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Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s have been ranked as among the very best in America for their in-store customer experience, according to a new national survey. As part of the 2018 Ret... ... at nearly 30,000 locations owned by 88 retail store […]The post Bass Pro and Cabela’s ranked among America’s best appeared first on Angling International.
The man behind a number of America’s top bass boat brands is returning to the sector with a new company backed by $30m of investment. Earl Bentz, founder of the Stratos and Triton fishing boats, has launched Caymas Boats. Based in Ashland City, Tennessee, the new company is expected to start production of freshwater and […]The post Industry legend returns to bass fishing boat business appeared first on Angling International.
Big 5 Sporting Goods, a major supplier of fishing tackle across North America, saw its third quarter net sales down from the same period last year. The group reported sales of $266.4m (2017: $270.5m) and same store sales decrease by 2%. Gross profit came in at $82.5m ($87.5m). For the 39-week period ended September 30, […]The post Big Five Sporting Goods sees sales dip in third quarter appeared first on Angling International.
Two of Shimano North America’s ICAST 2018 award-winners were recognised once again at the Pitman Creek Wholesalers Show earlier this month. The SLX baitcasting reel was judged as overall best in show as well as winning the reel ... ...the event which also saw Shimano’s PowerPro Super8Slick V2 braid named best fishing line. The […]The post Shimano ICAST winners recognised at Pitman Creek show appeared first on Angling International.
Bass Pro Shops, North America’s iconic fishing tackle retail chain, is behind a significant expansion of Major League Fishing (MLF) that is being planned in 2019 to grow participation in the sport and dramatically raise its visib... ...ion of the Bass Pro Tour, a premier 80-angler, eight event series with […]The post Bass Pro Shops partners in new MLF tournament aimed at growing participation appeared first on Angling International.
Fishing equipment sales in the US have risen by more than 21% since 2011 and the number of anglers has also increased by 8%, according to a new report published this week. The 2018 Sportfishing in America: An Economic Force for Conservation study estimated that anglers spend $49.8 billion per year in retail sales associated […]The post ASA report: US tackle sales have increased by more than 21% since 2011 appeared first on Angling International.
Global apparel brand, Under Armour, bore the brunt of the blame for weak second quarter sales at one of North America’s biggest retailers of its type, Dick’s Sporting Goods. The giant, which stocks a comprehensive range of fishing tackle from the world’s top brands, saw its same store sales drop 4% during the 13-week period […]The post Under Armour hampers Dick’s Sporting Goods sales appeared first on Angling International.
Svendsen Sport brand, Savage Gear Americas, has begun the task of building its sales team to spearhead the distribution of its products across North America. Following the company’s decision to terminate its US sales agreement with long-term partner, Okuma, and go it alone under the stewardship of Vice President, Magnus Gunnarsson, it has appointed Jay […]The post Savage Gear Americas appoints National Sales Manager appeared first on Angling International.
The Fox International Group has announced that Salmo Brand Manager, Matt Rand, has added Fox Rage to his responsibilities. The move takes effect immediately. Rand has featured strongly in the success of Salmo throughout Europe and America since Fox acquired the Polish business in 2016. He now takes on the additional responsibility for the Fox […]The post Matt Rand adds Fox Rage to his responsibilities appeared first on Angling International.
Bass Pro has been named the second hottest retailer in America by the world’s largest retail trade association. The National Retail Federation (NRF) names the outdoor giant just behind Primark but above companies including Build.com, Amazon, Verizon, Dollar Gene... ...EA, Petsmart and Apple Stores/iTunes in its Hot 100. The list, published in the NRF’s magazine […]The post Bass Pro is named second hottest retailer in the USA appeared first on Angling International.