One of the most effective and widely available ways for sporting goods wholesalers and manufacturers to reduce electricity costs and consumption is participation in demand response programs; however, a large gap exists between interest levels and actual participation in such programs.
NASGW has partnered with a new benefit program provider to help members reduce electricity and natural gas costs. APPI Energy will provide energy procurement and consulting services to NASGW members in deregulated energy markets.
This year has been an electrifying one for the Firearms Industry with talk of new legislation, defense budget cuts, and surging consumer demand forcing industry participants to carefully consider what the future will bring and how they can capitalize on the current market environment. Manufacturers of civilian-facing products have enjoyed sales channels being wiped clean by consumer demand while investors have wondered where sales will level off, what appropriate valuations are, and how to quantify the risks associated with this volatility as well as public perceptions of the industry.