthly columns for GTN. This new one is titled ‘Firearms Safety’, something we can

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Gun Trade News Christmas gift guide

We’ve made our list and checked it twice,here’s our bumper selection of Christmas gifts that are perfect for the sporting shooter  Tipton Best Gun Vice  Tipton’s Best Gun Vice is the best tool you can own for working on your

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Shooting Industry Directory 2020 to launch

The UK shooting industry bible is coming back for 2020/21, revised and updated. Featuring vital contact information for the whole UK gun trade, this essential document will be distributed free with Gun Trade News. If you have a new business

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BREAKING: Game Fair 2020 postponed

The Game Fair 2020 has been postponed.  An official statement due imminently is expected to confirm new July dates next year in the event’s regular slot. Gun Trade News managed to speak to the Managing Director of The Game Fair, James Gower, who

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GTN meets new Optical Solutions boss

Meet Cliff Ray, head of new distributor Optical Solutions, and his amazing InfiRay thermal imaging products, fresh from the production conveyor belt in China… The gun trade is renowned for its characters, and there are plenty in it who can

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CORONAVIRUS: Optimism Surges In Gun Trade

Our follow-up survey reveals optimistic gun trade raring to go once lockdown is lifted Last issue Gun Trade News published the results of its exclusive coronavirus report, showing that two-thirds of the shooting sports sector planned to close down and

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Future buys TI Media

Future plc, the global platform for specialist media, and publisher of Gun Trade News, Sporting Rifle, Clay Shooting, Airgun Shooter, Airgun World and Bow International announced on 21 April completion of the acquisition of TI Media. TI Media is a

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