Retailer Academy Sports + Outdoors to Open at Least 15 New Stores in 2024 | Trade and Industry Development

Retailer Academy Sports + Outdoors to Open at Least 15 New Stores in 2024

Mar 28, 2024

Academy Sports + Outdoors, a leading full-line sporting goods and outdoor recreation retailer, says it will open 15-17 new stores in its fiscal 2024 year, starting with two new stores in the first quarter in Knightdale, North Carolina and Greenwood, Indiana.  

"Academy Sports + Outdoors is excited to provide our customers with new convenient stores that carry a localized assortment that meets the needs of active families in these communities," said Eric Friederich, Senior Vice President of Retail Operations at Academy Sports + Outdoors, which is based in Katy, Texas. "We're looking forward to helping our loyal customers in Knightdale and Greenwood get to the fun faster and continue to be their destination for the top brands and the lowest prices at these new locations."

Every Academy store is a fun destination where families can find apparel, footwear, sports and camping equipment, hunting and fishing gear, outdoor cooking, and more from top national brands at an everyday value. Academy also offers free services such as grill and bike assembly, scope mounting, bore sighting, line winding/spooling, and propane exchange. Hunting and fishing licenses are also available to purchase in stores.

Academy also offers tremendous everyday value and quality through its exclusive, private label brands such as Magellan Outdoors, Freely, R.O.W., BCG, H2OX, Redfield, and Mosaic, which include outdoor apparel and equipment, women's and men's apparel, workout attire, fishing equipment, hunting optics and accessories, and outdoor furniture, respectively.

Customers can also find the best assortment of athletic and casual shoes, sports and outdoors equipment, and clothing from top national brands such as Nike, adidas, L.L.Bean, Carhartt, YETI, Stanley, Marucci, Titleist, Shimano, Brooks, Blackstone and more, both in-store and online.

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