PITTSBURGH, March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening two new stores – one in Connecticut and one in California. Grand Opening celebrations for new stores in Norwalk, CT and Sunnyvale, CA will occur March 17 through March 19.
The new stores will bring the retailer's total to 682 DICK'S Sporting Goods locations in the country. The Norwalk location will be the 12th DICK'S store in Connecticut, while the Sunnyvale location will be the first for that community and 47th store in California.
"We look forward to celebrating the grand opening of new stores in two different states," said Lauren Hobart, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, DICK'S Sporting Goods. "The rich history of sports and outdoor traditions in these markets provide us with a great opportunity to serve the community in a way only we can. The new stores will carry a wide range of apparel, equipment and accessories, including offerings from exclusive brands such as CALIA by Carrie Underwood, Field & Stream and Walter Hagen."
DICK'S has brought more than 175 total jobs to these communities through the hiring of full-time, part-time and temporary associates for the two stores.
Throughout the Grand Opening weekend, customers will receive the chance to win great prizes and meet special guests such as New York Running Back Paul Perkins** in Norwalk and Running Back Latavius Murray** in Sunnyvale.
Visit dicks.com/Norwalk or dicks.com/Sunnyvale for full details on the Grand Opening celebration, including giveaways, promotions, special guests and brand activations.
**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 January 28, 2017, the Company operated more than 675 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 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 communications and live scorekeeping, custom uniforms and FanWear and access to donations and sponsorships. For more information, visit the Press Room or Investor Relations pages at dicks.com.
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