PITTSBURGH, May 2, 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 May. Grand opening events will be held for stores in the following cities:
- San Diego, CA – May 5-7
- Lake City, FL – May 12-14
- Bellingham, WA – May 12-14
"We're excited to open stores in San Diego, Lake City and Bellingham," said Lauren Hobart, Executive Vice President & Chief Consumer & Digital 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 communities 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."
With the grand opening of these new stores, DICK'S will have 694 DICK'S locations in the country.
DICK'S will bring approximately 215 total jobs to these three communities through the hiring of full-time, part-time and temporary associates for the new stores.
For each grand opening weekend, customers will receive the chance to win great prizes and meet several special guests such as former Jacksonville running back Fred Taylor** in Lake City, FL and Seattle tight end Luke Willson** in Bellingham, WA.
Visit dicks.com/CarmelMountain, dicks.com/LakeCity and dicks.com/Bellingham 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 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, 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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