Svendsen Sport offers Swedish role
Jan19

Svendsen Sport offers Swedish role

Svendsen Sport is once again strengthening its marketing team and this time the Copenhagen-based company is looking for a full-time marketer and content creator to grow the Savage Gear brand in Sweden. For more than a decade Svendsen Sport has succeeded in growing and expanding the Savage Gear brand to become a leading player in the market for predator sportsfishing equipment. A distinguished and innovative brand with a young and...

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English tackle shops can offer Click & Collect service
Jan13

English tackle shops can offer Click & Collect service

Tackle dealers in England, currently unable to open their doors to customers because of a third national lockdown to prevent the spread of Covid-19 can offer Click & Collect services instead. Industry body the Angling Trades Association has issued some advice for tackle shops regarding trading during the current lockdown, detailing how such a service could work. If fishing is open locally to you, a Click & Collect service...

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Bait firm gets go-ahead for expansion
Dec24

Bait firm gets go-ahead for expansion

Donald Cooke, the company with major fishing brands Rod Hutchinson & Bait-Tech within its portfolio, has been granted planning permission to expand its factory in Sheffield, England. The new building will hold over 400 pallets for stocks of tackle and manufactured goods ready for sale and 60 tonnes of silo space for bulk ingredients. Construction was due to start in January. The plans will also see it increasing its undercover...

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Great American Outdoors retail boost with acquisition
Dec24

Great American Outdoors retail boost with acquisition

The private company behind Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s and White River Marine Group has grown its retail portfolio further with the purchase of Sportsman’s Warehouse. It means the Great American Outdoors Group will add the retail giant’s 112 stores to its 169 outlets under the Bass Pro and Cabela’s brands. With about 44 million shares and an offer of $18 per share in cash, the deal values Sportsman’s Warehouse at about $800 million. It...

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G Loomis updates warranty and returns service
Dec16

G Loomis updates warranty and returns service

Rod maker G Loomis has enhanced its commitment to get its customers back on the water fast, with an improved warranty program and an easy-to-use Xpeditor Service for rods replacement. The firm’s continued effort to provide anglers with service long after the sale has now been extended to a ‘Born On’ serial number on all new rods. Dave Brinkerhoff at G Loomis said: “We completely understand the frustration anglers experience from...

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