News|Industry News A couple of week ago Vista Outdoors announced a price increase on ammunition and components beginning July 1st. Vista states that the price increase is due to “ […]
A couple of week ago Vista Outdoors announced a price increase on ammunition and components beginning July 1st. Vista states that the price increase is due to “ unprecedented raw materials price increases” that has occurred over the last few months of production. Customers can plan on seeing a 7% increase in ammo and a components price increase to 15%. Vista Outdoors is the parent company for CCI, Federal, Remington, and Speer.
Below is the press release from Vista Outdoors regarding the price increase.
April 1, 2021
Thank you for your business and for your continued support of American jobs and manufacturing. With new capital investments and unprecedented raw material price increases during these last few months, it is necessary to raise prices.
Effective 7/1/2021 CCI, Federal, Remington, and SPEER ammunition will take a price increase of 7% across all products from our last price list and Primers will increase 15%.
Unless you notify us to cancel an order, we will reprice all existing and future orders shipped on or after 7/1/2021 to the new 7/1 prices.
You will receive your finalized price list no later than May 28th.
Thank you for your continued support of our brands and our American workforce.
Yason R. Vanderbrink
Feeling the Effects Of 2020
Recently, we reported on Fiocchi revamped website and incoming price increase on ammunition for consumers. Last, month we seen Winchester increase the price on the ammunition and components also. It seems like the massive influx of demand and the insatiable need of customers for ammo has in turned a begun to limit access to materials. With that limitation on available resources it has caused the price of manufacturing to go up. Which causes a deeper dent on our wallets. We can still feel the aftershocks and damaging effects of 2020.
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