By Tom Knighton
Last year, when Bass Pro Shops purchased their biggest competitor, Cabela’s, it left a lot of us wondering just what would happen. How would the merger manifest itself in the long term?
Well, an Arkansas store may well be a glimpse at part of that future.
The 100,000-square-foot Cabela’s in Rogers in Arkansas is currently undergoing a significant renovation to bring Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s and Tracker Boats together under one roof for the first time. The plans represent the first significant retail location upgrade since Bass Pro Shops acquired Cabela’s last fall.
“Rogers, Arkansas and the surrounding area is one of the best regions in the country for fishing, hunting and outdoor recreation. We’re very excited to unite these iconic American brands to better serve the area’s many outdoor enthusiasts,” said noted conservationist and Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris. “Our vision is to create the ‘best-of-the-best’ shopping experience that includes the superior products, outstanding customer service and exceptional value our customers have come to expect. At our newly expanded Rogers location, customers will discover the best of Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s and Tracker Boats all under one roof.”
Customers will recognize the changes even before stepping inside, as new …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms