What does any of this have to do with buying from them? So the majority stake holder is very successful; does that mean I shouldn't support him? He's a board member on a non partisan think tank, so what?Just FYI,
I'm not going to bash bc.com, because obviously they have many satisfied custies and a good business model. But you may want to understand who you are doing business with.
Backcountry.com is owned by Liberty Media corp, One of the largest media conglomerates in the world. Backcountry.com - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Majority stockholder of Liberty Media is John Malone. Malone is a Colorado resident and philanthropist, and is also the largest individual landowner in the USA (2,100,000 acres). He is also a board member of the Cato institute, a libertarian think tank founded by one of the Koch brothers. His net worth is north of $6 Billion.
If you want your money to go a little farther in your community...find a local business to support