PITTSBURGH, March 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening three new stores in Florida, Arizona and California. Grand Opening celebrations for new stores in Jensen Beach, FL, Phoenix, AZ and Fresno, CA will occur March 24 through March 26.
The new stores will bring the retailer's total to 685 DICK'S Sporting Goods locations in the country. The Jensen Beach location will be the 37th DICK'S in Florida and first for the Jensen Beach community, while the store opening in the North Scottsdale area of Phoenix will be the ninth store in Arizona and the Fresno store will be the 49th in California.
"Connecting to our customers and being part of the communities where they live, work and play is extremely important to us," said Lauren Hobart, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, DICK'S Sporting Goods. "We're excited for the opening of our new stores in Jensen Beach, Phoenix and Fresno and look forward to expanding our exclusive offering of products and in-store services to these markets that have a rich history of great sports and outdoor traditions."
DICK'S has brought more than 250 total jobs to these communities through the hiring of full-time, part-time and temporary associates for the three stores.
Throughout the Grand Opening weekend, customers will receive the chance to win great prizes and meet special guests such as Arizona Safety Tyrann Mathieu** in Phoenix and Oakland Offensive Lineman Donald Penn** in Fresno. In Jensen Beach, customers can receive expert bass-fishing tips from a professional angler at the 4,000-gallon Field & Stream bass tank.
Visit dicks.com/JensenBeach, dicks.com/NorthScottsdale or dicks.com/Fresno 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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