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Dick’s Sporting Goods tests stores without hunting products

CNN 08/22/2019

Dick’s Sporting Goods has eliminated hunting products including firearms in 135 stores as part of a pilot to see if other categories can produce higher sales and profits for the retailer. The retailer made the decision to no longer sell assault-style rifles or high-capacity magazines following the massacre of children and staff at a high school in Parkland, FL last year. It also raised the minimum age to purchase a firearm in its stores from 18 to 21.

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