Popular outdoors retailer to open third Tennessee location in Mt. Juliet.
ST. PAUL, MN, December 13, 2013 — Outdoors enthusiasts throughout Middle Tennessee will soon have a new opportunity to find great prices, selection and service when shopping for the best in gear and apparel.
Gander Mountain is expanding the nation’s largest and fastest growing network of outdoor specialty stores with a new location in Mt. Juliet, set to open in the spring of 2014.
“For many years, Gander Mountain has been a well-known and trusted name in Tennessee among those who love the outdoors, and who enjoy great traditions like hunting, fishing, hiking, boating and camping,” said David Pratt, Gander Mountain’s president and CEO.
“We are thrilled to bring a new Gander Mountain store to Middle Tennessee, and give more of our friends in Mt. Juliet and the greater Nashville metro area opportunities to experience our top-quality gear and knowledgeable service at great prices.”
The new store will be located in a new 52,000-square-foot space adjacent to Providence Marketplace, near the intersection of I-40 and Highway 171/Mt. Juliet Road.
“This is great news for the citizens of Mt. Juliet and our entire region,” said Mt. Juliet Mayor Ed Hagerty.
“Gander Mountain has a highly-regarded reputation and will be a perfect fit for our community’s diverse retail mix. I’m pleased to welcome this quality company to Mt. Juliet and to Middle Tennessee. Gander Mountain is a destination store and will bring shoppers from many counties and even from other states to our 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 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 Mt. Juliet 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 and Mt. Juliet, TN, 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.
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.