Dicks Sporting Goods is one of the largest sporting goods retail stores in the United States today. In the year 1948, an entrepreneur named Dick Stack came up with an idea for a small bait and tackle fishing store. When he approached his father with the idea, he turned him down. Dick’s grandmother always wanted her grandson to follow his dreams. After giving him $300 from her cookie jar, Dick opened his modest store. Today Dicks Sporting Goods has over 437 stores across the 42 states and is still dedicated to bringing people the very best products on the market. Dicks still offers a vast selection of fishing, hunting and camping supplies.
Dicks Sporting Goods offers many different types of equipment for many different age and skill levels. They carry equipment from basketball to golf, football to tennis. Dicks has it all. Dicks is one of the largest carriers of many major sporting equipment brands like Nike, Adidas and Under Armour.
Dicks is also the owner of 79 Golf Galaxy stores in 29 states. Golf Galaxy is one of the major golf equipment stores in the United States. It offers professional lessons given directly in the store and an array of Get-Fit experts trained to bring you quality golf equipment that will be tailors to your body and game.
Dicks Sporting Goods states that their mission is to be the #1 sports and fitness specialty retailer for all athletes and outdoor enthusiasts through the relentless improvement of everything we do. Dicks is constantly changing in their market. They are dedicated to stay on top of the sporting trends that tend to change almost every year. You can count on Dicks to have the newest and latest styles, shoes and equipment that you need to be ahead of the other members of your team.
More than just sporting equipment, Dicks has stuck to its roots by offering a wide selection of hunting, fishing and camping gear for the outdoor enthusiasts. Guns, bikes, canoes, treadmills, are just some of the many things you will find at Dicks Sporting Goods.
In the areas of the United States where skiing is popular, Dicks has covers it. Snowboards, skis, poles, coats, hats, gloves and toasty hand-warmers are always available at or near the checkout stand so you can bear the sub-zero temperatures on the mountain.
Dicks Sporting Goods is also very concerned with customer service. All of the employees that work at Dicks are very knowledgeable and helpful. No one will feel out of place while looking for an item in this awesome sporting goods store.