West Marine is the largest specialty retailer of boating supplies and accessories, with nearly 250 company-operated stores in 38 states and Puerto Rico.
West Marine partners with nonprofit to raise money for cancer research
The company has helped raise nearly $200,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
West Marine’s Ken Seipel talks about the retailer’s future
The new CEO wants to get back to core markets, expand private-label products and look at international opportunities for the long term.
Doug Robinson is out, as the company launches a search for his replacement.
Doug Robinson is out, as the company’s private-equity owners launch an executive search for a replacement.
West Marine awards 2018 BlueFuture grants
West Marine has announced the 50 nonprofit organizations that will receive $1,500 in grant awards in the retailer’s BlueFuture waterway stewardship program. Earlier this month, West Marine distributed checks to the winners.
West Marine fundraiser to benefit Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
West Marine is continuing a partnership with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at all its retailers’ stores from Sept. 1-Sept. 30.
West Marine sponsors Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac
The retailer with have a rigging truck on site and will provide shuttle service to its store on North Halsted Street.
West Marine sponsors Florida STAR competition
West Marine is sponsoring the 4th Annual Coastal Conservation Association’s Florida STAR competition, a program designed to educate the public about the importance of conservation of Florida’s marine resources and to engage families and youth in fishing.