Shop with us and your purchase does more. Since 1949 Shepherd & Schaller has supported the greater Wausau area by contributing time, talent, dollars and merchandise to organizations that make our community a wonderful place to live. You’ve likely been touched by these organizations, or know someone who has. To name just a few groups we’ve been involved with:
- Wausau Rotary Club, Wausau Kiwanis, Wausau Lions, Downtown Wausau Action Council, River District Wausau, Main Street Wausau, Central Wausau Progress, Wausau Area Chamber of Commerce, Wausau Board of Education, Grand Theater Foundation, The Women’s Community, Blessings in a Backpack, Festival of Trees supporting Aspirus Comfort Care & Hospice, Ski for Youth, Granite Peak Ski Team, Granite Peak Ski Patrol, Rib Mountain Ski Club, Wausau Nordic Ski Club and countless schools, teams and youth programs.
But you can feel good about your purchase at Shep’s for another reason too. Many of the brands we stock feel the same way we do about corporate responsibility, recycling, treating people fairly and paying attention to the impact they make locally and globally.
For example, our friends at Toad&Co make awesome clothing you love to live in and they’re thoughtful about the world we live in. Since 1997, every item of Toad&Co clothing sold contributes to creating opportunity for adults with disabilities. Their mission statement says it all: “Our Mission: To lead with integrity and weave optimism into everything we do; To create meaningful change through socially and environmentally smart business; To inspire people to live their fullest lives.”
Patagonia is a company famous for it’s environmental and social consciousness. Their mission statement: “Build the best product, cause no unnecessary harm, use business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis.” Visit their website to read about their efforts related to the supply chain, sourcing, Fair Trade and much more.
Arc’teryx is a technical outerwear company known for it’s exquisite quality and craftsmanship. They too values long term thinking on environmental stewardship, responsible manufacturing, and community engagement.
Prana is committed to Fair Trade and Sustainability practices that do no harm. They have much to recommend if you are into being a Conscious Consumer.
Shepherd & Schaller is Wausau’s Outdoor Store. With 67 years serving our community, we proudly offer the finest active apparel, footwear and outdoor sports equipment in the region. We’re all about the experience – the customer’s and our employee’s. And we’re growing!
Do you have what it takes? If you’re a people-person read on! You could be a great fit for our team if you’re friendly, creative, detail oriented, energetic, supportive and honest. Can you see the big picture to provide support and solutions to our guests and teammates? You’re the face of our business, providing expert and enthusiastic product advice, merchandise and general support to ensure an outstanding shopping experience. You’re prepared to talk with our retail customers, develop a relationship with them and sell our products. You’ll support the events we host and participate in. You work as hard as you play. This is no big box shopping experience.
We are flexible about scheduling and can work around your other obligations, but you can expect to spend nights, weekends and key shopping periods helping our customers. Lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs. is required.
We offer the coolest gear for outdoor enthusiasts, the manufacturers we work with believe in the things that matter, the events we host and support make a difference in our community and most importantly the customers we serve are our friends. As Tom Hanks says in the film ‘You’ve Got Mail,’ to us “It’s personal.”
You ski, bike, love the outdoors? You love fashion? Even better. Tell us about it. Send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
It’s that time again! Shep’s Team Night is Thursday, November 11th.
Please invite your group members to join us to shop equipment, apparel and accessories for ski season.
While we always provide team members and industry pros with special discounted pricing on ski race equipment, goggles, helmets, poles and protective gear, for this one night only they’ll also get 25-50% off all in-stock outerwear, footwear and clothing accessories.
Team members should be sure to pick up Shep’s “Racer Card” that night too, qualifying them for 40% off retail price on back shop services including waxing, binding testing, binding adjustment, Swix Hot Box, binding mounting and ski tuning. Racers presenting this card at time of purchase will also get 25% off race protective gear, race gloves, pole guards, shin guards, race helmets and ski goggles all season long.
Family members attending Team Night will be offered 25% off in-stock outerwear, clothing and footwear on November 10th too.
Wear your team/group logo to be eligible for prize drawings. Prizes will be awarded at 7:45pm and winners will be notified by social media.
Wausau and central Wisconsin skiers flock to the Dungeon at Shepherd & Schaller every October for the best deals on new and used ski and snowboard gear, $10 ski binding adjustments and remounts, and downright scary good deals on everything you need for skiing. Dig up the family and brave the Dungeon (our 110-year-old basement.) You won’t be sorry. Trust us.