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Gearhead Outfitters Expands to Colorado With Store Acquisitions

The deal for two Summit Canyon Mountaineering stores grows Gearhead's footprint to more than 20 locations in seven states. read more >
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Hire Attitude and Train Skills: Gearhead Outfitter’s Bottom-Up Management StyleLock Icon

“We develop talent by hiring cool people to sell cool products,” owner Ted Herget said. read more >
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Gearhead Riding High Again: Looking Back on a 27-Year Ride with Ted HergetLock Icon

Herget started his business in a friend’s living room in 1997 and now owns 20 stores. read more >

Gearhead Riding High Again: Looking Back on 27 Years With Ted Herget

Ted Herget is a study in contradictions. He constantly runs marathons and rides thousands of miles on a bicycle every year. Yet he likes to relax, and 10 days ago […] read more >
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Pedaling Progress: Bentonville’s Evolution as a Global Cycling HubLock Icon

Manufacturers, retailers and tourists discover Bentonville, the self-proclaimed mountain biking capital of the world. read more >
A rendering of the Gearhead Outfitters store set to open by the end of the year inside the former Sears building that is part of The Uptown development in Jonesboro.
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Commercial Projects Flourish in Jonesboro

The Uptown retail project attracts tenants displaced by March 2020 tornado. read more >
Ted Herget, owner of Gearhead Outfitters
Retail

Gamble Home, Gearhead Outfitters Buy Sears Building in Jonesboro

Jonesboro retailers Gamble Home Furnishings and Gearhead Outfitters are the new owners of what one broker calls the "single most important retail building in the history of our city," the 82,000-SF Sears building at Highland Drive and Caraway Road. read more >
A tornado on March 28 hit Jonesboro’s Mall at Turtle Creek particularly hard. Ted Herget’s Gearhead Outfitters sustained extensive damage.
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Gearhead Outfitters Keeps On Through Coronavirus, Tornado, DiscontentLock Icon

Since Arkansas Business last visited with Ted Herget about the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on his Gearhead Outfitters, the company has added tornado and civil unrest to the list of challenges it has faced. read more >
The Mall at Turtle Creek in Jonesboro.
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Tenants Wait to Take Jonesboro Mall’s Measure

While Arkansas’ phased, reopening of businesses is underway, tenants of the storm-ravaged Mall at Turtle Creek in Jonesboro are trying to figure out where their businesses are going to be. read more >
Ted Herget, the owner of Gearhead Outfitters of Jonesboro.
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In Coronavirus Outbreak, Arkansas Businesses Fight for Their FutureLock Icon

The voices of small-business owners in Arkansas betray their anxiety, even anguish approaching grief, as they fight for their future — and a future for their employees — in a world upended by a deadly pandemic. read more >
Ted Herget, the owner of Gearhead Outfitters of Jonesboro.
Tourism

Gearhead Outfitters Buys Rock/Creek Outfitters, Uncle Dan’s Outdoor Store

Gearhead Outfitters of Jonesboro acquires Rock/Creek Outfitters of Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Uncle Dan's Outdoor Store, expanding its brick-and-mortar retail holdings across the country. read more >
Ted Herget, the owner of Gearhead Outfitters of Jonesboro.
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Gearhead Chief Puts Money Where Youth Is, in Downtown Jonesboro

These days, Gearhead founder Ted Herget can be seen driving, biking — or sometimes riding a motorized longboard — around Jonesboro, keeping tabs on the residential complexes he has built or is developing. read more >
Ted Herget
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Gearhead Outfitters’ Ted Herget on Winning Regional Customers Against National Online Retailers

Ted Herget is the founder and president of Gearhead Outfitters in Jonesboro, the 2015 Arkansas Business of the Year winner in Category II. read more >
Cameron Smith of Cameron Smith & Associates in Rogers accepted the award for Arkansas Business Executive of the Year Thursday night at the Arkansas Business of the Year awards ceremony held at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. Karen Fetzer, executive director of the Rotary Club of Little Rock, won the Nonprofit Executive of the Year award.
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Cameron Smith, Karen Fetzer Named Top Executives at Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

Cameron Smith of Cameron Smith Associates of Rogers and Karen Fetzer of the Rotary Club of Little Rock won executive of the year awards at Thursday's 27th annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. read more >
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Gearhead Outfitters Expands South to Shreveport

Gearhead Outfitters, a family-owned and operated outdoor lifestyle retailer with stores in Jonesboro and Little Rock, has recently expanded to the south, opening its first location out of Arkansas at the Mall St. Vincent in Shreveport. read more >