The retailer will celebrate with four grand opening celebrations
PITTSBURGH, 2017-Aug-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening two new DICK’S Sporting Goods stores and three new Field & Stream stores in the first half of August. Grand Opening events will be held for stores in the following cities:
Prosper, TX – Aug. 4 – 6: A new DICK’S Sporting Goods and Field & Stream will open under one roof at the Gates of Prosper, 700 Richland Blvd., Prosper, TX 75078
Florence, AL – Aug. 4 – 6: A new Field & Stream will be built next to the existing DICK’S Sporting Goods location at Cox Creek Shopping Center, 376 Cox Creek Parkway, Florence, AL 35630
Kennesaw, GA – Aug. 11 – 13: A new Field & Stream will be built next to the existing DICK’S Sporting Goods location at Town Center Commons, 667 Ernest W. Barrett Parkway NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144
Houston, TX – August. 11 – 13: A new DICK’S Sporting Goods will open at Post Oak Shopping Center, 2131 Post Oak Blvd., Houston, TX 77056
“We look forward to celebrating the grand opening of five new stores in three different states,” said Lauren Hobart, President, DICK’S Sporting Goods. “Having a presence in these cities will allow us to better-serve the athletes and outdoor enthusiasts who live there. We hope the community joins us for the celebrations that we have planned.”
With the grand opening of these new stores, DICK’S will have 704 DICK’S locations and 32 Field & Stream locations in the country.
DICK’S will bring approximately 320 total jobs to these four communities through the hiring of full-time, part-time and temporary associates for these stores.
For each grand opening weekend, customers will receive the chance to win great prizes and meet several special guests, such as Darren Woodson**, Daryl Johnston**, Mike Modano**, Troy Landry**, Marcus Spears** and Bill Blodgett* in Prosper, TX; Frank Thomas**, Tom Oar**, Melissa Bachman*, Justin Tuck** and Jimmy Houston** in Florence, AL; Champ Bailey**, Roddy White**, Phil Niekro**, Mike Stroff*, Melissa Bachman*, Ryan Klesko**, Troy Landry** and Skeet Reese* in Kennesaw, GA and Clyde Drexler** and Bruce Matthews** in Houston, TX. Additionally, celebrity trainer Eve Overland‡ will lead a CALIA Fit Workout at all four Grand Opening celebrations.
Visit dicks.com/Prosper, dicks.com/Florence, dicks.com/Kennesaw and dicks.com/Houston 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 April 29, 2017, the Company operated more than 690 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 April 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 .
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