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Shotgun Sales Trending Upward

While the meteoric rise in handgun sales has gotten most of the media attention for the past several years, shotgun sales have been healthy as well. Here are sales stats for the past decade as reported by the National Sporting Goods Association in its 2014 edition of The National Sporting Goods Market.

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Camo Room Décor for Edgy Outdoors Appeal - 1888 Mills

When it comes to incorporating the outdoors into home or office décor, 1888 Mills, LLC has the Realtree camo and outdoor-themed bedding, towels, window and kitchen textiles to complete the look.

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Realtree and Cracker Barrel Forge Natural Partnership

Recently, folks at Realtree and Cracker Barrel realized the companies had a lot in common. Now, that’s turned into a promising partnership.

As of Aug. 15, all 670 Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores are offering Realtree-licensed lifestyle products, including apparel, headwear, footwear, accessories and novelties. The restaurant giant’s family-first approach and motto — “Pleasing people” — mesh perfectly with Realtree’s “Family, friends and the outdoors” philosophy, so the corporations decided to join forces.

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Simplifying the Complex Duck Hunting Market

Today’s waterfowling apparel market is anything but simple, yet fundamental values still forge industry leaders.

So says Clay White, director of marketing for Drake Waterfowl Systems. Since the company’s inception in 2002, the waterfowling business landscape has undergone many changes,

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Urban to Outdoors Trend Gaining Momentum - OLD Dominion Footwear

Getting outdoors today doesn’t necessarily mean taking a walk in the woods. In fact, many outdoor-loving consumers are constrained by work and family schedules, and even geography, so they’re looking for products that reflect their love of the outdoors and being outdoors even if they’re commuting in the heart of the city.

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Camouflage Trends - What Consumers Want

When I need to purchase new hunting attire, I spend hours, days and even weeks researching what brands and patterns will provide the advantage I need in the field. It’s something I enjoy doing, so I take my time. How do your customers purchase their camo clothing? Do they need to see it in person so they can feel the material? Do they prefer comfort over durability, or vice versa?

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