Special Appearance Friday by Christine Michael
PITTSBURGH, 2016-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will celebrate the Grand Opening of its 11th store in Washington and 679th store nationwide at Northgate North in Seattle, WA (328 NE Northgate Way) starting on December 2.
The Northgate location will be one of the first former The Sports Authority stores to be converted into a DICK’S Sporting Goods store.
DICK’S three-day Grand Opening celebration will run through Sunday, December 4. The store will open at 8:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 9:00 a.m. Sunday. On Friday, the first 100 people in line will receive a free adidas Go-To Performance T-Shirt. Adults who are in line at 7:45 a.m. on Friday will get a chance to open the DICK’S Sporting Goods Gift Locker.‡‡
Seattle running back Christine Michael** will make an in-store appearance from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday. Saturday and Sunday giveaways include a free Mystery Gift Card for the first 100 adults in line. Adults who are in line at 7:45 a.m. on Saturday and 8:45 a.m. on Sunday will also get a chance to open the DICK’S Sporting Goods Gift Locker.‡‡
“We’re pleased to be opening our newest DICK’S Sporting Goods in Seattle, which will enable us to better serve the needs of athletes and passionate sports fans in the community,” said Lauren Hobart, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, DICK’S Sporting Goods. “As a passionate sports and outdoor brand, we strive for relentless improvement and look forward to welcoming our loyal customers to our new store.”
The new location will feature Nike and Under Armour shops, athletic and outdoor apparel and footwear and the latest gear for team sports, fitness, camping, hunting and fishing. More than 40 in-store services by DICK’S certified PROS in sports and outdoor specialties such as bike, golf and fishing will also be available.
Visit DICKS.com/Seattle for details and LIKE DICK’S Sporting Goods on Facebook for the latest information on local appearances, special events and brand activations.
‡‡NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase does not improve chance of winning. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Limit one t-shirt, mystery gift card and/or Gift Locker combination per person/day/drawing. Must be 18+ for gift card and Gift Locker promotions. See store or DICKS.com/Seattle 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. Limited Quantity. Limit one per person. Visit DICK’S.com/Seattle 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 October 29, 2016, the Company operated more than 675 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, Field & Stream, True Runner and Chelsea Collective specialty stores and DICK’S Team Sports HQ, an all-in-one youth sports digital platform with free registration, website and mobile app capabilities, custom uniforms and FanWear shops, as well as 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.
Source: DICK’S Sporting Goods