The company in June removed firearms and ammunition from stores after George Floyd's killing by police when several of its stores were damaged.
The nation's biggest retailer remains a major seller of guns and ammunition, although it has scaled back, selling firearms in roughly half of its 4,700 U.S. stores.
Walmart stopped selling ammunition that can be used in semiautomatic rifles and handguns after a 2019 shooting at one of its stores in El Paso, Texas, killed 23 people.
The company stopped selling assault-style weapons in 2015 and raised the minimum age to buy firearms and ammunition to 21, from 18, in 2018.
It stopped selling handguns everywhere but in Alaska in 1993, and ended its sales of rifles like the AR-15 in 2015.
Forty percent of firearms sales involves purchasers who'd never owned a gun, according to a NSSF survey of firearm retailers.
It concludes that almost 5 million Americans bought a gun for the first time in 2020. »