CHEEKTOWAGA, NY-- An outdoor store that some believe is even bigger than Bass Pro, is coming to Western New York.
Cabela's is opening it's first store in New York state in the old Wegmans store location on Walden Avenue in Cheektowaga.
Construction will begin later this year, with a planned opening in the fall of 2014.
"We are very excited to bring the Cabela's retail experience to New York," said Cabela's Chief Executive Officer Tommy Millner in a statement. "We have thousands of loyal customers across the state who are passionate for the outdoors and who share the Cabela's lifestyle. Cheektowaga's proximity to Canada, where we also have a loyal following, makes this the perfect location."
The store is expected to employ up to 200 full-time, part-time and seasonal employees.