By Tom Knighton
Dick’s Sporting Goods took a firm, anti-gun stance. Oh, they’ll still sell guns, but they’ll only sell “approved” guns, the kind that anti-gunners generally pretend are fine. At least until they get around to demanding those be banned too.
When Dick’s made their announcement that AR-15s wouldn’t be sold at any of their stores going forward and that they would discriminate against legal adults looking to buy long guns, gun rights advocates called for a boycott. It was answered. So much so that the company has been reeling from the lost revenues.
It’s now to the point that the company is considering cutting out all of their hunting merchandise.
The CEO for the sporting goods retailer said Thursday that the company was doing a trial run in 10 locations, pulling all hunting merchandise and replacing it with other items.
“Though it’s too early to discuss performance, we’re optimistic these changes will better serve the athletes in these communities,” Dick’s CEO Edward Stack said in a conference call, as reported by JSOnline.
The reason for the new approach may be because sales in that department have plummeted across all of Dick’s 732 stores.
“Specific to hunt, in addition to the strategic decisions made …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms