Dick’s Sporting Goods announced the opening of seven new locations, including its second Dick’s House of Sport in Knoxville, TN on Dec.
The retailer also announced more in-store experience-focused soccer shops in another 47 stores in June.
These additions will bring around 450 collective jobs to the communities by hiring full-time, part-time and temporary workers for the stores.
Dick’s House of Sport Store in Knoxville will feature a 24,000 square meter outdoor turf field and running track, a climbing wall, a batting cage with HitTrax technology, golf clubs with TrackMan simulators, a putting green, a “House of Cleats” and seasonal products , a health and wellness destination and consolidated service area for breaking in gloves, stringing lacrosse sticks, and building / repairing bicycles. The location is at West Town Mall, 7600 Kingston Pike. The grand opening will take place from June 4th to 6th. Earlier this year, the company opened its first Dick’s House of Sport location in Victor, NY.
Redesigned Golf Galaxy stores will open in Salt Lake City, UT, 6148 South State Street and Houston, 5078 Richmond Avenue. The updated stores will provide access to TrackMan and BioMech golf technology, pits and custom equipment. The opening will take place from June 5th to 6th.
Dick’s Sporting Goods Warehouse Opens at Towne Center Prado in Kennesaw, GA; Fenton Commons in Fenton, MO; and The Commons in Knoxville, TN. The stores offer deep discounts on shoes and clothing, with some goods available at 70 percent off or more. The Grand for the Kennesaw and Fenton locations will take place on June 16; The Knoxville site opens on June 30th.
After the store opens, Dick’s will have 731 Dick’s Sporting Goods stores nationwide in 47 states and 98 Golf Galaxy stores nationwide in 35 states.
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