Bass Pro Shops Will Buy Cabela’s For $5.5 Billion, CEO Gives A Huge Shout Out To America

It’s impossible to imagine two stores more authentically American than the hunting/fishing empires of Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s. In a landmark move, today Bass Pro Shops announced that it will be buying Cabela’s for $5.5 billion.

via Dealbook:

Bass Pro Shops — which remains privately held, largely by Johnny Morris, who started the company 45 years ago in his father’s liquor store near Springfield, Mo. — plans to purchase Cabela’s for about $65.50 a share in cash,...

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