Sporting Goods Announces
Opening of Five New Stores in Three States
will celebrate with five grand opening celebrations
PA – October 2017 / Newsmaker Alert / DICK’S
Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel
sporting goods retailer, will be opening five new DICK’S Sporting Goods
stores during the remaining weeks of October.
will now have 718 DICK’S Sporting Goods locations across the country. The
new DICK’S locations will also bring approximately 376 total jobs to five
communities through the hiring of full-time, part-time and temporary associates
for these stores.
DICK’S, we believe that sports make people better,” said Lauren Hobart,
President, DICK’S Sporting Goods. “Opening new stores in Ellicott City,
Maryland, Fairview Heights, Illinois, and Tukwila, Tacoma and Bellevue,
Washington, allows us to better-serve our customers with a wide range of
top-of-the-line products and services, as well as provide superior customer
service from associates who are passionate about sports and the outdoors.
We’re excited to become an important part of these communities.”
Opening events will be held in the following cities:
each grand opening weekend, customers will receive the chance to win great
prizes and meet several special guests, such as Steve Smith Sr.** in Ellicott
City, Md., Whitey Herzog** in Fairview Heights, Ill., KJ Wright** in Tukwila,
Wash., Tyler Lockett** in Tacoma, Wash. and Ben Gamel** in Bellevue, Wash.
Patagonia and The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation will each provide a
$5,000 grant to the Baltimore City Foundation’s Great Parks/Strong Neighborhoods
initiative. Patagonia’s grant will benefit stewardship of natural and cultural
resources. The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation’s grant will benefit the
initiative’s youth sports and outdoor programs.
for full details on the Grand Opening celebrations, including giveaways,
promotions, special guests and brand activations.
REQUIRED! Wristbands are distributed on a first-come, first served
basis beginning at store open on the day of event only. Limited Quantity.
Limit one wristband per person. Must be present to receive wristband.
Must have a wristband and must be in the Special Appearance line prior
to the start of the appearance to receive an autograph. Times and appearances
are subject to change without notice. See store for details.
DICK’S Sporting Goods, Inc.
in 1948, DICK’S Sporting Goods, Inc. is a leading omni-channel sporting
goods retailer offering an extensive assortment of authentic, high-quality
sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories. As of July 29, 2017,
the Company operated more than 700 DICK’S Sporting Goods locations across
the United States, serving and inspiring athletes and outdoor enthusiasts
to achieve their personal best through a blend of dedicated associates,
in-store services and unique specialty shop-in-shops dedicated to Team
Sports, Athletic Apparel, Golf, Lodge/Outdoor, Fitness and Footwear. Headquartered
in Pittsburgh, PA, DICK’S also owns and operates Golf Galaxy and Field
& Stream specialty stores, as well as DICK’S Team Sports HQ, an all-in-one
youth sports digital platform offering free league management services,
mobile apps for scheduling, communications and live scorekeeping, custom
uniforms and FanWear and access to donations and sponsorships. DICK’S offers
its products through a content-rich eCommerce platform that is integrated
with its store network and provides customers with the convenience and
expertise of a 24-hour storefront. For more information, visit the Press
Room or Investor Relations pages at dicks.com.