Posts tagged Outdoor Retail
Outdoor Stores - Meet Thy DOOM!!!

I have a love hate relationship with outdoor stores.  The more of them I find on my travels, the more my love begins to fade to the point where though I may enter their doors, I do my best to avoid talking to anyone.  Why?  I can assure you it's not because I'm socially awkward, but rather it's because I regularly know more about the products being sold than the employees do.  The only exception I've found to this is in a specialty store where the footprint is small, the theme is clear, and the owner or employees actually do the activity the store sells gear for.  I hate to say it folks, but more often than not, outdoor stores suck.

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