Cabela’s Incorporated (NYSE:CAB), the World’s Foremost Outfitter® of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, announced today plans to introduce the unique Cabela’s retail experience to customers in three new markets in 2015 and 2016 – Ammon, Idaho; Short Pump, Va.; and Fort Oglethorpe, Ga.
Construction is scheduled to begin later this year and Cabela’s plans to open the location in spring 2015. The 42,000-square-foot store will be located in the Sandcreek Commons development near Hitt Road and Sunnyside Avenue off Interstate 15, serving the greater Idaho Falls area.
It will be Cabela’s third Idaho location, joining the Boise store opened in 2006 and the Post Falls store opened in 2007. Cabela’s expects the store to employ approximately 90 full-time and part-time employees, most of whom will come from Ammon and the surrounding area.The Ammon store will be designed with a rugged look and feel and offer seasonal product assortments. In addition to thousands of quality outdoor products, the store also will feature museum-quality wildlife displays, innovative digital signage, an indoor archery range and archery tech room, gun counter and more. Customers will be treated to the exciting Cabela’s shopping experience with access to all Cabela’s merchandise via online order kiosks, as well as free shipping with an in-store pickup program. In-store pickup allows customers to order Cabela’s gear ahead of time and pick it up at their convenience at the store of their choice. “It’s incredibly exciting to announce a third location in Idaho, a place Cabela’s loves,” said Tommy Millner, Cabela’s Chief Executive Officer. “The continued loyalty of Cabela’s customers across the state, coupled with the success of our Boise and Post Falls locations, made it an easy decision to open a store in Ammon.” SHORT PUMP Construction is scheduled to begin in 2015 and Cabela’s anticipates a spring 2016 opening. The 97,500-square-foot store will be located in the Short Pump Station regional shopping center near the intersection of West Broad Street and Cold Hill Lane along Interstate 64, serving the greater Richmond area.