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Total Number of Retail Store Closures 2016-2017

List of 26 Retailers Going Out of Business Number of Stores Closing
Payless Shoes 1,000
Radio Shack 552
Rue21 400
The Limited 250
Family Christian 240
hhgregg 220
Bebe 180
Wet Seal 171
Crocs 160
GameStop 150
J.C.Penney 140
Chico 120
BCBG Max Azria 120
Kmart 108
American Apparel 110
Office Depot 100
hhgregg 88
Staples 70
CVS 70
Macy’s 68
Guess 60
Gander Mountain 60
Abercrombie & Fitch 60
American Eagle 50
Sears 42
Eastern Mountain 35
Total Number of Closed Locations 4,624
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It is being coined the "Amazon Effect", retail stores are closing their doors in massive numbers. If you've visited a mall lately you'll notice the foot traffic is sparse. Consumers are opting to shop online instead of make the drive to shopping centers like Kmart and J.C.Penney. This drop in shoppers has caused 4,624 retail brick-and-mortar locations to close their doors for good. An estimated 180,000 full-time and part-time company wide employees have been let go. While Amazon is hiring quickly, and now has over 341,000 employees, without retraining these jobless workers will have a hard time picking up these new tech jobs.
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Sources: Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Statistic Brain Research Institute
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: May 10, 2017

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Firearm Industry Statistics

Average Annual Firearm Production (U.S.)
Weapon Production
*Number is the average produced yearly over the past 8 years
Rifle 1,425,500
Shotgun 777,125
Revolver 352,625
Pistol 889,125
Total Average Yearly Production 3,444,375
Firearm Sales Statistics Data
Guns and ammunition manufacturing annual revenue $11,000,000,000
Number of people employed by the firearm manufacturing industry 35,165
Number of weapons and ammunition manufacturers in the U.S. 465
Number of retail gun dealers 50,812
Annual Federal tax dollars collected on firearm sales $123,000,000
Annual number of hunting licenses, tags, permits, stamps sold 31,625,161
Gross money for conservation from license sales $525,753,481
Number of background checks for gun purchases in 2013 17,000,000
Percent of U.S. households that own a gun 32 %
Annual number of Americans who used a firearm for protection 645,000
Percent who felt laws limiting gun ownership infringe on the public’s right to bear arms 49 %
Firearm Market Share Market Share
*Measured in units sold, not dollars.
Remington Rifles 17.5 %
Remington Shotguns 21.5 %
Mossberg Shotguns 21.5 %
Thompson Center Mussleloaders 31.9 %
Ruger Handguns 16.7 %
Bushnell Scopes 17.1 %
Remington Rifle Ammunition 25.3 %
Winchester Shotgun Ammunition 31.9 %
Winchester Handgun Ammunition 22 %
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Sources: State Fish & Game Departments, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, IRS
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: May 6, 2017

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