PITTSBURGH, June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, has announced the opening five new stores. Grand opening events will be held for stores in the following cities:
- Torrance, CA – June 2-4:
- Del Amo Fashion Center, 21800 Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503
- Miami, FL – June 16-18:
- Dadeland Station, 8364 S. Dixie Highway, Miami, FL 33143
- The Shops at Midtown Miami, 3401 N. Miami Ave., Miami, FL 33137
- Aventura, FL – June 16-18:
- 18499 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura, FL 33160
- Sunrise, FL – June 16-18:
- Sawgrass Mills Mall, 12801 W. Sunrise Blvd., Sunrise, FL 33323
"At DICK'S, we believe that sports make people better," said Lauren Hobart, President, DICK'S Sporting Goods. "Opening new stores in these communities allow us to better-serve our customers with a wide range of top-of-the-line products and services, as well as provide superior customer service from associates who are passionate about sports and the outdoors. We're excited to become an important part of these communities."
With the grand opening of these new stores, DICK'S will have 702 DICK'S locations in the country.
DICK'S will bring approximately 350 total jobs to these communities through the hiring of full-time, part-time and temporary associates for these five stores.
For each grand opening weekend, customers will receive the chance to win great prizes and meet several special guests such as Los Angeles running back Melvin Gordon** and former Los Angeles shortstop Bill Russell** in Torrance, CA, Miami quarterback Ryan Tannehill** and former Miami running back Frank Gore** in Miami, FL, former Miami defensive end Jason Taylor** in Aventura, FL and Miami running back Jay Ajayi** and professional weightlifter Mattie Rogers* in Sunrise, FL.
Visit dicks.com/Torrance and dicks.com/SouthFlorida 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.
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.
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