Dick's Sporting Goods Opens New Concept, New Sites, Adding 260 Positions
7 Apr, 2021
Dick’s Sporting Goods will expand its national footprint with the opening April 9 of its first Dick’s House of Sport, a new concept store in Victor, N.Y., reports the publication SGB Media. Later this year, the company will open its second Dick’s House of Sport in Knoxville, TN.
Dick’s House of Sport in Victor will feature a 17,000-square-foot outdoor turf field, running track, rock-climbing wall, batting cage with HitTrax technology, golf hitting bays with TrackMan simulators, a putting green, the company’s first “House of Cleats” that will rotate product, a health and wellness destination to help customers with recovery and wellness, and a consolidated service area for breaking in gloves, stringing lacrosse sticks and building/repairing bikes, SGB Media reports. The retailer will also showcase athletic and outdoor apparel brands, a wide assortment of footwear, team sports gear and golf and fitness equipment.
This month, the company also will open two Warehouse Sale locations and experiential Soccer Shops in select locations, along with debuting nine newly redesigned Golf Galaxy locations and expanded technology offerings in 62 additional Golf Galaxy locations in select U.S. cities.
These new additions will bring approximately 260 collective jobs to communities through the hiring of full-time, part-time and temporary employees for its stores, reports SGB Media.
Dick’s Sporting Goods Warehouse Sale locations will offer deep discounts on footwear and apparel at 70 percent off or more. The two Dick’s Sporting Goods Warehouse Sale locations to open are in Concord, NC and Plano, TX.
The redesigned Golf Galaxy stores will provide access to TrackMan and BioMech Golf technologies, hitting bays, custom fittings and golf lessons from Class A Certified PGA and LPGA Professionals. The redesigned Golf Galaxy locations are in Tulsa, OK; Richmond, VA; Fort Myers, FL; Arlington, TX; Brookfield, WI; Mount Laurel, NJ; Lakeside, MI; Lakeside, MI; Montgomeryville, PA and Orland Park, IL. The retailer will open additional remodeled locations later this year.
Dick’s Soccer Shops will open in 34 select Dick’s flagship locations. The shops will offer in-store soccer experts to help customers find the right equipment, updated in-store elements, including a cleat shop, licensed jersey cubes and soccer trial cages in select locations. All Soccer Shops will open on April 5.
(c)2003-2021 Trade & Industry Development is a publication of Due North Media - a division of Due North Consulting, Inc.
Copyright 2001-2021, Due North Consulting, Inc. -- All rights reserved.
The material on this site is protected by United States copyright and other intellectual property laws and may not be reproduced, rewritten, distributed, re-disseminated, transmitted, cached, displayed, published, broadcast, directly or indirectly, in any medium without the prior written permission of Due North Consulting, Inc.