06/28/2018 Cat5 Commerce named Top Workplace by St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Niche online retailer Cat5 Commerce was recognized as a Top Workplace for the third year in a row by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement.
11/27/2015 New Army Camo Prompts Cat5 Expansion
Cat5 Commerce, a Chesterfield-based online retailer with annual revenue of over $30 million, bought a 35,000-square-foot building in Hazelwood to build out its growing e-commerce operation.
07/28/2014 Cat5 Commerce Stores Merge with TacticalGear.com
Niche online retailer Cat5 Commerce has merged five e-commerce destinations for military and tactical gear into one all-inclusive superstore. Websites formerly known as GunHolsters.com, TacticalPants.com, BDU.com, MilitaryBoots.com and MilitaryGear.com are now TacticalGear.com.
02/24/2014 Cat5 Commerce CEO named 40 Under 40
Cat5 Commerce CEO Chad Weinman has been named to the St. Louis Business Journal's 2014 class of "40 Under 40." The list honors exemplary business leaders who have distinguished themselves in the St. Louis business community.
07/31/2013 Cat5 Commerce Tops Internet Retailer's Second 500 Guide
Niche online retailer Cat5 Commerce moved up 86 places to No. 502 on Internet Retailer's annual rank of e-retailers. Internet Retailer, a magazine covering the e-commerce industry, based its ranking on online merchants' 2012 web sales. Cat5 Commerce, which operates 10 online stores in the tactical gear, running shoes and workwear space, has been noted by Internet Retailer as one of the top 10 fastest-growing online retailers since 2009 on the Second 500 list.
06/25/2013 TacticalGear.com Compares AR-15 with AK-47
The AR-15 and the AK-47 are two of the most recognizable and widely used weapons in the world. One has become the symbol of America’s gun control debates while the other is associated with world conflicts dating back to the late 1940s.
03/29/2013 TacticalGear.com Welcomes Under Armour
TacticalGear.com has added Under Armour products to its comprehensive retail offering. Under Armour is a performance gear and apparel company that has outfitted law enforcement officers for more than a decade. The tactical gear superstore is pleased to include it in its brand lineup.
02/28/2013 HikingBoots.com Teams Up with American Hiking Society
HikingBoots.com has joined forces with American Hiking Society, a national nonprofit organization. The online hiking specialty superstore seeks to collect donations to aid the charity in promoting and preserving U.S. trails.
12/31/2012 Cat5 Commerce Doubles in Size
Cat5 Commerce has recently expanded its headquarters located in Chesterfield, Mo. The e-commerce company has doubled the space of its office, warehouse and shipping facility from 10,000 square feet to 20,000 square feet.
10/01/2012 WorkBoots.com Partners with SkillsUSA to Support Trade Skills
WorkBoots.com has teamed up with SkillsUSA, a national nonprofit based in Leesburg, Va. The work boots superstore joins forces with the service organization to support the future tradesmen of America by providing donation opportunities to its customers.
06/8/2012 RunningShoes.com Partners with Soles4Souls
RunningShoes.com has teamed up with Soles4Souls, a Nashville-based shoe charity. The online superstore located in Chesterfield, Mo., joined forces with the shoe charity in order to spread awareness and raise donations for an organization that provides new and used running shoes to victims of disasters and poverty.
02/13/2012 TacticalGear.com Partners with The Mission Continues
TacticalGear.com has partnered with The Mission Continues, a St. Louis-based nonprofit that challenges post-9/11 veterans to rebuild purpose through community service. The online superstore for tactical gear joined forces with the service organization in order to bring donation opportunities to its customer base, which is comprised of military and public safety professionals.
04/22/2011 Cat5 Commerce Acquires RunningShoes.com
Cat5 Commerce recently acquired the domain name RunningShoes.com as part of its growing lineup of niche online retail stores. Read about the acquisition from the St. Louis Business Journal.
Cat5 Commerce Launches Online Stores TacticalGear.com and MilitaryGear.com
From the team who brought you BDU.COM and MilitaryBoots.com come two superstores unlike any other in the tactical online retail space. TacticalGear.com and MilitaryGear.com officially opened their virtual doors earlier this month.