Profile: Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp (BGFV.OQ)
20 May 2013
Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation, incorporated on October 31, 1997, is a sporting goods retailer in the western United States, operating 406 stores in 12 states under the Big 5 Sporting Goods name as of January 2, 2012. The Company provides a range of product offering in a traditional sporting goods store format that averages approximately 11,000 square feet. Its product mix includes athletic shoes, apparel and accessories, as well as selection of outdoor and athletic equipment for team sports, fitness, camping, hunting, fishing, tennis, golf, snowboarding and roller sports. The Company’s stores carry a range of products from brand name manufacturers, including adidas, Coleman, Easton, New Balance, Nike, Reebok, Spalding, Under Armour and Wilson. The Company conducts its business through Big 5 Corp., which is a wholly owned subsidiary.
The Company conducts its gift card operations through Big 5 Services Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Big 5 Corp. The Company purchases its branded merchandise from an array of sporting goods equipment, athletic footwear and apparel manufacturers, which includes adidas, Asics, Browning, Bushnell, Coleman, JanSport, New Balance, Nike, Wilson, Reebok, Converse, Spalding, Crosman, Easton, Everlast, Fila, Footjoy, Heelys, Russell Athletic, Timex, and Franklin. The Company’s also offers variety of merchandise to complement its branded product offerings, which represents approximately 3% of its net sales. Its private label items include shoes, apparel, golf equipment, binoculars, camping equipment, fishing supplies and snowsport equipment. Its owned trademarks include Court Casuals, Golden Bear, Harsh, Pacifica, Rugged Exposure and Triple Nickel, all of which are registered as federal trademarks. Its licensed trademarks include Avet, Body Glove, Fila, GoFit, Hi-Tec, Maui & Sons, Morrow, Realm and The Realm. The Company operates a distribution center located in Riverside, California, that services all of its stores. The facility has approximately 953,000 square feet of storage and office space.
The Company competes with Academy Sports & Outdoors, Dick’s Sporting Goods, The Sports Authority, Sport Chalet, Hibbett Sports, Modell’s, Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s, Foot Locker, Gander Mountain, Golfsmith, REI, JC Penney, Kmart, Kohl’s, Sears, Target and Wal-Mart.
Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp
2525 East El Segundo Boulevard
EL SEGUNDO CA 90245