The retailer will celebrate with grand opening festivities at both locations
PITTSBURGH, July 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening two new DICK'S Sporting Goods stores in July.
Grand Opening weekend celebrations will be held for stores in the following cities:
DICK'S Sporting Goods – July 2018 Grand Openings
Grand Opening Celebration Dates
1601 Willow Lawn Drive
Richmond, VA 23230
July 13 through July 15
Fort Collins, CO
205 E. Foothills Parkway
Fort Collins, CO 80525
July 20 through July 22
With these new stores opening, DICK'S will now have 728 DICK'S Sporting Goods stores nationwide in 47 states. The new DICK'S locations will bring approximately 130 collective jobs to two communities through the hiring of full-time, part-time and temporary associates for these stores.
"At DICK'S Sporting Goods, we strive to offer our customers convenient access to the products and knowledge they need to enjoy their sports and outdoor passions," said Scott Hudler, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, DICK'S Sporting Goods. "The opening of these new stores in Richmond and Fort Collins will help us better-serve the athletes and outdoor enthusiasts in these communities by providing other ways to shop our wide selection of products and having first-hand access to our in-store experts."
Customers can expect to find top-of-the-line in-store services and exclusive offerings in apparel, footwear and equipment from the Company's own private brands, such as Tommy Armour, CALIA by Carrie Underwood, Field & Stream and Ethos, as well as key national vendors like Nike, Under Armour and adidas.
For each grand opening weekend, customers will receive the chance to win great prizes and meet special guests, such as former college defensive end Bruce Smith** in Richmond, Virginia and Denver wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders** in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Visit DICKS.com/WillowLawn and DICKS.com/FortCollins for full details on the Grand Opening celebrations, 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 May 5, 2018, the Company operated more than 720 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 a comprehensive range of services including technology solutions such as online registration and league management services, and mobile apps for scheduling, communications and live scorekeeping; team gear such as uniforms and equipment, fan wear, 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.
CONTACTS: DICK'S Sporting Goods, 724-273-5552, email@example.com
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