PITTSBURGH, Aug. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, in August, is adding a new DICK'S Sporting Goods store to an existing Golf Galaxy location.
The Grand Opening weekend celebration will be held in Raleigh, NC at Pleasant Valley Promenade (6254 Glenwood Ave.) on August 10 through August 12. With this new store opening, DICK'S will have 729 DICK'S Sporting Goods stores nationwide in 47 states.
The new DICK'S location will bring approximately 70 collective jobs to the community through the hiring of full-time, part-time and temporary associates for this store.
"Raleigh has proven to have a thriving golf community who we've served with a Golf Galaxy at this location for many years," said Scott Hudler, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, DICK'S Sporting Goods. "However, we also identified a larger opportunity to serve the sports and outdoors enthusiasts who live, work and play here. With the addition of a DICK'S Sporting Goods to the Pleasant Valley Promenade, the community can enjoy access to get all of their sports, outdoor and golf needs under one roof."
In addition to the expert golf pros and wide selection of golf clubs, apparel and equipment from the top brands, customers can expect to find top-of-the-line in-store services and exclusive offerings to serve many athletic and outdoor needs in a wide selection of 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 the grand opening weekend, customers will have the chance to win great prizes and meet a special guest, former Carolina left winger Erik Cole**.
Visit DICKS.com/Raleigh 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 August 4, 2018, the Company operated 728 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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