Special Appearances by Marvin Jones and Mohamed Sanu
PITTSBURGH, 2015-10-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening its relocated store on Saturday, October 24th at Liberty Center in Liberty Township, OH (7675 Warehouse Row).
DICK’S two-day grand opening celebration will run through Sunday, October 25th. The store will open at 9:00 a.m. Saturday and 10:00 a.m. Sunday.
The store was originally located at in Springdale at Tri-County Commons. Enhancements to the new location will include expanded Brand Shops, a Women’s Studio Apparel Department, a Soccer Shop, Lacrosse Shop and Baseball Shop. Customers can also experience a new, full service footwear deck, expanded assortment and enhanced service to meet their needs.
Other enhancements such as wider aisles and clearly identifiable destinations for the brands shops will greatly improve customers’ ability to navigate the store and an improved checkout experience.
“We’re pleased to be opening an enhanced DICK’S Sporting Goods in Liberty, which will enable us to better serve the needs of athletes in the community,” said Lauren Hobart, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, DICK’S Sporting Goods. “We look forward to continued success in the market and to welcoming customers to this new store.”
On Saturday, the first 100 people in line will be eligible for a free Reebok Play Dry® T-Shirt. Sunday giveaways include a free Mystery Gift Card from $5 to $500 for the first 100 adults in line. Guests who are in line at 8:45 a.m. Saturday and 9:45 a.m. on Sunday will also get a chance to open the DICK’S Sporting Goods Gift Locker.*
On Sunday, in-store appearances will include wide receiver Marvin Jones** from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and wide receiver Mohamed Sanu** from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase does not improve chance of winning. Limit one gift locker combination per person. Must be 18+ for gift locker promotion. See store for details and odds of winning.
**Wristband required for autograph. Wristbands will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of event only. Limit one per person. Visit DICKS.com/Brownsville for details.
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 August 1, 2015, the Company operated more than 615 DICK’S Sporting Goods locations, 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. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, DICK’S also owns and operates Golf Galaxy, Field & Stream, True Runner and Chelsea Collective specialty stores. For more information, visit the Press Room at DICKS.com.
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