Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an omni-channel sporting goods retailer offering an assortment of sports equipment, apparel, and footwear and accessories. The company also owns and operates Golf Galaxy, Field & Stream and True Runner specialty stores. As of January 31, 2015, the company operated 603 Dick's Sporting Goods stores in 46 states; 78 Golf Galaxy stores in 29 states; 10 Field & Stream stores in 5 states; and 3 True Runner stores in 3 states. The company also operates eCommerce Websites at www.DICKS.com and www.golfgalaxy.com. The company carries various brands, including adidas, Asics, Callaway Golf, Columbia, Nike, Remington, TaylorMade-adidas Golf, The North Face and Under Armour. It also offers private brands and products through licenses such as adidas baseball, CALIA, DBX, Field & Stream, Fitness Gear, Lady Hagen, MAXFLI, Nishiki, Primed, Quest, Reebok (performance apparel), Slazenger (golf and racquets), Top-Flite, Umbro (performance equipment, footwear and apparel) and Walter Hagen. Its private brands and other exclusive products offer customers products that they cannot find anywhere else. Business Strategy The main elements of the company’s business strategy are as follows: authentic sporting goods retailer; omni-channel development; brand partnerships; private brands; retail concept development; and strategic marketing. Suppliers The company purchases merchandise from approximately 1,500 vendors. During 2014, Nike and Under Armour, its largest vendors, represented approximately 19% and 12%, respectively, of its merchandise purchases. Proprietary Rights The company has various registered service marks and trademarks with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, including various versions of the following: ‘Acuity’, ‘DBX’, ‘Dick's’, ‘Dick's Sporting Goods’, ‘Field & Stream’, ‘Fitness Gear’, ‘Golf Galaxy’, ‘Lady Hagen’, ‘MAXFLI’, ‘Nishiki’, ‘Primed’, ‘Quest’, ‘ScoreCard’, ‘ScoreCard Rewards’, ‘Top-Flite’ and ‘Walter Hagen’. The company also has registered domain names, including ‘dickssportinggoods.com’, ‘DICKS.com’, ‘golfgalaxy.com’ and ‘FieldandStreamShop.com’. The company has entered into licensing agreements for names that the company does not own, which provide for exclusive rights to use names such as ‘adidas’ (baseball only), ‘Slazenger’ (golf and racquets), ‘Louisville Slugger’ (hosiery only), ‘Reebok’ (performance apparel) and ‘Umbro’ (performance soccer equipment, footwear and apparel) for specified product categories, and in some cases, specified channels. Governmental Regulations In addition, in connection with the sale of firearms in its stores, the company must comply with federal and state laws and regulations related to the sale of firearms, including the federal Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act. History The company was founded in 1948. It was incorporated in 1948 in New York under the name Dick's Clothing and Sporting Goods, Inc. The company was reincorporated as a Delaware corporation in 1997. In 1999, the company changed its name to Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc.
dick's sporting goods inc
345 Court Street
Coraopolis, PA 15108
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