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Bass Pro to buy Cabelas
« on: October 03, 2016, 07:26:14 AM »
Hi, get ready for higher BP revolver prices. News: Bass Pro is buying Cabelas.

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Re: Bass Pro to buy Cabelas
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2016, 08:48:54 AM »
What supports your statement ?
Cabelas went through this several months ago,
and was debunked by their sales personnel as an internet rumor
« Last Edit: October 03, 2016, 08:51:07 AM by Hewy »
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Re: Bass Pro to buy Cabelas
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2016, 08:59:00 AM »
What supports your statement ?
Cabelas went through this several months ago,
and was debunked by their sales personnel as an internet rumor
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Last time around, Cabelas spokespersons vehemently denied the rumor.
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Re: Bass Pro to buy Cabelas
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2016, 09:08:36 AM »
According to the front page of USA Today it's true.   Sounds like a done deal now.   
Here's the story....http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2016/10/03/bass-pro-shops-cabelas-acquisition/91459212/.   

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Re: Bass Pro to buy Cabelas
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2016, 10:09:16 AM »
Can I say it ? Oh S... ^j) I don't like Bass Pro other than their store atmosphere.
We don't have a Cabelas in Calf. Bass has very little to zero black powder products.
All other gun items are expensive.
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Re: Bass Pro to buy Cabelas
« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2016, 10:39:47 AM »
Why would we doubt any statement that Richard makes?! I wonder if they (Cabela's) will have any good sales before they are taken over? In my opinion, the only bargains were the black powder guns, other stuff was over priced.

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Re: Bass Pro to buy Cabelas
« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2016, 11:01:10 AM »
Cabelas has a $3.8 million settlement out standing that was settled out of court in
order to avoid additional court and other costs associated with it.
The suite settlement appears to stem from Calif "phone in" customers, that were not told by Cabelas
personnel that "this call may be recorded" Being a class action suite all folks that called  are members
of the settlement funds. I received a letter encouraging me to participate in the fund dispersement.
Cabelas will be paying anyway, so I was told by the letter to  "get your fair share"
 {;o Wonder how much that will be after Bass has aquired Cabelas. Payout to begin first quarter 2017.
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Re: Bass Pro to buy Cabelas
« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2016, 11:07:50 AM »
Thank you for the alert Richard.
Hewy
« Last Edit: October 03, 2016, 12:03:59 PM by Hewy »
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Re: Bass Pro to buy Cabelas
« Reply #8 on: October 03, 2016, 11:12:15 AM »
Why would we doubt any statement that Richard makes?! I wonder if they (Cabela's) will have any good sales before they are taken over? In my opinion, the only bargains were the black powder guns, other stuff was over priced.

Hi mazo, thanks for the reply. I think we could see a  short super sale for Cabelas to trim their inventory.

A few months ago I called Cabelas on the Bass Pro rumor and they did vehemently deny the rumor. There's a principle, where there's smoke there will probably be fire. I reported what I was told at that time. Nothing is forever.

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Re: Bass Pro to buy Cabelas
« Reply #9 on: October 03, 2016, 11:54:55 AM »
If you search for and read a few articles that came out today,  Bass Pro expects to keep the Cabela's brand and most of the stores will stay open.    I hope this is true but I buy very little from either Bass Pro or Cabela's.   Bass Pro is the only store in the Denver Metro area that sells real Black Powder so I have to buy it there or order online.