DicksSportingGoods.com sells a huge variety of sporting goods and training equipment
Dick's Sporting Goods
In the year 1948, Dick Stack was a salesperson working for a small store in Binghamton, New York. When his business plan to extend the store activity to selling fishing gear was mocked by his employer, Dick Stack decided to start a business of his own. Convinced that his idea was going to work, he used his small family savings to open up his own fishing gear and bait shop in Binghamton. Ten years later, his satisfied customers persuaded Dick that he should expand his product line. He then included many general sporting goods that are now available in modern Dick's Sporting Goods stores.
In the early 1990’s, the brand popularity and growth lead to the start of chain operations, the opening of additional branches across New York. In 1994, the company main headquarters were relocated to Pittsburgh.
In the year 2004, DSG established the company leader position in the sporting merchandise industry by acquiring 48 locations from the sports products retailer Galvan. In the year 2007, Dick's Sporting Goods acquired a large golf superstores operator, Golf Galaxy.
Dick's Sporting Goods Today
Today, Dick's Sporting Goods counts more than 250 stores and a popular internet store that provide sporting merchandise and service and is now rated as a 500 fortune company. Customers are awarded company fidelity points for every purchase, related on the value of the items you acquire. This means that for each dollar spent in a Dick's Sporting Goods store, you get points that you can later redeem into coupons you can use in the same shop.
Modern Dick's Sporting Goods locations often feature a putting green and a single person driving range for the most passionate people to visit the stores.
The company virtual store and more than 300 locations nationwide offer sports enthusiasts a full range of sporting products in a broad selection of brands in a specialized environment.
The main competitors for the US market include national retailers like Big 5 Sporting Goods or Sports Authority, R.E.I., web stores like MooseJaw.com or BackCountry.com and Cabela's, Sierra Trading Post, and Sportman's Warehouse on a regional level.
Dick's Sporting Goods now has over 300 stores conveniently located in more than 30 states across the nation, and more stores are scheduled to open in the near future. The company website features a store locator option so you can find the nearest Dick's Sporting Goods shop near your location.
Dick's Sporting Goods Coupons
The company offers customers the alternative of acquiring Gift Cards or Online Gift Certificates that can be offered to friends and family. This allows the recipient to shop at the retail store or at the Dick's Sporting Goods online shop in the limit of the certificate value. Gift certificates can be ordered online and received by email, making this a very fast way to shop for sporting goods. For gift certificates ordered online, customers don’t have to pay a shipping fee and the coupon delivery time is of a few hours.
- 300 Delaware Ave, Ste 548
- Wilmington DE 19801 US