PITTSBURGH, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening three additional stores in May – making it six new stores in total for the month. Grand opening events will be held for the three new stores in the following cities:
- Tucker, GA – May 19-21
- Chula Vista, CA – May 19-21
- San Jose, CA – May 26-28
"At DICK'S, we believe that sports make people better," said Lauren Hobart, Executive Vice President & Chief Customer & Digital Officer, DICK'S Sporting Goods. "Opening new stores in Tucker, Chula Vista and San Jose allows 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 697 DICK'S locations in the country.
DICK'S will bring approximately 220 total jobs to these three communities through the hiring of full-time, part-time and temporary associates for these three stores.
For each grand opening weekend, customers will receive the chance to win great prizes and meet several special guests such as former Atlanta outfielder Brian Jordan** and professional soccer player Greg Garza* in Tucker, GA and former professional basketball player Tim Hardaway** in San Jose, CA.
Visit dicks.com/NorthLake, dicks.com/ChulaVista or dicks.com/SanJose 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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