PITTSBURGH, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based full-line sporting goods retailer, announced today its first specialty Field & Stream retail store will open on August 16, with a special ribbon-cutting ceremony and Grand Opening weekend celebration. The new Field & Stream store is located at 1000 Cranberry Square Drive in Cranberry Township, PA.
"We are proud to open our initial Field & Stream store in Cranberry Township," said Jack Barnes, General Merchandise Manager, Field & Stream. "We look forward to providing great brands, products and customer service to all outdoor enthusiasts."
Named for the iconic brand that has been synonymous with the outdoors for more than 140 years, the Field & Stream store will offer an assortment of outdoor equipment, accessories and services in hunting, fishing, archery, camping and more.
The Grand Opening will commence with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 16. Just prior to the ribbon-cutting, musician Thomas Rhett, will make a special appearance to perform for the crowd at approximately 9:30 a.m., just outside the store. Rhett's debut album is due out later this year and will include his Top 15 hit singles, "Something To Do With My Hands" and "Beer with Jesus."
During the weekend, there will be a number of activities, giveaways and special celebrity appearances. Customers will also be able to learn tips and techniques from professional anglers at the 4,000 gallon Field & Stream bass tank, and practice at the Field & Stream archery trailer. Store hours for the Grand Opening weekend: 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Saturday and 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday.
Additional details on other appearances and activities will be revealed closer to the Grand Opening. Visit Fieldandstreamshop.com for more details.
Field & Stream is being created for a passionate outdoors audience and will employ people who are themselves enthusiasts, who can share their personal expertise and experiences.
About Field & Stream Specialty Store: Named for the iconic brand that for more than 140 years has been synonymous with outdoor experiences, the Field & Stream store will offer a vast assortment of outdoor equipment, accessories and services in hunting, fishing, archery, camping and more. The store carries a wide variety of top national outdoor brands, including Hoyt, Remington, Sitka, Sage, Simms and Yeti and provides top of the line in-store services. The Field & Stream trademark is owned by American Sports Licensing Inc., and is not associated with Field & Stream Licenses Company, LLC or Field & Stream Magazine. DICK'S Sporting Goods, (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based full-line sporting goods retailer, owns and operates Field & Stream specialty retail stores and FieldandStreamShop.com.
Contact: Cassie Eberle, on behalf of DICK'S Sporting Goods / Field & Stream email@example.com - (704) 987-4112 (office)
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