PITTSBURGH, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line sporting goods retailer, will be opening its relocated store this week at the Dayton Mall, 2700 Miamisburg-Centerville Road in Dayton. The store will open its doors on Wednesday, November 7 and will include a special celebration on Sunday, November 11, featuring a ribbon-cutting at 10:00 a.m. Customers are invited to participate in the festivities.
The store was originally located at 234 N. Springboro Pike. Enhancements to the new location, which will have 50,000 square feet of space, will include additional specialized services and hands-on customer experiences throughout the Bike, Lodge and Golf departments, including a golf simulator, a club fitting center, putting green, an archery lane with an on-site bow technician, and bike safety inspections, custom fittings, tune-ups and assembly. The relocated store is expected to generate local employment opportunities.
DICK'S Sporting Goods has a variety of activities to celebrate the Grand Re-Opening on Sunday, November 11. There will be a Mystery Gift Card Giveaway where the first 100 adults in line will receive unmarked DICK'S Sporting Goods gift cards in varying denominations from $5 to $500, with one person winning the $500 card. (Limit one per person and must be 18 years or older). Customers will be able to enter for the chance to win a Nishiki Kinzua29 Limited Edition bicycle.
Additionally on Sunday, Bill Lowen, who fishes on the Bass Master Elite Circuit, will make a special appearance from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. Lowen is appearing courtesy of Buck Knives and Flambeau*.
"We're pleased to be opening an expanded and enhanced DICK'S Sporting Goods store in the Dayton Mall, which will enable us to better serve the needs of athletes in the community," said Lauren Hobart, DICK'S Sporting Goods Chief Marketing Officer. "With our unsurpassed customer service and the best equipment in the industry, we look forward to continued success in the market and to welcoming customers to this new location."
The Dayton Mall location will be the retailer's 37th store in the state of Ohio and its 516th nationwide.
* 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. Times and appearances are subject to change without notice. See store for details.
About DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc.
DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. is an authentic full-line sporting goods retailer offering a broad assortment of brand name sporting goods equipment, apparel and footwear in a specialty store environment. The Company also owns and operates Golf Galaxy, LLC, a golf specialty retailer. As of September 21, 2012, the Company operated 500 DICK'S Sporting Goods stores in 44 states, 81 Golf Galaxy stores in 30 states and eCommerce websites and catalog operations for DICK'S Sporting Goods and Golf Galaxy. DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. news releases are available at http://www.dickssportinggoods.com/investors. The Company's website is not part of this release.
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