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One of the country's largest outdoor specialty retailers is set to open two more Indiana locations. Minnesota-based Gander Mountain Co. says the new Avon and Greenfield stores are scheduled to open in the spring. January 2, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. - The New Year means new opportunities for outdoors enthusiasts throughout Indiana to find great prices, selection and service when shopping for the best in gear and apparel. Gander Mountain is once again expanding the nation's largest and fastest growing network of outdoor specialty stores with a new location in Greenfield, set to open in the spring of 2014.
"For many years, Gander Mountain has been a well-known and trusted name in Indiana among those who love the outdoors, and who enjoy great traditions like hunting, fishing, hiking, boating and camping," said David Pratt, Gander Mountain's Chairman and CEO. "We are thrilled to bring another new Gander Mountain store to the Hoosier State, and give more of our friends in Greenfield and the greater Indianapolis metro area opportunities to experience our top-quality gear and knowledgeable service at great prices."
The store will be located in a new 45,600-square-foot facility located at 2175 Barrett Drive, just off I-70 at exit 104. It will be the ninth Gander Mountain location in Indiana, joining existing stores in Evansville, Fort Wayne, Greenwood, Indianapolis, Lafayette, Merrillville and Terre Haute, and a new store that has been announced for Avon, to open in the spring.
"We are very excited to welcome Gander Mountain to the City of Greenfield," said Greenfield mayor Chuck Fewell. "This is great news not only for the residents of Greenfield, but for our county and neighboring counties as well. As we continue to grow, we look forward to the products and services Gander Mountain brings to the city."
Gander Mountain's newest store will feature a large selection of new and used firearms, together with the best selection of gear and accessories for hunting, fishing, camping, boating and archery. The store will offer an extensive selection of men's and women's active performance outdoor and casual apparel featuring exciting brands like The North Face, Columbia, Under Armour, GSX, Carhartt, Guide Series and K?hl, and a wide variety of men’s and women’s active footwear featuring brands like Asics, Merrell, Rocky, Reebok, Keen, Irish Setter, Teva, New Balance, Brooks, Patagonia, Timberland, LaCrosse, Itasca, Saucony and Salomon.
Customers will enjoy easy access to Gander Mountain’s unmatched selection of new and used firearms around the country, whether the firearms are located at other stores, in central distribution facilities or on Gander Mountain’s market-leading online store. Customers may order firearms and have access to all of Gander Mountain’s other terrific merchandise by using simple online order kiosks with easy delivery and pick-up at their favorite Gander Mountain store.
Additional details on special events, activities and promotions that will be a part of the new store grand opening celebration will be available at www.GanderMountain.com. The new Greenfield store is the most recent location announced in a sizeable expansion. In the past 18 months new Gander Mountain stores have opened in Charlottesville, VA, Valdosta, GA, Morrisville, NC, Lafayette, IN, Opelika, AL, Florence, AL, Winston-Salem, NC, Gastonia, NC, Monroe, NC, Rogers, MN, Tuscaloosa, AL, Lewisville, TX, Mesquite, TX, Round Rock, TX and San Antonio, TX. New stores have recently opened in Dothan, AL, Albany, GA and Tampa, FL. For 2014, stores have now been announced for Avon, IN, Raleigh, NC, Arlington, TX, Gadsden, AL, McDonough, GA, Pensacola, FL, Fenton, MO, Mt. Juliet, TN and Greenfield, IN, and more new store announcements are expected soon.
Those interested in careers with Gander Mountain can explore current opportunities and submit an application on-line at http://careers.gandermountain.com/
About Gander Mountain Company
Gander Mountain Company headquartered in St. Paul, MN, is the nation's largest and fastest growing retail network of outdoor specialty stores for hunting, fishing, camping, marine and outdoor lifestyle products and services. Since 1960, Gander Mountain has offered the best selection of outdoor equipment, technical apparel, active casual wear, and footwear featuring national, regional and specialty brands at competitive prices. Focused on a "We Live Outdoors" culture, Gander Mountain dedicates itself to creating outdoor memories. Gander Mountain has 131 conveniently-located outdoor lifestyle stores in 24 states. For the nearest store location call 800-282-5993 or visit www.GanderMountain.com Gander Mountain is also the parent company of Overton’s (www.overtons.com), a leading catalog and Internet based retailer of products for boating and other water sports enthusiasts.
Source: Gander Mountain Co.