Outfitters who work for Cabela's put Mary D--k and Jim up on a pedestal. Tommy is the fall guy for everything. He's the big bad Wolf. They can't see how the Cabela's family screwed over the entire town of Sidney. Tommy plays the bad guy for an $8... read more
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They are allowing summit pricing on Cabelas brand stuff from beginning of November to end of December. Trying to clear out merchandise to make way for newer branded items?
How many millions of $$ was wasted on the tractors?
"We don't want to spend money on technology". Instead you promoted your buddies. " Tractors are a great idea". Every outfitter except the exec team thought the opposite. "We'll fill that new building and expand". How about seeing some expansion... read more
I've been seeing signs posted all over and have read emails and and listened to rah rah speeches regarding tomorrows Vision 2020 announcement......Let me try to get my head around this......Isn't this the same vision that ran the company into the... read more
From the Director level and below, why not stage a corporate HQ wide sick out. Use the corporate wide messaging service to engage in setting the day of the sick out. But, it will take the majority of the rank and file employees to do this to make it... read more
“I want to assure you that Bass Pro Shops understands and respects both the importance of our culture and our deep Nebraska roots.” Translation: Money is money, so we're gonna tell you whatever we need to in order to prevent you from being distracted... read more
The whole thing was a house of cards....I was asked in 2008/2009 to look as what would happen with a BPS/CAB merger. You had Castner funding Nienhueser and G-- to run for the City Council, massive land deals that had were written off, Executive's... read more
It has almost been a year since KULR broke the story that BP purchased Cab. They should be proud of themselves for telling the truth and so few people believed it
What is the plan with Canada Operations? We have been told NOTHING. Can you share the word from down in the US? Bobbi the VP came and made it sound all ok, just want to make sure... We only received the same email the US got which had nothing about... read more
When I worked for Corporate a few years ago, I was given stock every year as part of hitting our performance goals. And every year when I signed it, it automatically put me into a non-compete agreement for 18 months as well as the fine print that... read more
Dread the thought of going to work tomorrow. I work at corporate in Sidney. Nobody is happy. So much whispering and wondering. We all know long term employment is not a reality. I am not sure where to go from here. Where do I start? Born and raised... read more
http://catherinescareercorner.com/2015/05/07/cope-with-job-loss-12-ways-infographic/ Outfitters please don't wait, prepare now. Always remember what is happening is not a reflection of your capabilities. You have achieved great things and you will... read more
Does anyone think that Tommy was brought in back in '09 for this reason? Internally we were NEVER told the company had this much debt. Tommy had a track record and has clearly been talking to BP for a while. The activist investor was just a... read more
All the visits from Johnny, the "we'll keep some operations in Sidney", the "now is the time to shine", and the rest of the ra-ra tactics is just a farce to keep lot's of people from leaving. If people start bailing, it won't be good for either... read more
As I read stories shared by employees, both past and current, it is apparent that as a public company, there was and currently is targeted discrimination, cooked books and illegal, unethical business practices with the implied intent of deceiving... read more
When I accepted a position at Cabelas something in my head told me it was not right. But I love the outdoors and the outdoors products. I always wanted to manage a team that worked in that environment. After I got there it became more obvious that I... read more
All of a sudden we have a new bunch of bosses. We are told that things will be OK. Meanwhile I wonder why this all happened. Did we really need to be acquired or was this orchestrated by insiders and BP and Wall Street in phases over the years with... read more
As I think of tommy's long ago promise of serve to leadership and transparency, the lottery for current employees to hear the new owner, unbelievable. As with Hillary, believe nothing that comes from his mouth or his actions. He has ripped off a... read more
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And the lawsuits start over the under handling of the sale to Bass Pro. LOL
I moved to town and tried to buy one of those overpriced houses. Bank on the hill told me get my 20% down and he would forgive the credit score. I saved up my 20%, found the house I wanted, guy at bank on the hill decides he doesn't want to loan to... read more
"Millward said he continued construction this year despite red flags about Cabela’s and despite two other contractors pulling out. He kept going based on the assurance of Cabela’s executives, he said. “We kept being told ‘We’re just restructuring... read more
December 13,2016 is annual stockholder meeting, according to SEC document filed Friday 10/7/2016.
This is ancient history comparatively but many of you do not know this . I know management or Sidney has never talked about this:... read more
It could be that current homeowners in Sidney grossly overpaid for their homes to begin with and are now about to experience to bursting of the housing bubble that the rest of the country experienced eight(ish) years ago. Due to supply and demand... read more
Wise up folks and stop believing Cabelas has your best interest in mind......Still think they are going to be transparent?????......still believe in the 20/20 vision???......take a look at the close of yesterdays market. There was a total of... read more
Now that the stores will be under new ownership, you have to wonder if any stores not pulling their weight will get re-assigned personnel. I read the article that says we were in deep debt. That money has to be paid back. I think we will have a new... read more
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I'm trying to write about the number of homes for sale in Sidney and what might happen to the market in the wake of this news. If you are selling your home or are worried about your home's value, please contact me. 402-444-1414 or... read more
Finally, a read that tells the real story. Can't believe the board thought this was how to run a business and let it go for so long. http://theconservativeincomeinvestor.com/2016/10/03/cabelas-merger-with-bass-pro-shops-analysis/
Has anyone seen this anywhere else or is it just artistic license on the writer's part? "If there's any good news out of the announcement, it came from Bass Pro Shops founder and CEO Johnny Morris. He wants to grow the Cabela's brand alongside Bass... read more
Love, Tommy, Mary, and the West Virginia hillbilly and his WalMart cronies.
I got out of Cabela's Corporate management 7 months ago because I saw the writing on the wall. It's hard to ruin a company with a single decision but I feel that going public back in 2004 will prove to have been Cabela's fatal mistake. Greed and... read more
As unfortunate as this is for us -- we can't afford to wait around and see what happens to us. Most of us realize that there is not a future in Sidney, NE going forward. For those of you in retail stores, your in a much better position than those in... read more
It's not the same company D--k built folks. It's not about Sidney, it's business: Tommy will take $8.1 Million Scott will take $3.4 Million Baker will take $2.6 Million Ralph will take $3.4 Million Copeland will take $3.2 Million Linneman will take... read more
To my now former supervisor: I'm sure you were completely justified in selecting me for termination. After all, you spoke to me once or twice during your tenure in your latest position. I'm sure you evaluated me fairly. And during your time pushing... read more
I like bass pro and liked cabelas a long time back, but the layoff last year was the best day of my tenure at cabelas, I was sooo happy to receive the RIF offer. I saw it coming and was happy for the exit option. what a cluster the last two years had... read more