ST. Paul, MN -(Ammoland.com)- Springtime means hunting, hiking, fitness and the great outdoors for many Texans.
In 2015 it will also mean new opportunities for outdoors enthusiasts in West Texas to find great prices, the top selection and friendly 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 El Paso, TX, set to open in the spring of 2015.
“Gander Mountain is already a well-known and trusted name in Texas 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 El Paso, and give our friends in West Texas more opportunities to experience our top-quality gear and knowledgeable service at great prices.”
Gander Mountain in El Paso will be located in a 52,000-square-foot store in a newly constructed shopping center, near the junction of Joe Battle Blvd. and Montwood Drive. It will be the 18th Gander Mountain location in Texas, joining existing stores in Amarillo, Beaumont, College Station, Corsicana, Houston, Lewisville, Lubbock, Mesquite, Round Rock, San Antonio, Sherman, Spring, Sugar Land, Texarkana, Tyler, a newly-opened store in Arlington and a new store coming to Lake Worth in the fall.
“As Mayor, I am excited about their presence and interest in investing in El Paso,” said Oscar Leeser, Mayor of El Paso. “The new store will bring new jobs to our community as well as an additional retail options for our constituents. I welcome Gander Mountain and look forward to their presence in the community for years to come.”
“We appreciate the warm welcome we have received from the people in El Paso and look forward to our grand opening in the fall,” said Eric Jacobsen, Gander Mountain’s Executive Vice President and Director of Real Estate.
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 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, Reef, Keen, Irish Setter, Teva, New Balance, 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 GanderMountain.
The new El Paso store is the most recent location announced in a sizeable expansion. In 2012 and 2013 new Gander Mountain stores opened in:
Round Rock, TX
San Antonio, TX
For 2014, stores have now been announced or opened for:
El Paso, TX
Lake Worth, TX
Johnson City, NY
Mt. Juliet, TN
North Charleston, SC
More new store announcements are expected soon.
Those interested in careers with Gander Mountain can explore current opportunities and submit an application on-line.
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 140 conveniently-located outdoor lifestyle stores in 25 states. Gander Mountain is also the parent company of Overton’s, a leading catalog and Internet based retailer of products for boating and other water sports enthusiasts.