Industry Tradeshow Cancellations or Postponements

March 19, 2020

Amid the current coronavirus pandemic the industry is seeing many cancellations and postponements of some of the industries biggest trade shows. The International Houseware Associations Inspired Home Show that was suppose to be happening this week was cancelled. Other events soon followed suit. The National Hardware Show, which was set to be May 5-7 has been postponed to September 1-3 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. As of today Outdoor Retailer’s Summer Market will still continue on June 23-25 in Denver, CO. Lastly, ICast still plans to continue July 14-17. We will continue to keep you updated on any other major cancellations or postponements affecting our industry.

Industry Update: Novel Coronavirus Impact

February 17, 2020
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Dear Valued Customer,

We continue to offer information regarding the Novel Coronavirus situation and the following update will address operational status and market conditions. It is important to note the situation in China is continuing to develop and logistics operations are severely challenged due to a number of factors. Our China origin offices have all re-opened except Ningbo, Shenzhen and the Wuhan area (including Hefei and Wuxi) which will remain closed until February 21st by Chinese government mandate.

Vantec Hitachi Transport System (USA), Inc.

Please click the link to view their entire statement with more detailed updates on Market Impact, Operations, and Recommended Actions

Congratulation to the following Vendor and Representative Award winners for 2020

February 6, 2020

Hardlines Vendor of the Year: Camp Chef

Customer Service of the Year Hardlines: David Farrell; Sig Sauer

Softlines Vendor of the Year: Timberland PRO

Customer Service of the Year Softlines: Pat Konarska; Wolverine

Congratulations to Member of The Year #424 Good’s Store

February 6, 2020

Good’s Stores are located in New Holland, PA. They have 4 locations and their own distribution center. Harry Good established Good’s Store in 1957 and the business continues to be family owned with 2nd and 3rd generation ownership and a few 4th generation family members working the stores. Good’s Store’s expanded into a second location in 1985 and the third to follow in 1995. Finally, the fourth location opened in the summer of 2003. Good’s Store also has a Distribution Center and Corporate office located in New Holland, which staff moved into in 2005. In 2017, Good’s Store launched their webstore, offering customers a new way to shop.  

Welcome New Members, Effective as of 1/2/2020

January 2, 2020

Prineville Mens Wear #432

231 N Main

Prineville, OR 97754


L.I. Outdoorsman #541

434 Sunrise Hwy

Rockville Centre, NY 11570


Mister Guns #679

2751 W 15th Street

Plano, TX 75075


Buckeye Gun Dealer #756

910 N 21st St

Newark, OH 43055


Farm Systems Inc. #508

918 S US Highway 231

Ozark, AL 36360

(additional locations)


Independence Indoor Shooting #543

2749 E Gala Ct

Meridian, ID 83642


Outpost Elite Gun Store #686

10200 Eastern Shore Blvd, Ste 506

Spanish Fort, AL 36527

(additional location)


Baltimore’s Best Pawn #798

2977 Baltimore Blvd

Finksburg, MD 21048


Cove Creek Outfitters #518

111 E Pitt St

Bedford, PA 15522


Liberty Sport & Pawn #677

42259 E Morgan Ave

Pennington Gap, VA 24277

(additional location)


Buck & Doe’s Mercantile #692

24250 US Hwy 281 N

San Antonio, TX 78258


B&G Guns #879

1910 Sunkist Cir

Oxnard, CA 93033 

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