Barnett Crossbows Crowned Top Brand for 2018

TARPON SPRINGS, FL (April 3, 2019) – Barnett Crossbows was honored as the top-selling crossbow brand in 2018 according to the latest report by Southwick Associates. In an online survey at and, more than 20,000 hunters and recreational shooters were asked by Southwick to identify the top brands for more than 100 hunting and shooting products in the marketplace. Barnett Crossbows soared to the top of the survey as the most purchased crossbow of the year!

The Southwick Associates’ 2018 Hunting & Shooting Participation and Equipment Purchases Report is an in-depth resource illustrating hunter and shooter participation and shopping behaviors. It includes data about the brands purchased and the price paid, as well as hunter and shooter demographics. These reports give an in-depth profile along with trend insights about niche market segments.

“We are proud to be recognized by this report,” said Brady Arview, Vice President of Brand Management, Hunting. “This survey illustrates consumer trust in our brand and product line and our commitment to bring to market the best combination of innovation, performance, and value.”

Barnett is recognized as the pioneer of the modern crossbow – with a brand history dating back to 1962. As a true innovator, the Barnett brand has always pushed the envelope to meet the demands of the hunting public. Barnett crossbows deliver the ultimate shooting experience by combining advanced features such as Triggertech triggers, step-thru risers, anti-dry-fire safeties and Hyperflite arrows with high-end terminal performance.

“No matter your size, budget or skill level, there’s a Barnett crossbow that’s right for you,” said Joe Snatchko, Senior Category Director. “Customers appreciate the ease of set-up, quality components and included accessories that make our crossbows complete hunting packages.”

Barnett Outdoors, LLC is a leading manufacturer of crossbow, archery and slingshot products. The original crossbow pioneers, Barnett is built on the unrelenting delivery of trailblazing solutions to those daring enough to take on new challenges and adventures. To these individuals, Barnett offers a legacy of industry firsts, along with the promise of restless innovation to always stay ahead of their needs. Barnett is owned by Plano Synergy Holding – an industry leader at the helm of some of the top hunting and fishing brands. With this partnership, Barnett will continue its legacy of offering high-quality, affordable products that are always ahead of the curve. Learn more

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