Real Estate and the Retail Magnet

Fast Company recently recognized Cabela's with a Customers First Award. In today's New York Times, Kate Murphy takes a slightly different look at the company's business model — particularly its approach to real estate acquisition.

Not only does Cabela's actively seek tax incentives and the like, it often restricts what other businesses can locate near their properties — and even buys adjacent land so they can control its management and development. It's an interesting read.

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