Kent Cartridge Announces Inaugural Customer Awards

Kent Cartridge presented its inaugural customer awards at SHOT Show 2020 to several customers for their partnership in 2019.

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(left photo): Jeff Barry of Kent Cartridge, Randy Back of Sportsman’s Warehouse. (right photo): Ryan Link of Big Rock Sports, Jeff Barry of Kent Cartridge.Kent Cartridge

At Kent Cartridge’s inaugural customer awards, presented at SHOT Show 2020 in Last Vegas during the third week of January, Big Rock Sports was presented with the 2019 Distributor of the Year award.

The award was presented to Ryan Link of Big Rock by Jeff Barry, vice president of sales and marketing for Kent Cartridge.

“Through an innovative and comprehensive approach to servicing its customer base, Big Rock’s support was instrumental in our successful launch of Fasteel 2.0, our flagship product, in 2019,” Barry says.

Sportsman’s Warehouse was recognized as the 2019 Specialty Retailer of the Year. The award was presented to Randy Back of Sportsman’s Warehouse by Jeff Barry.

“Sportsman’s Warehouse support of the Kent Cartridge brand has been unprecedented, including the breadth of assortment and enthusiastic approach to our newest programs,” Barry says. “Sportsman’s approach to business and locations in key markets have led to remarkable growth over the last three years.”

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(from left) Ernie Marlin and Dan Parnel of Leisure Sales, Mike Etienne of Turner’s Outdoorsman, Jeff Barry of Kent Cartridge.Kent Cartridge

Turner’s Outdoorsman was presented with the 2019 Regional Retailer of the Year. Jeff Barry presented the award to Mike Etienne of Turner’s Outdoorsman.

“Mike took a pro-active approach to regulatory changes in California and recognized the value of our re-branding efforts; building a solid assortment and devotedly supporting the launch of Fasteel 2.0,” Barry says.

“We plan to continue presenting these awards in the years to come,” he continued. “It is important to recognize the many customers who lead the way in supporting our brand, and know the value of our affordable, performance-driven products and the profits we can deliver for them.”

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