Amazon, Small Business, Bump Stocks, Executive Changes: Friday's Business Briefing

Your daily look at D-FW business.Texans in 'bump stock' birthplace worry shooting makes employer a scapegoatMORAN -- In this tiny West Texas town on Thursday, Jeremiah Cottle was trying to take comfort in the support he has gotten from neighbors.But elsewhere, there was little comfort. Cottle and the company he owns, Slide Fire Solutions, have come under heavy criticism for selling a rifle attachment that few outside of gun enthusiast circles had ever heard of before this week.But since a gunman killed 58 people attending a country music concert Sundaynight in Las Vegas, a flood of attention has turned to Cottle's little-known device, called a "bump stock" or "bump fire stock," which may have enabled Stephen Paddock to turn semiautomatic, one-shot-per-trigger-pull rifles into ones able to fire much like machine guns.All of the attention clearly has taken him by surprise.-Karen Robinson-JacobsPlus: After Vegas massacre, NRA calls for restrictions on rapid-fire 'bump stocks'  Continue reading...

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