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Gander Mountain announces athletic shoe expansion, adds 400 jobs

St. Paul-based Gander Mountain Company will now offer more "performance" footwear from brands like Adidas, Asics and New Balance. The retailer is expanding its shoe department to add more than 20 brands of athletic shoes and hiring 400 additional employees.
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St. Paul-based Gander Mountain Company will now offer more "performance" footwear from brands like Adidas, Asics and New Balance. The retailer is expanding its shoe department to add more than 20 brands of athletic shoes and hiring 400 additional employees.

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