DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening three new DICK'S Sporting Goods stores and one new Field & Stream store in the last weeks of September.
DICK'S will now have 713 DICK'S Sporting Goods locations and 35 Field & Stream locations across the country. The new DICK'S and Field & Stream locations will also bring approximately 260 total jobs to three communities through the hiring of full-time, part-time and temporary associates for these stores.
"We're excited to expand our presence in Lincoln, Nebraska, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, and Fayetteville, North Carolina in the coming weeks," said Lauren Hobart, President, DICK'S Sporting Goods. "The love for sports and the outdoors in these markets provide us with a great opportunity to serve residents in a way only we can. The new stores will carry a wide range of apparel, equipment and accessories and offer top-of-the-line in-store services tailored to the needs of each community."
For each grand opening weekend, customers will receive the chance to win great prizes and meet several special guests, such as Eric Crouch** and Mike Rozier** in Lincoln, Nebraska, and Ryan Klesko**, Bobby Labonte**, Eric Montross** Melissa Bachman* and Bill Blodgett* in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Additionally, celebrity trainer Eve Overland‡ will lead a CALIA Fit Workout at the combo store grand opening in Fayetteville, North Carolina.
Visit dicks.com/Lincoln, dicks.com/Fayetteville and dicks.com/Harrisburg for full details on the Grand Opening celebrations, including giveaways, promotions, special guests and brand activations.
*Limit one autograph per person. Autographs will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis at the store on the day of event only. Limited Quantity. Times and appearances are subject to change without notice. See store for details.
**WRISTBAND 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.
‡ NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. LIMIT ONE PRIZE PER PERSON. LIMITED TO THE FIRST 50 PARTICIPANTS.
About DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc.
Founded 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.
About Field & Stream Specialty Store
Named for the iconic brand that for more than 140 years has been synonymous with outdoor experiences, the Field & Stream store offers a vast assortment of outdoor equipment, accessories and services in hunting, fishing, archery, camping and more. As of July 29, 2017, the Company operated more than 25 Field & Stream stores offering top of the line in-store services along with a wide variety of top national brands including Remington, Huk, Carhartt, Shimano and Yeti, in addition to its exclusive offering of Field & Stream products. The Field & Stream trademark is owned by American Sports Licensing LLC., and is not associated with Field & Stream Magazine. For more information, visit FieldandStreamShop.com.