DICK'S Sporting Goods Announces Grand Opening of Relocated Store at Independence Center in Independence, MO

Jan 19, 2016, 11:42 ET from DICK'S Sporting Goods

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- 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, February 6 at Independence Center in Independence, MO (18801 E. 39th Street).

DICK'S two-day Grand Re-Opening celebration will run through Sunday, February 7. The store will open at 9:00 a.m. Saturday and 10:00 a.m. Sunday

The store was originally located in Independence at Bolger Square. 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 an improved 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 provide an improved checkout experience.

"We're pleased to be opening our newest DICK'S Sporting Goods in Independence, 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."

On Saturday, the first 100 people in line will receive a free Reebok Play Dry® T-Shirt. Sunday giveaways include a free DICK'S Stadium Bag for the first 100 people in line. Adults 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.*

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*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase does not improve chance of winning. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Limit one t-shirt, stadium bag and/or Gift Locker combination per person/day/drawing. Must be 18+ for Gift Locker promotions. See store 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 October 31, 2015, the Company operated 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.

Contact: DICK'S Sporting Goods – press@dcsg.com

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