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Last $10.04 USD
Change Today -0.07 / -0.69%
Volume 25.3K
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West Marine, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of boating supplies, gear, apparel, footwear, and other water life-related products primarily in the United States. The company offers core boating products that comprise of maintenance, electronics, sailboat hardware, anchors/docking/moorings, engine systems, safety, electrical, plumbing, boats/outboards, ventilation, deck hardware/fasteners, navigation, trailering, seating/boat covers, and barbecues/appliances. It also provides apparel, footwear, and clothing accessories; and fishing, water sports, paddle sports, coolers, bikes, and cabin/galley merchandise. As of April 6, 2015, the company operated approximately 270 stores in 38 states of the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada. West Marine, Inc. operates stores that serve professional customers, such as businesses involved in boat sales, boat building, boat commissioning and repair, yacht chartering, marina operations, and other boating-related activities, as well as government and industrial customers. It also sells products through direct-to-consumer sales channel, which include and e-commerce websites, direct mail catalogs, and call center. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Watsonville, California.

1,791 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/12/15
Founded in 1968

west marine inc (WMAR) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Inside...
Total Annual Compensation: $600.0K
Executive Vice President of Stores & Wholesal...
Total Annual Compensation: $320.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

west marine inc (WMAR) Key Developments

West Marine, Inc. Opens New Store in Mystic, Connecticut

West Marine Inc. has opened a new store in Mystic, Connecticut.

West Marine Announces Opening of its New Store in Chicago, Il

West Marine announced the opening of its new store in Chicago, IL. At 20,000 square feet, the Halsted Street location will be the large West Marine store in the Midwest. Nearly three times the size of the old North Avenue location, it will serve the needs of everyone who loves spending time on or around the water. The new store will include: A dedicated engine parts counter with a huge selection of engine and steering-related replacement parts from brands such as Sierra, Quicksilver, Champion and Seastar. A marine electronics display with over 100 units to touch and test including theNavico ForwardScan Sonar. An expansive sailboat hardware selection. A dedicated 'Paddle World' featuring a huge selection of kayaks and stand-up paddleboards, plus a broad range of paddling accessories. 7,300 square feet of core boating products-bigger than the entire old North Avenue store. 4,700 square feet of apparel, footwear and clothing accessories for the life on the water. Port Supply hub for marine businesses. Long Distance Cruising with West Marine Founder Randy Repass & Author Sally-Christine Rodgers.

West Marine to Open its New 20,000 Sq. Ft. Midwest Store at 1160 N

West Marine announced that to open its new 20,000 sq. ft. Midwest store at 1160 N. Halsted Street in Chicago. Opening festivities kick off on April 23, at 8 a.m., and continue through April 26. The new store will cater to all those who enjoy life on the water, stocking everything from weatherproof gear to kayaks, as well as stand-up paddleboards and a wide selection of men's and women's shoes and apparel from the top nautical brands. In addition to core boating equipment such as maintenance supplies, sailboat hardware, trailer supplies and an engine parts counter, the store will have hundreds of the latest marine electronics units on display for mariners to touch and test. The new store will also serve as the company's Midwest hub for Port Supply. The Port Supply hub will serve as resource for marine businesses including professional boat builders, boat yards, boat dealers and governmental agencies.


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