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Game Fair 2021 preview w/ Simon West

With excitement building for the Game Fair, Simon West reflects on the progress we have made and the obstacles that remain as we struggle back to that elusive ‘normality’. Here we go! With us facing the roll back of restrictions—hopefully

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Impact of Covid-19 w/ Roger Williams

Never mind the post-pandemic euphoria, it’s time for a reality check with Roger Williams. Sickness, isolation, lockdowns, shutdowns, Government borrowings and enforced savings are all at record levels. Millions of people have died, some 3.4 million during the current pandemic.

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Getting into airgun shooting – Mat Manning discusses support for new shooters

New recruits represent the future of our sport and our businesses. Mat Manning reminds retailers of their responsibility to set them off on the right track. It is a very pleasing fact that sales of airguns and related accessories appear

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Oskar Waktare – GTN Quick Quiz

GMK stalwart and now a leading light at Holland & Holland, Oskar Waktare comes from a long line of gun traders. Please tell us who you are and who you work for My name is Oskar Waktare and I am

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The Country Girls UK enjoy continued growth

Success for The Country Girls UK as they grow to 200 members within 6 months of launching. Since 2018, The Country Girls UK have been encouraging more women into country pursuits through their inclusive simulated and game shooting events all

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How will the gun trade fare as lockdown eases?

It’s been a long and difficult journey, and our first impulse as we recover may be to drown in beer, but Stuart Farr counsels caution as we re-enter ‘normality’. I, like many of you, had my first jab recently. A

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The legal challenges faced by the gun trade during the pandemic

As the fallout from Covid enters the courtrooms of the country, Stuart Farr reports on two major cases that might impact your business, and looks ahead at more litigation to come. Those quintessential aspects of trade and commerce—shaking hands on

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ADVERTORIAL: Breda Zenith is perfect for the clay season

Lockdown is easing and the clay grounds are springing to life again, now is the ideal time to consider investing in a clay gun range with all the features you require to improve sales in your gun shop. The Breda

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The end of 2020 – what can the shooting industry learn?

December brought to a frenetic end what was, to borrow a memorable phrase from HM The Queen, an annus horribilis for many sectors of the economy, especially retail and hospitality writes Diggory Hadoke. To the extent that gun dealers and

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GTA’s Simon West on lockdown and Brexit

Simon West, head of the Gun Trade Association, argues that we must use any time afforded us by lockdown to get our ducks in a row, or else we risk losing any progress made by a successful Brexit. It’s easy

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