PITTSBURGH, Sept. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening a new DICK'S Sporting Goods and Field & Stream store on Friday, September 30 at Melville Mall in Melville, New York (870 Walt Whitman Road).
The new location features a DICK'S Sporting Goods and a Field & Stream housed under the same roof. This unique shopping destination will offer the convenience of being able to purchase all sporting goods and outdoor needs at one time, in one location and at any checkout. In addition, the DICK'S store will also be one of the first to include a new and improved footwear section designed to offer a broad selection of sports performance and casual footwear.
"We look forward to opening our new location in the Long Island-area of New York and embracing the community's great sports and outdoor traditions," said Lauren Hobart, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, DICK'S Sporting Goods. "Having two great stores under one roof allows us to offer an even greater selection of the most-trusted brands and the highest level of expertise to all athletes and outdoor enthusiasts in the area."
A three-day Grand Opening celebration will run through Sunday, October 2. The store will open at 8:00 a.m. on Friday and Saturday and 9:00 a.m. on Sunday.
Several special guests will make in-store appearances during the Grand Opening including Troy & Chase Landry**, as seen on the Swamp People® Television Series from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday; Jep Robertson**, Star of A&E's Duck Dynasty® from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday; former New York offensive lineman David Diehl** from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and Winchester Deadly Passion Host Melissa Bachman** from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday; Bachman** will also appear on Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. as will former New York first baseman Tino Martinez** from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Guests will have the chance to receive giveaways throughout the weekend, which will include a chance to open the DICK'S Sporting Goods Gift Locker or Field & Stream Locked and Loaded Prize Safe, giveaway items and other premium items. ‡‡
Visit DICKS.com/Huntington for full details on the Grand Opening celebration, including giveaways, promotions, special guests and brand activations.
**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/Huntington for details.
‡‡NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase does not improve chance of winning. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Limit one t-shirt, mystery gift card, hat, stadium bag, and/or Gift Locker/Locked & Loaded Prize Safe combination per person/day/drawing. Must be 18+ for gift card and Gift Locker/Locked & Loaded promotions. Winners must comply with all federal, state and local laws, and must lawfully be able to possess the prize. See store or DICKS.com/Huntington for details and odds of winning.
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 30, 2016, the Company operated more than 645 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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