Cabela’s Incorporated (NYSE:CAB) announced today plans to bring the unique Cabela’s retail experience to customers in Moncton, New Brunswick, and the surrounding area.
The 50,000-square-foot store is scheduled to open in 2015 and will employ approximately 140 full-time, part-time and seasonal employees. Most will come from Moncton and the surrounding area.
The store will be located in a new development being developed by Cordova Realty near the intersection of the Mapleton Parkway and Trans-Canada Highway. It will be Cabela’s first location in the greater Atlantic Canada area.
“Thousands of outdoorsmen and women across New Brunswick have supported Cabela’s through our catalogues and website for many, many years,” said Tommy Millner, Cabela’s Chief Executive Officer. “To finally bring those loyal customers the extraordinary Cabela’s retail experience is gratifying and speaks to how we feel about Atlantic Canada.”In addition to thousands of quality outdoor products, the store will include a mountain replica, museum-quality wildlife displays and an indoor archery range, among other unique features. Cabela's Incorporated, the World's Foremost Outfitter® of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, established Cabela’s Canada in 2007 with a retail store and headquarters for Canadian operations in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Cabela’s stores showcase thousands of products, including hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, boating and wildlife-watching gear, as well as clothing and outdoor-themed gifts and furnishings. The company is famous for its strong brand and world-renowned reputation for delivering quality merchandise, value and legendary customer service. Currently, Cabela’s operates 50 stores across North America, including four in Canada – Saskatoon and Regina, Saskatchewan; Edmonton, Alberta; and Winnipeg. The company has announced plans to open an additional 18 locations across North America over the next two years, including a second Edmonton location in spring 2014; a Barrie, Ontario, location in summer 2014; and a Nanaimo, British Columbia, location in fall of 2014.