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New Chicago West Marine store to serve as flagship Midwest location

CHICAGO -- West Marine, the world's largest boating equipment and waterlife outfitter, will soon open its new 20,000 sq. ft. flagship Midwest store at 1160 N. Halsted Street in Chicago. Grand Opening festivities kick off on Thursday, April 23, at 8 a.m., and continue through Sunday, April 26. Grand Opening events include a Cruising for a Cause charity night to benefit local ...

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West Marine announces New Product Review Day on March 20

WATSONVILLE, Calif. -- West Marine, one of the world's largest waterlife retailers, announced its New Product Review Day set for Friday, March 20, 2015. West Marine's New Product Review Day allows prospective inventors and vendors to pitch new products to West Marine category managers for consideration to be sold in West Marine retail stores and westmarine.com. "New product review day is a ...

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West Marine reports 2014 results, gives 2015 outlook

WATSONVILLE, Calif. -- West Marine, Inc. (Nasdaq:WMAR) today reported unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 3, 2015. Fiscal 2014 was a 53-week year for the company and both the full year and fourth quarter benefitted from the additional week. Net revenues for the 53-week period increased 1.9% compared to the 52-week period last year ...

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West Marine announces Q4 webcast and conference call

WATSONVILLE, Calif. – West Marine, Inc. (Nasdaq:WMAR) will report its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014 financial results and 2015 earnings outlook before market open on Thursday, February 26, 2015, and will host a conference call later that same day at 1 pm EST. The conference call will be simultaneously webcast live over the Internet at www.westmarine.com on the "Investor ...

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West Marine awards $30,000 in marine conservation grants

WATSONVILLE, Calif. – West Marine, the largest omni-channel specialty retailer exclusively offering marine gear, apparel and footwear, today announced the recipients of their annual Marine Conservation Grants program.  Grants are being awarded to organizations who are working to “improve and protect marine habitat,” which is a key part of West Marine’s mission. The Marine Conservation Grants area component of West Marine’s ...

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West Marine announces new PortSupply.com

WATSONVILLE, Calif. -- West Marine, the world’s largest specialty retailer exclusively offering boating gear, apparel, footwear and other waterlife related products, announced the launch of a new Portsupply.com.  Founded in 1978, shortly after West Marine began operating, Port Supply is the company’s wholesale division which serves the needs of boat dealers, builders, marinas and yards, charter boat business, plus institutional and ...

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West Marine reports improved 2014 revenues, announces CFO transition

WATSONVILLE, Calif. -- West Marine, Inc. announced certain preliminary and unaudited financial results and updated earnings guidance for its fiscal year ended January 3, 2015, or fiscal 2014, and the resignation of its Chief Financial Officer. Fiscal 2014 Guidance Update Total revenues for fiscal 2014 are expected to be approximately $676 million, within the range of previously-issued guidance of $665 ...

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