July 2005
SGB;Summer2005 Supplement, Vol. 38, p20
Trade Publication
The article features monthly updates from several hunting organizations. The National Shooting Sports Foundation reviews the benefits of attending the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show. Networking, the availability of unique items, and education are key features. The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers reports on the decline of good hunting equipment distributors and what it means for retailers. Distributors allow retailers to test items and provide information.


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