SIDNEY, Neb. (May 27, 2014) – Cabela’s Canada will celebrate the official grand opening of its new Barrie, Ontario store at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 10. A ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by Cabela’s executives and special guests will begin at 10:45 a.m.
Opening day will kick off a weekend-long celebration highlighted by special appearances, family events, giveaways and more.
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The 70,000-square-foot store – Cabela’s first Ontario location – will be located near the intersection of Highway 400 and Mapleview Drive in the Park Place Shopping Centre. It is expected to employ approximately 200 full time and part time employees.
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The building’s exterior will reflect Cabela’s popular store model with log construction, stonework, wood siding and metal roofing. A large glass storefront will allow customers to view much of the store’s interior as they approach the building.
The inside will feature the company’s next-generation layout designed to surround customers in an outdoor experience, including museum-quality wildlife displays and a large mountain replica. In addition to thousands of quality outdoor products, the store also will feature an indoor archery range and archery tech room, Bargain Cave and Fudge Shop.
Cabela’s Canada was established in 2007 with a store and headquarters for Canadian operations in Winnipeg, Manitoba. In 2010 Cabela’s Canada opened its current corporate headquarters, call centre and distribution centre in Winnipeg.
Currently, Cabela’s operates 55 stores across North America with plans to open an additional 19 over the next two years, including locations in Nanaimo, British Columbia, this fall; and Moncton, New Brunswick, in 2015.
About Cabela’s Incorporated
Cabela’s Incorporated, headquartered in Sidney, Nebraska, is a leading specialty retailer, and the world’s largest direct marketer of hunting, fishing, camping and related outdoor merchandise. Since the Company’s founding in 1961, Cabela’s® has grown to become one of the most well-known outdoor recreation brands in the world, and has long been recognized as the World’s Foremost Outfitter®. Through Cabela’s growing number of retail stores and its well-established direct business, it offers a wide and distinctive selection of high-quality outdoor products at competitive prices while providing superior customer service. Cabela’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CAB”.