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CO: Scheels Sporting Goods Opens 2nd Colo. Springs Store, Hiring 415

29 Mar, 2021


Scheels Sporting Goods has opened its second store in Colorado Springs, Colo., and has hired 415 employees for the location. The two-story 220,000-square-foot store off of Interquest Parkway is like an amusement park that also sells sporting and camping gear.
 
The location will feature a 65-foot Ferris wheel in the center of the store with 16 cars, a 16,000-gallon saltwater aquarium and interactive and arcade games. The 35-foot-tall, 20,000-pound Wildlife Mountain features more than 200 taxidermy-preserved animals including big and small game and all birds in North American birds. The location will also include Fuzziwig’s Candy Shop and Ginna’s Cafe.
 
The North Dakota-based retailer is employee-owned. The Colorado Springs location is Scheels’ 29th store.
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