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Unread 03-10-2009, 10:40 PM
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Sportsmans Warehouse liquidating and selling stores

Sportsmans Warehouse is liquidating 23 stores, and selling another 15 to a Canadian Company.

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    Unread 03-10-2009, 11:16 PM
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    Re: Sportsmans Warehouse liquidating and selling stores

    I wonder what happens to the stores that UFA co-op buys? Keep as an outdoor store or change over to whatever it is that they do?
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    Unread 03-11-2009, 10:15 AM
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    Re: Sportsmans Warehouse liquidating and selling stores

    Crap!! Mine is getting dumped! I was wondering why they haven't replenished any stock lately.
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    Unread 03-11-2009, 10:27 AM
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    Re: Sportsmans Warehouse liquidating and selling stores

    BOTH stores here in Vegas are closing. One was literally within shooting distance from my house and was only open since late November....
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    Unread 03-11-2009, 11:18 AM
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    Re: Sportsmans Warehouse liquidating and selling stores

    Last year UFA co-op added a few words to their mission statement, essentially it was to "have fun".

    They decided that to meet this new part of their mission statement that they would start buying hunting/fishing shops. Last year they bought the two main outfits in Calgary (Wholesale Sports and Russell Sports). Personally, I haven't really noticed much difference (the service still sucks ). Outdoors folks in Calgary have not been that impressed with Wholesale for a long time.

    We'd heard the rumor about Sportsmans Warehouse, so obviously co-op is doing ok I guess to be spending all this money.

    Next month we've got a Bass Pro Shops opening up just north of the city, people have been looking forward to it for some time. I hear they're anticipating 85,000 people for opening day! I don't think I'll be there opening day but will make it up there in the first month.

    There's also been rumors for a few years that Cabelas has bought land to the west of the city.

    This would be nice to have some real outdoors stores up here.
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    Unread 03-11-2009, 11:24 AM
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    Re: Sportsmans Warehouse liquidating and selling stores

    Yup, Mine is closing too... but I do most of my shopping at Scheels anywho. Sportsmans had a ok selection of relaoding, but they were a little more spendy. Nice atmosphere though!
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    Re: Sportsmans Warehouse liquidating and selling stores

    They havnt restocked jack in the reloading supply section since they opened their doors here over a year ago,they could close ours,no big loss.
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