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Why Upgrade Your Retail FFL Software This Summer

Why Upgrade Your Retail FFL Software This Summer

Summer is just around the corner, and for many, that means warm weather, vacations and fun activities under the sun. But for firearm dealers, it often signals cold sales, fewer customers and the dreaded start...

Top 10 Firearm Manufacturers of 2020

Top 10 Firearm Manufacturers of 2020

Each year, firearm manufacturers are required to report manufacturing and export activity to the ATF using Form 5300.11, or the “Annual Firearms Manufacturing & Exportation Report” (AFMER). Reports are to...

FIC 2022: Technology to Enhance Inventory Management

FIC 2022: Technology to Enhance Inventory Management

Inventory is the lifeblood of every FFL. You build it, buy it and sell it with the hopes of remaining compliant and earning a healthy profit. But managing an endless aisle of firearm, ammunition and accessory...

FIC 2022: Preparing for ATF Compliance Inspections

FIC 2022: Preparing for ATF Compliance Inspections

In 2020, the ATF conducted firearms compliance inspections of more than 5,800 FFLs across the country. These inspections evaluate compliance with federal firearms laws and regulations to protect the public...

Why Sponsor FIC 2022: More Than A Logo

Why Sponsor FIC 2022: More Than A Logo

Whether you manufacture, import, distribute or sell firearms, provide physical hardware or cloud-based technology, consult, advise or financially back FFLs, every business strives to be a leader in the...

FIC 2022: Maintaining Retail Compliance

FIC 2022: Maintaining Retail Compliance

For firearm retailers, compliance is equally – if not more – important to the success of the business than selling firearms themselves. After all, without proper ATF compliance, a retail FFL won’t be in...

5 Reasons to Attend FIC 2022

5 Reasons to Attend FIC 2022

The 2022 Firearms Industry Conference (FIC) is just around the corner, and whether you’ve attended a prior conference or are only just learning about FIC 2022 now, there’s no better time to register to attend...

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