Sport Chalet Expands Online Product Offering

Sport Chalet Expands Online Product Offering

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sport Chalet, Inc.
(Nasdaq:SPCHA) (Nasdaq:SPCHB), a leading operator of full-service, specialty
sporting goods stores, today announced an expansion of its online product
offering. Sport Chalet customers now have the opportunity to buy expanded
offerings of bikes, fitness equipment, and snow sports apparel and hardgoods
online at and have their order seamlessly fulfilled by the
vendor. The Company expects to continue to grow the assortment of vendors and
product categories using this new drop ship functionality.

"We are excited to offer this new service to our customers, which will be
transparent. The ability to directly drop ship to our customers will enhance
their shopping experience by providing greater merchandise offerings, while
leveraging our online investment by increasing sales with less on-hand
inventory. We are committed to offering the equipment, apparel and service
needs of our athletes," said Craig Levra, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
at Sport Chalet.

About Sport Chalet, Inc.

Sport Chalet, founded in 1959 by Norbert Olberz, is a leading, full service
specialty retailer with 54 stores in Arizona, California, Nevada and Utah;
Sport Chalet online at; and a Team Sales Division. The
Company offers over 50 specialty services for the sports enthusiast, including
online same day delivery, climbing, backcountry skiing, ski mountaineering,
avalanche education, and mountain trekking instruction, car rack installation,
snowboard and ski rental and repair, Scuba training and certification, Scuba
boat charters, team sales, gait analysis, baseball/softball glove steaming and
lacing, racquet stringing, and bicycle tune-up and repair at its store

The Sport Chalet, Inc. logo is available at

Forward-Looking Statements

Except for historical information contained herein, the statements in this
release are forward- looking and made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions
of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking
statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause
the Company's actual results in future periods to differ materially from
forecasted results. Those risks include, among other things, the negative
effect of the economic downturn on the Company's sales, limitations on
borrowing under the Company's bank credit facility, the Company's ability to
control operating expenses and costs, the competitive environment of the
sporting goods industry in general and in the Company's specific market areas,
inflation, the challenge of maintaining its competitive position, the
Company's ability to manage the growth of its Team Sales Division and online
business, changes in costs of goods and services, and the weather and economic
conditions in general and in specific market areas. These and other risks are
more fully described in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange

CONTACT: Howard Kaminsky, Chief Financial Officer
         (818) 949-5300 ext. 5728

Sport Chalet
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