Pittsburgh — DICK'S Sporting Goods, the largest U.S.-based, full-line omnichannel sporting goods retailer, will be opening five new stores during the second week in March, totaling approximately 180,000 square feet of retail. Openings for new stores in Davenport, Iowa; Queens, N.Y.; and Hinesville, Ga., will occur March 10 through March 12.
"We look forward to celebrating the grand opening of five new stores in three different states," says Lauren Hobart, executive vice president and chief marketing officer, DICK'S Sporting Goods. "Having a presence in these cities will allow us to better serve the athletes and outdoor enthusiasts who live there. These will be our first stores in Davenport and Queens."
In the Glendale area of Queens, DICK'S will celebrate the grand opening of one of the former Sports Authority locations that the company took over late last year. This will be the 678th DICK'S in the country and 41st in the state of New York. It will also be the retailer's second location in Manhattan, the first of which opened on Staten Island in 2011.
A new DICK'S Sporting Goods will also open in Hinesville, Ga., which will be the 679th DICK'S store in the country and 20th in Georgia.
The company will open a DICK'S Sporting Goods, Field & Stream and Golf Galaxy all under one roof in Davenport — the third store of its kind in the country. This will be the 680th DICK'S store in the country and eighth in Iowa, 29th Field & Stream in the country and first in Iowa and the 92nd store in the country that Golf Galaxy is operating and second in Iowa.
Founded in 1948, DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. is a leading omnichannel sporting goods retailer that, as of January 28, 2017, operated more than 675 DICK'S Sporting Goods locations. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, DICK'S also owns and operates Golf Galaxy, Field & Stream, True Runner and Chelsea Collective specialty stores and DICK'S Team Sports HQ. For more information, visit dicks.com.
SOURCE: DICK'S Sporting Goods