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Nicholas Eckhart

New Owner Of Gander Mountain Releases Updated List Of 63 Stores Staying Open

Outdoors and hunting store Gander Mountain found a new owner after filing for bankruptcy in March, and what remains of the brand will become part of the Camping World chain of RV dealerships and camping supply stores. It’s a messy, painful process and the list of which Gander Mountain locations will remain open continues to change, based on the latest list released by the company’s new owners. [More]

Gander Mountain Advertises That All Stores Are Closing, But They Aren’t

Gander Mountain Advertises That All Stores Are Closing, But They Aren’t

Customers of bankrupt outdoor goods retailer Gander Mountain are understandably confused. The the company’s website says all locations are closing, but the CEO who just bought the retailer says that’s not quite true. So are they closing or not? [More]

Nicholas Eckhart

Camping World Buys What’s Left Of Bankrupt Gander Mountain

Big-box sporting goods chain Gander Mountain has a new owner, and it’s not competitor Sportsman’s Paradise, as anticipated. Instead, the recreational vehicle dealer chain Camping World won the bidding, teaming up with liquidators Tiger Capital, Hilco, Great American Group, and Gordon Brothers to buy the brand, its stores, and its inventory. [More]

Nicholas Eckhart

Bankrupt Gander Mountain Could Have A Buyer, Allowing Stores To Stay Open

When specialty sporting goods retailer Gander Mountain recently went bankrupt, the future of the company’s physical locations was in doubt. Now comes a report that there may be a buyer for Gander Mountain that could keep some of the chain’s stores open. [More]

Nicholas Eckhart

Gander Mountain Files For Bankruptcy, Plans To Close 32 Stores

The sporting goods retail apocalypse continues, and as predicted a month ago, the latest victim is Gander Mountain. The chain of hunting, fishing, and camping superstores, which does substantial business in firearms, filed for bankruptcy at the end of last week. The business will go up for auction, with company leaders hoping to close the sale by May 15. [More]

Nicholas Eckhart

Report: Outdoors Superstore Gander Mountain Looking To File For Bankruptcy

Wait, there’s yet another sporting goods store potentially headed for bankruptcy? There are reports that Gander Mountain, an outdoorsy chain that calls itself “America’s firearms superstore” is headed for bankruptcy. [More]

This Rain Poncho Is One Size Fits All Kids, Unless They’re Fat

This Rain Poncho Is One Size Fits All Kids, Unless They’re Fat

A rain poncho isn’t really a size-dependent garment. As long as it’s short enough that you don’t step on it while you walk, it’s fine for a variety of body sizes. That’s why reader Chris found this item description for a rain poncho at Gander Mountain surprising and sent it to us. It’s either refreshingly blunt or needlessly rude, depending on your point of view. [More]

Gander Mountain Fixes Your Flat Tire, Apparently Also Sells Stuff

Gander Mountain Fixes Your Flat Tire, Apparently Also Sells Stuff

This may be the bizarro world version of the Bed, Bath and Beyond store that wouldn’t let a customer use their phone to dial 911. North of Houston, Thomas witnessed employees of a Gander Mountain outdoor equipment store come to the aid of a motorist with a flat tire. A motorist who, as far as they knew, wasn’t even their customer.