Ruger sees Covid-19 revenue jump
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When there is a public health crisis and an economic collapse, a lot of people go out to a buy a gun. That appears to have contributed to Sturm, Ruger & Co.’s strong first quarter.

Gun sales declined noticeably last year, but they rose in the first quarter, especially in mid-March when states of emergency were declared by governors throughout the country, shutting down many retail operations. But most of those orders exempted gun shops as essential business.

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