ACK provides free 24-hour kayak rentals and select discounts to US military veterans and current service men and women during a three day event Austin, Texas (November 05, 2013) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC announced today their plans to honor United States military veterans as well as active duty service men and women with a three day Veteran’s Day promotion which includes free rentals as well as discounts up to 20% off select items. “To all the men and women who have volunteered to serve their country, we at ACK want to show our appreciation for your sacrifices and dedication,” said Alan Ely, manager of the ACK Spring Store and Navy veteran, “I encourage veterans to take advantage of this opportunity to get out on the water – it’s an experience that always helps me find a release from the everyday stresses of life and I think it will for you as well.
ACK is hiring for San Antonio Store Grand Opening San Antonio, Texas (October 8th, 2013) – ACK, a division of MSP Holdings, LLC, is hosting a recruiting event in San Antonio! ACK is hiring store managers, assistant store managers, and part-time & full-time sales associates to staff the NEW San Antonio store opening November 2013.
ACK hits another milestone with fifth consecutive year of receiving this outstanding customer service award Austin, Texas (October 07, 2013) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC is excited and honored to have received the Bizrate® Circle of Excellence award for the fifth year in a row. The Bizrate Circle of Excellence award recognizes those online retailers within the Bizrate Insights Network who have demonstrated outstanding performance, as rated by their customers, throughout a one-year period.
Award Winning Outdoor Retailer Moving into New Centralized Warehouse Austin, Texas (September 16, 2013) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings LLC, announced today the leasing of a new 30,000 square foot warehouse to consolidate it’s two warehouses and all support functions. The transition is set to begin in October and be completed in time for the Holiday season.
Award Winning Outdoor Retailer Continues Expansion with Fifth Store Austin, Texas (August 22, 2013) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings LLC, announced today plans to open a 5th location in northwest San Antonio, Texas. ACK San Antonio will be conveniently located at 12758 Cimarron Path, Suite 126, just off I-10, south of 1604.
Austin Canoe & Kayak Holds Its 6th Annual Fall Demo Days & Outdoor Exposition Austin, Texas – August 13th, 2013 – Outdoor retailer Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC., announces its 6th Annual Fall Kayak Demo Days & Outdoor Exposition.
MSP Holdings, LLC Integrates Eco-Friendly Mobile Inventory Management System Austin, Texas – July 16th, 2013 – Outdoor adventure retailer MSP Holdings LLC, parent company of Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), announced today the integration of a new mobile management system in its Austin, Texas warehouse, aimed at improving speed and accuracy as well as reducing its environmental footprint and operational costs. An authorized reseller of top brands such as Hobie, The North Face and Yeti, ACK equips everyone from the novice camper to the professional angler with high quality, affordable camping, hiking and paddlesports gear.
The suspense has been killing us here at ACK! We have been excited for the unveiling of Old Town Canoes & Kayak’s “New Predator on the Water” and we’re definitely not disappointed.
Austin, Texas (March 11, 2013) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC announces the 2013 Spring Kayak Demo Days & Outdoor Expo in Austin, San Marcos, Houston and Spring, Texas. The annual event is designed to give paddlers the opportunity to demo a combination of over 90 kayaks, canoes and stand up paddleboards.
Austin, Texas (February 12, 2013) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC, surpassed several milestones in 2012 with the expansion of staffing, business facilities, an additional storefront, as well as an increased online presence. ACK has experienced significant growth since brothers Steve and Peter Messana, along with friend and co-owner Chris Hackerd, took over the company back in 2005.