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Cabela’s Announces Opening Date of Cheektowaga, NY, Store
Cabela’s Announces Opening Date of Cheektowaga, NY, Store

Cabela’s Incorporated, the World's Foremost Outfitter® of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, will celebrate the official grand opening of its Cheektowaga, N.Y., store Thursday, August 7, 2014.

A ribbon cutting ceremony, hosted by Cabela's executives and special guests, will begin at 10:45 a.m. and conclude with the grand-opening ribbon being cut by an arrow shot from a bow by a local Cabela’s employee. Doors will open for business at 11 a.m.

Opening day will kick off a weekend-long celebration highlighted by special appearances, family events, giveaways and more. A complete schedule of events will be available on www.cabelas.com/stores when finalized.

The 88,000-square-foot store will be Cabela’s first location in New York. It is located adjacent to the Walden Galleria at the southeast corner of I-90 and Walden Avenue in a shopping center renamed “Cabela’s Crossing.” Approximately 225 full-time and part-time employees have been hired to staff the store.

The store is being built in Cabela’s next-generation layout, designed to surround customers in an outdoor-like experience with museum-quality wildlife displays. In addition to thousands of quality outdoor products, the store will include a large mountain replica, indoor archery range and archery tech room, Gun Library, Bargain Cave, Boat Shop, Deli and Fudge Shop.

Currently, Cabela’s operates 57 stores across North America with plans to open an additional 20 over the next two years.

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 also issues the Cabela’s CLUB® Visa credit card, which serves as its primary customer loyalty rewards program. Cabela’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CAB”.

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