News | November 25, 2013

Gander Mountain Announces Three New Stores

Outdoors leader expanding to Gadsden, AL; McDonough, GA and Pensacola, FL in 2014

Outdoors enthusiasts in Northeast Georgia, metro Atlanta and the Florida Panhandle will soon have new opportunities to find great prices, selection and service when shopping for the best in gear and apparel. Gander Mountain announced they are again expanding the nation’s largest network of outdoor specialty stores with new locations in Gadsden, AL; McDonough, GA and Pensacola, FL, set to open in the spring of 2014.

“Gander Mountain has long been a well-known and trusted name 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 continue our national expansion with the announcement of three more new Gander Mountain stores for 2014, giving more of our friends opportunities to experience our top-quality gear and knowledgeable service at great prices.”

The Gadsden store will be the sixth in Alabama, and will be located in a new 52,000-square-foot space in the new River Trace Shopping Center, just north of East Meighan Blvd.

The McDonough store will be the third in Georgia, and the first in metro Atlanta. It will be located in an existing 62,000-square-foot space at 1970 Jonesboro Road, in the Henry Town Center.

The Pensacola store will be the seventh in Florida, and the first in the Florida Panhandle. It will be located in an existing 42,900-square-foot space at 1220 Airport Blvd., just east of I-110.

Gander Mountain’s newest stores 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 stores 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 Kühl, 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 stores grand opening celebrations will be available at www.GanderMountain.com. The three new stores are the most recent locations 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 and Pensacola, FL, 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 www.GanderMountain.com/careers.

About Gander Mountain Company
Gander Mountain Company headquartered in St. Paul, MN, is the nation’s largest 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 more information, 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 Company

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