Duck Commander

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Duck Commander Inc
TypeDuck hunting
IndustryHunting
Founded1972
HeadquartersWest Monroe, Louisiana
Area servedGlobal
Key peoplePhil Robertson (Founder & President)
Willie Robertson (CEO)
Jase Robertson (COO)
Kay Robertson (Vice President)
ProductsDuck Calls
Buck calls and accessories
Revenue$40 million (2012)
Operating income$20 million (2012)
Owner(s)Willie Robertson, Phil Robertson, Jase Robertson
Employees

15 (Before The Show)

75 (after 2012)
SubsidiariesBuck Commander
Duck Dynasty
Websiteduckcommander.com
 
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Duck Commander Inc
TypeDuck hunting
IndustryHunting
Founded1972
HeadquartersWest Monroe, Louisiana
Area servedGlobal
Key peoplePhil Robertson (Founder & President)
Willie Robertson (CEO)
Jase Robertson (COO)
Kay Robertson (Vice President)
ProductsDuck Calls
Buck calls and accessories
Revenue$40 million (2012)
Operating income$20 million (2012)
Owner(s)Willie Robertson, Phil Robertson, Jase Robertson
Employees

15 (Before The Show)

75 (after 2012)
SubsidiariesBuck Commander
Duck Dynasty
Websiteduckcommander.com

Duck Commander is both the brand of a best-selling duck call and the name of the company in West Monroe, Louisiana, that makes it and other duck-hunting merchandise,[1] as well as deer hunting merchandise under the Buck Commander brand.

Phil Robertson, a star quarterback at Louisiana Tech University, founded the company rather than play professional football in the National Football League.[2] He began his business in a dilapidated shed, where he spent 25 years making duck calls from Louisiana cedar trees.[3]

Robertson's third son, Willie Robertson, is the chief executive officer and expanded the family business into a multi-million dollar enterprise.[4]

The Robertson family and business are the subjects of Duck Dynasty, a reality television series on A&E. Before that, they were featured in the Duck Commander television show on the Outdoor Channel.[5]

Filmography[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
2009–2010Duck CommanderAired on Outdoor Channel[6]
2011Presents: Buck Commander Protected by Under ArmourDuck Commander spin-off
2012–presentDuck DynastyIt is the main part of the hit A&E show

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, Roxanne (January 1, 2012). "Duck Commander". Shooting Industry Magazine. 
  2. ^ Johnson, James (November 29, 2012). "Phil Robertson Explains Why He Turned Down NFL for 'Duck Dynasty'". The Inquisitr. Retrieved December 7, 2012. 
  3. ^ Owens, Ryan; Scholz, Jim (March 20, 2012). "'Redneck' Millionaires Built 'Duck Dynasty' in Duck Call Business". ABC News. Retrieved April 8, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Willie Robertson". Duck Commander. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  5. ^ "The Week Ahead, Mar. 19–24". The New York Times. March 16, 2012. Retrieved December 7, 2012. 
  6. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1477772/combined

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