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Gander Mountain To Open First Missouri Location
ST. PAUL, MN, December 9, 2013 --- Outdoors enthusiasts in Missouri are getting a great holiday gift that they will open in the spring, as a new opportunity to find great prices, selection and service when shopping for the best in gear and apparel is coming their way. Gander Mountain announced today they are again expanding the nation’s largest and fastest growing network of outdoor specialty stores with a new location in Fenton, MO, 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 our first Missouri store, giving our friends in greater St. Louis new opportunities to experience our top-quality gear and knowledgeable service at great prices.”
The Fenton store will be located in an existing 96,600-square-foot space on Gravois Bluffs Boulevard in the Gravois Bluffs Shopping Center, near the intersection of Highway 30 and Highway 141. When remodeling is complete, the site will include 65,000 square feet of retail space.
“We are proud that Gander Mountain has selected the City of Fenton as its first store site in the State of Missouri,” said Michael D. Polizzi, Mayor of Fenton. “Gander Mountain provides a broad mix of products for the outdoor lifestyle. We are pleased that this well-respected company chose us, and look forward to a productive partnership.”
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 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 store grand opening celebration will be available at www.GanderMountain.com. The new Fenton 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 and Fenton, MO, 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. There are currently 127 conveniently located Gander Mountain 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.