Dick’s Sporting Items now hiring for Meyerland retailer

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Photo by Katherine Feser

April 4, 2022

File photo of a Dick’s Sporting Goods storefront. (Leslie Plaza Johnson/Chronicle)Leslie Plaza Johnson/Freelancer

Dick’s Sporting Goods is hiring for its upcoming store in the Meyerland area of ​​southwest Houston. The Pittsburgh-based retailer intends to fill more than 70 positions at the new store, which is slated to open in May at the Meyerland Plaza mall near Beechnut at Loop 610.

The sporting goods retailer is taking over the space previously used by Bed Bath & Beyond at 420 Meyerland Plaza. The store will offer athletic and outdoor apparel, footwear, soccer, baseball and other team sports equipment, golf and fitness equipment.

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The company, which is looking for applicants who are enthusiastic about sports, expects 10 full-time, 35 part-time and around 25 temporary positions for the new location. Applicants can find out more at dickssportinggoods.jobs.

Founded in 1948, Dick’s Sporting Goods operates more than 850 stores under the Dick’s Sporting Goods, Golf Galaxy, Field & Stream, Public Lands, Going Going Gone! and warehouse sale names. The company has 730 Dick’s Sporting Goods stores, including about 60 in Texas.

Meyerland Plaza is owned by Fidelis Realty Partners of Houston.

Katherine Feser covers a variety of topics for the Houston Chronicle’s business section. She coordinates some of the newspaper’s most popular special sections, including Chronicle 100, Home Price Survey and Top Workplaces. She compiles many of the section’s staples, including the daily market page, people in business, event listings, and real estate transactions.