Cabela’s to open Outpost store in Waco, Texas
Sidney, Neb. — Cabela’s Inc. announced plans to open a 42,000-sq.-ft. Cabela’s Outpost store in Waco, Texas.
Construction is scheduled to begin this spring and doors are expected to open this fall. It will be the company’s fourth store in Texas, joining the Fort Worth, Buda and Allen locations.
Cabela’s Outpost format is designed for efficiency, flexibility and convenience at approximately 40,000-sq.-ft. It features seasonal product assortments and a rugged, outdoor look and theme, including trophy wildlife displays.
Currently, Cabela’s operates 41 stores across the United States and Canada with plans to open an additional 14 by the end of 2014. The company opened its first Cabela’s Outpost store in Union Gap, Wash., in October 2012. It also opened a Cabela’s Outpost store in Saginaw, Mich., today.
Report: Apple to relocate 20 stores
New York — Apple Inc. will shut down 20 stores and move them to new, larger locations, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, said that the company is looking to relocate the stores in order to make them larger.
The company also will open 30 additional stores at new locations, mostly outside the United States, including its first location in Turkey.
Gander Mountain opens firearms superstore in Ohio
New York — Gander Mountain is giving more space to guns and related accessories at store at its store in Reynoldsburg, Ohio. The outdoors retailer has renovated the location into the Gander Mtn. Firearms Super Center.
The redesigned Reynoldsburg store offers thousands of new and used firearms, along with broad selection of firearms accessories, specialty apparel and ammunition. It has firearms specialists on duty to give shoppers personalized service.
“Gander Mountain is already recognized as the firearms experts, but with our latest Gander Mtn. Firearms Super Center we are taking the experience of shopping for firearms and accessories to an entirely new level of selection and service,” said David Pratt, CEO of Gander Mountain, “We are excited to bring this new retail experience and opportunity to the people of Ohio and we’re confident that our unmatched selection and the expertise of our specialists will make this a premiere destination for those with an interest in firearms.”
According to reports, the retailer plans more of the firearms supercenter locations and is also testing stores that include shooting ranges and classes, called Gander Mtn. Academy.