Gander Mountain? > We Live Outdoors

Print Page;

News Release

 
 

Gander Mountain Coming To Laredo

 

ST. PAUL, MN, May 1, 2015 --- Before heading off to camp near Lake Casa Blanca, fish on Falcon Lake or hunt in Webb County’s brush country this fall, outdoors enthusiasts in the South Texas will have a new opportunity to find the widest selection, expert service and great prices on the best names in gear and apparel. Gander Mountain, the nation’s largest and fastest-growing network of outdoor specialty stores, announced today it will open its newest Texas location in Laredo this fall.

“For Texans, Gander Mountain is the place to go among outdoors enthusiasts who are seeking the best selection, service and prices,” said Gander Mountain Chief Executive Officer David Pratt. “We are happy to bring another new Gander Mountain store to the people in the Lone Star State, where outdoors traditions run deep and are passed down from generation to generation. We’re looking forward to giving more people in South Texas the chance to experience all that Gander Mountain offers.”

The newest Gander Mountain will be located in a new 60,310-square-foot store in the Plaza de San Isidro development, on Nafta Blvd., near the intersection of McPherson Road and U.S. 59/Bob Bullock Loop. It will be the fourth new Gander Mountain location either announced or opened in Texas in 2015. A new store opened in Killeen in March, there is a new store opening in El Paso in late May, and a new Gander Mountain will be coming to Frisco.

“Laredo’s location close to great hunting and fishing makes Gander Mountain a perfect fit for our area,” said City of Laredo Mayor Pete Saenz. “We are excited to welcome such an established retail company who can service the many outdoor enthusiasts in Laredo.”

“We appreciate the warm welcome we have received from the people in Laredo and look forward to the grand opening in the fall,” said Gander Mountain Executive Vice President and Director of Real Estate Eric Jacobsen.

Gander Mountain’s newest store will feature one of the largest selections of new and used firearms in Texas, 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 Under Armour, The North Face, GSX, Columbia, Carhartt, Guide Series and Kühl, and a wide variety of men’s and women’s active footwear featuring brands like Asics, Carhartt, Ariat, Muck, Gander Mountain, Merrell, Rocky, Reebok, Reef, Keen, Irish Setter, Teva, New Balance, Timberland, LaCrosse, Skechers, Saucony and Under Armour.

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 have access to all of Gander Mountain’s firearms, equipment, merchandise, apparel and footwear by using simple online order kiosks with easy delivery and pick-up at their favorite Gander Mountain store.

Gander Mountain also features the outdoor retail industry’s first system-wide free Online Order Pick Up system, enabling customers to purchase products on-line and pick them up in-store the same day.

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 Laredo store is the most recent location announced in a sizeable expansion. In 2012 and 2013 new Gander Mountain stores opened in:

Albany, GA Lewisville, TX Round Rock, TX
Charlottesville, VA Mesquite, TX San Antonio, TX
Dothan, AL Monroe, NC Tampa, FL
Florence, AL Morrisville, NC Tuscaloosa, AL
Gastonia, NC Opelika, AL Valdosta, GA
Lafayette, IN Rogers, MN Winston-Salem, NC

In 2014 Gander Mountain opened 23 new stores:

Algonquin, IL Gadsden, AL Newnan, GA
Arlington, TX Greenfield, IN North Charleston, SC
Augusta, GA Johnson City, NY Pensacola, FL
Avon, IN Lake Worth, TX Raleigh, NC
Champaign, IL Mt. Juliet, TN Waco, TX
Chattanooga, TN McDonough, GA West Houston, TX
Charlotte, NC Mobile, AL Woodbridge, VA
Fenton, MO Montgomery, AL

For 2015, Gander Mountain has announced or opened stores for:

El Paso, TX Marion, IL Snellville, GA
Frisco, TX Myrtle Beach, SC Tulsa Hills, OK
Killeen, TX O’Fallon, IL

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 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 OutdoorsĀ®" 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.