October 22, 2016 11:26 PM ET

Specialty Retail

Company Overview of BPS Direct, L.L.C.

Company Overview

BPS Direct, L.L.C., doing business as Bass Pro Shops, operates a chain of retail stores for outdoor enthusiasts in the United States and Canada. Its stores offer fishing, boating, hunting, shooting, and camping products; shoes and boots; home products and gifts; outdoor-inspired décor and gifts; and clothing and hunting clothing for men, women, and kids. The company’s retail stores also feature restaurants. In addition, it provides rod and reel repair and embroidery services; and operates boat and ATV showrooms and service centers. Further, the company offers products online, as well as through catalogs. BPS Direct, L.L.C. was founded in 1971 and is based in Springfield, Missouri.

2500 East Kearney

Springfield, MO 65898

United States

Founded in 1971





Key Executives for BPS Direct, L.L.C.

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
President and Chief Operating Officer
Director of Conservation
Senior Director of Conservation
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

BPS Direct, L.L.C. Key Developments

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela's to Appoint John Morris as CEO to Combined Company

Bass Pro Shops has agreed to acquire Cabela’s in a transaction worth about $5.5 billion. Bass Pro Shops founder and CEO John Morris will take over as the chief executive of the combined company and will also be its majority shareholder.

Consortium Of Investors To Buy Cabela's

The consortium of BPS Direct, L.L.C., the investment arm of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) and Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) is in the lead to acquire Cabela's Incorporated (NYSE:CAB).

Universal Technical Institute Announces Three-Year Agreement with Bass Pro Shops to Supply Boats and Accessory Equipment to Support the Marine Technician Training Program

Universal Technical Institute announced a three-year agreement with Bass Pro Shops to supply boats and accessory equipment to support the marine technician training program at UTI's Marine Mechanics Institute campus in Orlando, Florida. Through the agreement, Bass Pro Shops will supply seven fully loaded boats and related accessory equipment for use as training aids and will collaborate with MMI to enhance the curricula of the Capstone and Rigging courses in its Marine Technician Specialist program.

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