TITLE

Riots reportedly sparked big increase in gun sales

AUTHOR(S)
Goerne, Carrie
PUB. DATE
August 1992
SOURCE
Marketing News;8/31/1992, Vol. 26 Issue 18, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that riots in Los Angeles, California, inspired a rise in gun sales providing more public support for firearm marketers. Gun sales in Los Angeles have gone up about 50%, and other areas of the country also are reporting firearm sales increases. Chris Dolnack of Smith & Wesson Corp. reported that sales for the company enhanced in many metropolitan areas, particularly those affected by violence. According to Sonny Jones, editor of Women & Guns magazine, the situation in Los Angeles opened the eyes of male and female who are more concerned about their safety now.
ACCESSION #
19146964

 

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