Profile: Dick's Sporting Goods Inc (DKS.N)
14 Mar 2014
DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc., incorporated on November 25, 1996, is a sports and fitness specialty omni-channel retailer offering a range of brand name sporting goods equipment, apparel and footwear in a specialty store environment. The Company also owns and operates Golf Galaxy, LLC, a golf specialty retailer. As of May 4, 2013, the Company operated 520 DICK'S Sporting Goods stores in 44 states, 81 Golf Galaxy stores in 30 states and eCommerce Websites and catalog operations for both DICK'S Sporting Goods and Golf Galaxy. In addition the Company operates e-Commerce operations for both Dick's and Golf Galaxy. The Company offers a range of sporting goods and active apparel at each price point in order to appeal to the beginner, intermediate and enthusiast sports consumer. The merchandise it carries includes one or more of the manufacturers in each category and includes brands, such as adidas, Callaway Golf, Columbia, Nike, Remington, TaylorMade-adidas Golf, The North Face, Under Armour and Wilson.
The Company sells its products through the Company’s retail stores and its eCommerce operations. Although the Company sells through both of these channels, its primary sales channel remains its retail stores. Each of its Dick's stores unites several sports specialty stores under one roof and contains the specialty stores: Footwear; Team Sports, Outdoor Lodge, Golf, Fitness and Athletic Apparel. The Company’s primary prototype Dick's store is a single-level store of approximately 50,000 square feet. The Company also has a prototype two-level store of approximately 80,000 square feet for those trade areas that have sufficient in-profile customers to support it. The Company’s primary prototype Golf Galaxy store is a single-level store that generally ranges from 13,000 to 18,000 square feet. In addition, the Company also has a prototype Golf Galaxy store of approximately 35,000 square feet, which includes more services and experiential shopping.
At the Company’s Dick's and Golf Galaxy stores, it offers a complete range of expert golf services, including custom club fitting, club repair, and grip and shaft installation for drivers, irons and putters. The Company offers private lessons with its PGA and LPGA professionals in its Golf Galaxy Stores. The Company’s Dick's stores also feature bicycle maintenance and repair stations on the sales floor that allow our bicycle mechanics to service bicycles in addition to assisting customers. At the Company’s Dick's stores, it also steam baseball gloves, string tennis racquets and lacrosse sticks, sharpen ice skates, provide home delivery and assembly of fitness equipment, provide scope mounting and bore sighting services, cut arrows, sell hunting and fishing licenses and fill carbon-di-oxide (CO2) tanks for paintball.
Dick's Sporting Goods Inc
345 Court Street
CORAOPOLIS PA 15108
Company Web Links
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- UPDATE 1-Dick's Sporting raises profit estimate as same-store sales jump
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