DICK'S Sporting Goods Announces Grand Opening Celebration at Parkway Shops in
Three-day festivities include giveaways, special appearances
PITTSBURGH, March 25, 2013
PITTSBURGH, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS),
the largest U.S. based full-line sporting goods retailer, invites the
community of Jacksonville to their three-day grand opening weekend. The store
will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, March 26 at 4:30 p.m. at the
retailer's new Parkway Shops location, 14964 Max Leggett Parkway, Suite 300,
and soft open on Wednesday, March 27. The grand opening celebration will begin
on Friday, April 5 and continue through Sunday, April 7. Special extended
store hours will be in effect for Friday (8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.), Saturday
(8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.) and Sunday (9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.)
DICK'S Sporting Goods has a variety of special appearances and giveaways
scheduled to celebrate the grand opening festivities. Blair Wiggins,
professional fisherman and host of "Addictive Fishing," will be making a
special appearance in store on Saturday, April 6 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.*
Customers can also stop by DICK'S 4,000 gallon bass tank all weekend to learn
tips and techniques from professional anglers.
The first 100 adults in line on Friday and Saturday will receive a free
Mystery Gift Card ranging in value from $5 to $500, with one person winning
the $500 card each day.** Also on Saturday, the first 100 people in line will
get a free The North Face FLASHDRY® T-shirt. The first 100 adults in line on
Sunday will receive a free Scratch & Win card, where every card is a winner
and one lucky recipient will receive the 2013 DICK'S MVP Discount Card**.
During the weekend, DICK'S will be running a Foursquare check-in contest.
Customers who check-in to the new North Jacksonville location on Foursquare
and tweet out their check-ins using #DSGJacksonville will have the chance to
win a $250 DICK'S gift card. More details on all promotions are available at
the store location.
"DICK'S Sporting Goods is excited to become a member of the Jacksonville
community with the opening of our newest location," said Lauren Hobart, DICK'S
Sporting Goods Chief Marketing Officer. "With unsurpassed customer service and
the best products in the industry, we are the equipment solution for athletes
of all ages."
The Jacksonville location will be the retailer's 21st store in the state of
Florida and its 520th nationwide. The new store will feature over 40
convenient in-store services performed by DICK'S certified PROS in Golf, Bike,
Hunting, Fishing, Team Sports and more.
Visit www.dickssportinggoodsonline.com/GrandOpen/NorthJacksonville for more
grand opening details and directions or LIKE DICK'S Sporting Goods on Facebook
at http://www.facebook.com/dickssportinggoods to learn about more local
activations, special events and brand activations.
*Limit one autograph per person. Autographs will be provided on a first-come,
first-served basis at the store on the day of event only. Times and
appearances are subject to change without notice. See store for details.
**NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase does not improve chance of winning. Limit
one per person. Must be a legal resident of 50 US or DC & 18+. While supplies
last. Coupons and gift cards not valid on previously purchased merchandise. No
refunds, returns or exchanges of prizes. Void where prohibited. See store for
details and below for odds of winning.
About DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc.
DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. is an authentic full-line sporting goods retailer
offering a broad assortment 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 February 2, 2013,
the Company operated 518 DICK'S Sporting Goods stores in 44 states, 81 Golf
Galaxy stores in 30 states and eCommerce websites and catalog operations for
DICK'S Sporting Goods and Golf Galaxy. DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. news
releases are available at www.dickssportinggoods.com/investors. The Company's
website is not part of this release.
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