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Clear Water Outdoor

Successful, profitable, and expanding since 2005, we're seeking capital for expansion into additional markets.

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Retailing / Distribution
  • Location Lake Geneva, WI, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2005
  • Employees 15
  • Website

Company Summary

We made sports and outdoor retail high-end and more profitable. We exceed industry averages on sales per square foot, margins, inventory turns; and do it at half the occupancy cost. Top vendors include Patagonia, Prana, Lole, Kuhl, Mountain Hardwear, Salomon, and more. We also operate the successful and rapidly growing eCommerce site


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    Brian Waspi

    Brian heads up our eCommerce and internet sales efforts. Previous pursuits have included owner and President of Enviroanalysis, Inc (later Airomed Hospital Services through merger), a national environmental consulting company. He also co-founded two successful eCommerce companies that are successful and operating today. Brian leveraged past relationships and personal finances for the new eCommerce platform with sales growing at 50% per year.

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    Sarah Schuster

    Sarah is a retail industry veteran and a founder of the Clear Water Outdoor brand. Mrs. Schuster has accumulated over 25 years experience in Specialty Outdoor Retail with industry moguls like REI and Eddie Bauer, mid-size stores such as Popular Outdoor, McKenzie Outfitters, and individual specialty shops like Mountain Sports and Domenic’s Cycling.

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    David Schuster

    David holds a BSBA in Economics and has 12 years experience in the financial services industry. He is seasoned in financial math, statistics, profitability, and analysis. Mr. Schuster has served as a Licensed Series 8 Securities Compliance Officer and an Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS). He also held Series 63 and Series 7 Securities Licenses while working in Corporate Executive Services for Charles Schwab.


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    Foley & Lardner LLP (Madison Office)
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    Coleen Hagar, CPA