US gun makers battle 'Trump slump' as sales fall compared to 2016

US gun makers battle 'Trump slump' as sales fall compared to 2016For one of America’s largest gun manufacturers, the “Trump slump” in sales has meant a nearly $ 100m fall in firearms revenue compared with the same quarter last year. American Outdoor Brands, the rebranded name of historic gun company Smith & Wesson, reported a 48.5% decrease in firearms revenue compared with the same quarter last year, when many Americans believed Hillary Clinton, a supporter of gun control, would be elected president.



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