Great retailers know that running a successful store doesn’t happen by accident. Success comes from leveraging relationships with key people and organizations throughout the industry, being in the know about exclusive buying opportunities and learning new ways to be better retailers. Industry Tools from Big Rock Sports are designed to help retailers in these key areas.

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• Network with industry leaders.
• Take advantage of the best buying opportunities available.
• Learn about the latest retail trends.

From the hottest products at the best prices and the latest retail trends to networking with industry leaders, our Industry Tools designed to give dealers unprecedented access to the outdoor sporting goods industry. Just one of the tools that make up the new resource called Dealer ACCESS from Big Rock Sports, Industry Tools enable dealers to thrive in an increasingly competitive marketplace.


Sportsman MagazineJan-Feb Sportsman

The Sportsman is an essential retail tool that will help give your store a competitive advantage. In each issue, we bring you tips from successful dealers, industry news, advice from business and retail experts, the hottest new products and much more. We’ve even included long-term weather forecasts to help with your planning.

Here’s just a sampling of what you will find in the January-February 2014 issue:

The Power of POS Systems
Virtually every large retailer in the world uses a point-of-sale (POS) system that tracks sales, inventory and orders. POS systems can be just as important—if not more—for small retailers who want to grow their businesses. Here’s what you need to know.

Hot Products
We’re bringing you 10 of the hottest products on the market. From the Daiwa Tatula Baitcasting Reel to the Redding Big Boss II Reloading Press, these are the products your store should be stocking in 2014.

We Asked, You Answered
We asked three dealers for advice on buying a POS system or upgrading to a new system.

If you do not currently receive the Sportsman but would like to subscribe, please CONTACT US.


See You at the Show.

Big Rock Sports offers the largest and most successful dealer shows in the outdoor sporting goods industry. Attending the Big Rock Sports Dealer Shows, which are held at locations across the country, is the best way to take advantage of our Industry Tools.

The Big Rock Sports Dealer Shows provide dealers an unsurpassed opportunity to network with industry leaders. More than 9,000 dealer attendees and 900 vendors come to the shows each year. Dealers will find the top manufacturers and leaders in the outdoor sporting goods industry as well as representatives from Big Rock Sports all in one place—ready to talk, ready to deal and ready to answer all your questions.

The Big Rock Sports Dealer Shows also offer the best buying opportunities of the year with unbeatable show terms, show specials and the exclusive Big Rock Sports “Hot Profit” events.


Dealer INSIGHTS: Your Connection to the Industry

Rocky Guerra on BREZ
Online Searching And Ordering is a “Breeze”
Rocky Guerra, general manager of Roy’s Bait & Tackle in Corpus Christi, Texas discusses his experience with the BREZ Search and Ordering Engine.


Dealer Insights

Email marketing

In-Store Displays that Stand Out

Big Rock dealer Ronald Fuller explains how a pergola is the focal point of his merchandising efforts.


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Industry News

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Big Rock's Advocacy Efforts

Big Rock Sports acts as a voice for the outdoor sporting goods community.



“Big Rock Sports is a remarkable wholesale company that treats customers with the highest respect and courtesy. Big Rock Sports is a leader and innovator in the wholesale industry, providing first class customer service. I have dealt with other companies in the past, but none rival anything Big Rock Sports has to offer.”

—Blake Marsocci
Fast Break, Inc.