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February 12, 2018

Dicks to open four new stores in US

US-based full-line omnichannel retailer Dick's Sporting Goods (Dick's) is all set to open four new stores across the country this month.

US-based full-line omnichannel retailer Dick’s Sporting Goods (Dick’s) is all set to open four new stores across the country this month.

The stores will be opened in four different states on various dates all along this month.

The store opening will be carried out in Evansville, Indiana, on 10 February, while the Baxter, Minnesota, and Santa Maria, California, locations will be opened between 23 and 25 February.

“Our stores serve as the heartbeats of the community, bringing people together in a meaningful way that no other retailer can replicate.”

The store in Warwick, Rhode Island, will open on 24 February.

Dick’s senior vice-president and chief marketing officer Scott Hudler said: “Great sports and outdoor traditions are at the heart of what we do, and we look forward to sharing them with these communities.

“Where these sports and outdoor traditions run strong, our stores serve as the heartbeats of the community, bringing people together in a meaningful way that no other retailer can replicate.”

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By adding four new stores, the retailer expects to create approximately 210 collective jobs in four communities.

The company is planning to hire full-time, part-time and temporary associates for these stores.

The sports goods retailer noted that its new stores will feature a wide-range of collection in apparel, footwear and equipment from its own private brands, as well as from major national vendors such as Nike, Under Armour and Adidas.