Great Idea for a Home Business Niche: Dropship Rifle Scopes!
Here is a great idea for anyone who wants to start a profitable ecommerce home business---dropship
If you are thinking more and more of walking away from a boring, low paying job that eats up most of your time and energy, keeping you from doing the things you want to do or spending time with family and friends….take heart!
A home business is an enterprise anyone can start and find success in since the advent of the World Wide Web.
No more do you have to take out a hefty bank loan to start up a new business and then wait for months or even years to get out of the red and into the black, finally making a profit.
With ecommerce and online sales, you aren’t required to spend much money at all and you start making sales and profits right away!
Plus, you cannot even begin to imagine how wonderful it is to work from home until you’ve experienced it! We’re told there is no such thing as a free lunch and this is essentially true. Most of us will have to work for what we get in life.
But, with a home business of your own, you are in control of your personal and financial freedom:
- You decide what days and hours to work
- You set the dates for your vacations and holidays
- You decide how much or how little you want to make in your home business and work from there
- You are free to chart your own success or failure
- You have much more free time to spend doing the things you want to do
If you ask most ecommerce home business entrepreneurs what they regret about breaking away from a miserable job working for somebody else to work at home; most of them will tell you that their biggest and probably only regret is that they didn’t do it sooner.
So, know that you are moving your life in the right direction even thinking about starting a home business!
Now, on to the subject of dropshipping rifle scopes, specifically; as a home business.
About Rifle Scopes
Is there a big enough demand for rifle scopes to provide you with plenty of potential for traffic and sales?
The fact is that according to retail analysts, the sales of guns and gun accessories---including rifle scopes---is higher than ever in the United States.
If you are worried that the percentage of the population rabid about gun control will ruin your business, have no fear. It won’t happen. First of all, Americans have always been pretty passionate about their constitutional right to bear arms.
Besides that, most rifle scopes are sold for hunting, not recreational shooting, and hunting is an extremely popular outdoor pastime. It isn’t likely to fizzle out any time soon.
Here are some stats from Statistic Brain about firearm sales and production in the United States. While this doesn’t furnish a set number of how many rifle scopes were sold, it will give you an idea of what a hungry niche this is:
Average Annual Firearm Production (U.S.)
*Number is the average produced yearly over the past 8 years
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 2011 16,000,000
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 %
Source: Statistic Brain
It’s plain to see that if you choose to change your life for the better and start a home business in ecommerce and dropship rifle scopes, you won’t lack for potential customers!