Cabela’s Incorporated (NYSE: CAB) was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Sidney, Nebraska, with 19,100 full-time employees (2017). It is a retailer of hunting, fishing, camping products and related outdoor products.
Cabela’s Inc. (CAB):
Cabela’s was established in 1961 and listed on the NYSE in 2004 with its IPO. It mainly engages in professional retail and factory direct sales of hunting, fishing, camping products, and related outdoor products, together with its subsidiaries. Cabellas’ product portfolio includes hunting equipment (guns, ammunition, binoculars, archery products, and related accessories and consumables), wear-resistant clothing and footwear, sportswear and footwear, workwear products, casual wear and footwear, It also provides various equipment and accessories, including fishing and various outdoor activities application products, boats, electronic products, marine accessories and equipment, camping supplies and equipment, outdoor cooking preparation utensils and cooking products, gifts and home furnishings, ATV (all-terrain vehicles) models and accessories, trailers and their parts.
Cabellas’ business is divided into 3 departments: retail, direct sales, and financial services.
- Retail department: sell products and provide services through retail stores.
- Direct sales department: sell products through e-commerce websites, such as Cabelas.com, Cabelas.ca, and through mail order catalogs.
- Financial Services Department: Issuing Cabela’s CLUB co-branded VISA credit card, providing credit card reward programs, order deposit certificates, and underwriting credit statistics; Cabela’s CLUB co-branded VISA credit card can be used through various channels, such as websites, retail stores, telephone sales, catalog sales, etc. .
As of December 31, 2016, Cabela’s operates 85 chain stores in North America (74 in the U.S. and 11 in Canada). At the same time, Cabela’s online mail order is exported to 50 U.S. states and 120 countries around the world.
Cabela’s Inc. (CAB) investment:
From October to November 2015, market rumors: Bass Pro Shops, a private outdoor goods retailer, intends to acquire Cabellas. Related reports were issued by Bloomberg and Reuters .