By Tom Knighton
It’s been a busy year for Bass Pro Shops. After all, their merger with Cabela’s not just cleared the playing field a bit for their retail business, but also gave them broader reach and a plethora of new stores to call their own. If nothing else happened, that would be enough good news for a company.
However, it also seems they’re the number two hottest retailer out there right now.
Bass Pro Shops has been named the number two hottest retailer in America by the National Retail Federation (NRF)—the world’s largest retail trade association representing more than 18,000 companies from the United States and more than 45 countries.
The position put the company ahead of some of the nation’s premier retail giants, including Amazon, PetSmart, IKEA, Verizon and others. Firearms, ammunition and accessories are featured in each store, a tradition that continued in 2017 as it joined forces with Cabela’s to offer the “best-of-the-best” shopping experience for outdoor enthusiasts.
“Bass Pro has made regular appearances in the Hot 100, but none as high as this year’s No. 2 ranking after completing a prolonged acquisition of Cabela’s last September,” the NRF said in announcing members of the annual list.
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Source:: Bearing Arms