The retailer will celebrate with two grand opening celebrations
PITTSBURGH, June 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening two new stores. Grand opening events will be held for stores in the following cities:
- Milpitas, CA – June 16-18
- Oak Ridge, TN – June 30 – July 2
"We're excited to expand our presence in Milpitas, California and Oak Ridge, Tennessee in the coming weeks," said Lauren Hobart, President, DICK'S Sporting Goods. "The love for sports and the outdoors in these markets provide us with a great opportunity to serve residents in a way only we can. The new stores will carry a wide range of apparel, equipment and accessories and offer top-of-the-line in-store services tailored to the needs of each community."
With the grand opening of these new stores, DICK'S will have 704 DICK'S locations in the country.
DICK'S will bring approximately 130 total jobs to these two communities through the hiring of full-time, part-time and temporary associates for these stores.
For each grand opening weekend, customers will receive the chance to win great prizes and meet several special guests such as San Jose ice hockey forward Patrick Marleau ** in Milpitas, CA and former Tennessee defensive tight end and current professional football player in Philadelphia Derek Barnett** in Oak Ridge, TN.
Visit dicks.com/Milpitas and dicks.com/OakRidge 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 April 29, 2017, the Company operated more than 690 DICK'S Sporting Goods locations across the United States, 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 dedicated to Team Sports, Athletic Apparel, Golf, Lodge/Outdoor, Fitness and Footwear. 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 scheduling, communications and live scorekeeping, custom uniforms and FanWear and access to donations and sponsorships. DICK'S offers its products through a content-rich eCommerce platform that is integrated with its store network and provides customers with the convenience and expertise of a 24-hour storefront. For more information, visit the Press Room or Investor Relations pages at dicks.com.
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