A reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer is apparently thrilled that Remington Arms has a large supply of guns available for purchase on Black Friday.
Remington Arms used to be based in New York, but moved its headquarters to Madison NC, in Central NC up near the Virginia border.
While Remington did have a manufacturing facility near us in Pineville, that facility was closed and production consolidated in Alabama.
If the reporter looks at the comments on his story, he may learn that Remington’s sales problem is not that “Americans are buying fewer guns”, but that the quality of their guns turned to crap after the company was sold by DuPont and gun owners talk to each other. Remington mostly makes shotguns and rifles for governments, while the growth in gun sales nationally has been in handguns.
Gun sales hit a record high in 2016: