Updated: Cabela’s Plans to Open Store in Woodbury

The store is set to open in Tamarack Village.

Updated: 1:32 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 16

The site is actually north of Tamarack Village.


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Outdoor retailer Cabela’s on Tuesday announced plans to build a new store in Woodbury’s Tamarack Village.

“Minnesota offers a tremendous array of outdoor pursuits and that has been highlighted by the commitment and loyalty of Cabela’s customers across the state,” CEO Tommy Millner said in a release. “Cabela’s has had remarkable success in the East Grand Forks, Owatonna and Rogers locations and we expect similar results in Woodbury.”

The store is set to open in the fall of 2014.

The Woodbury location will be Cabela’s fourth store in Minnesota, and construction on the 85,000-square-foot store is expected to start in the fall of 2013, said Wes Remmer, Cabela's spokesman.

"We're excited to get going and give our customers the Cabela's experience," he said.

Cabela's has a loyal following in Minnesota, Remmer said, and Woodbury was a "natural fit."

"Minnesota fits the bill—it's a Cabela's kind of place," he said.

Cabela’s expects to hire 185 full- and part-time workers, according to the release.

The store offers thousands of products, including hunting, fishing, camping and boating gear, among other items.

The building’s exterior will have the typical Cabela’s look: log construction, stonework, wood siding and metal roofing, the release says.

The inside will feature the retailer’s “next-generation layout, designed to surround customers in an outdoor experience, including dynamic wildlife displays and trophy animal mounts displayed on a mountain. The store will also feature a Boat Shop, Gun Library, aquarium, Bargain Cave and Fudge Shop,” according to the release.

The trophy animals will be local to Minnesota, Remmer said.


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Troy Schmidt January 18, 2013 at 03:30 AM
The Sportsman's Warehouse building is owned by Sam's Club. I think Cabela's likes to own their buildings.
Kris Janisch January 18, 2013 at 02:07 PM
Thanks for the info Troy.
Roger January 21, 2013 at 12:21 AM
Yeah, another redneck store. I can't wait...
Caleb January 30, 2013 at 11:04 PM
The sportsmans wear house is way too small. Have you seen other cabelas? They like standalone buildings surrounded by a huge parking lot that only they exist on. Should be awesome.
Kris Janisch January 30, 2013 at 11:05 PM
Good call Caleb. Should have good visibility from I-94 too.


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