NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Hunting and fishing retailer Cabela's (CAB - Get Report) has grown across America with its large, destination stores. The additional stores and strong sales per square foot have delivered exceptional returns to patient shareholders. With the company's increased prospects for a hunting and fishing mecca like Canada, investors will continue to be pleased.
For years, Canada's hunting and fishing market has been dominated by small mom and pop shops and catalog sales. Cabela's and privately-held Bass Pro Shops have seen the opportunity and both have aggressive plans to expand in the country. Bass Pro Shops has two Canadian stores, with plans for four more.
Cabela's recently opened its sixth Canadian store with its first Ontario location. From 2007 to 2013, Cabela's took the slow approach to test the Canadian market with a total of four stores. That figure will double by the end of 2014 to eight and will hit double digits by the end of 2015.
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