DICK’S Sporting Goods Adds Six New Discount Concept Stores

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In June , DICK’S Sporting Goods launched its two new discount-focused store concepts — DICK’S Sporting Goods Warehouse and OVERTIME by DICK’S Sporting Goods — with the opening of five Warehouse and three OVERTIME locations.

DICK’S Sporting Goods Opens 3 CALIA by Carrie Underwood Pop-Ups

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DICK’S Sporting Goods has launched three temporary pop-up locations for CALIA by Carrie Underwood, one of the retailer’s top-selling women’s brands. News Briefs Dick's Sporting Goods b8ta pop-ups CALIA by Carrie Underwood

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DICK’S Sporting Goods Launches New Outlet And Clearance Banners

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DICK’S Sporting Goods is opening two new discount-focused store concepts: OVERTIME by DICK’S Sporting Goods and DICK’S Sporting Goods Warehouse. OVERTIME by DICK’S Sporting Goods locations will offer an assortment of apparel, footwear and equipment at up to 75% off. The five DICK’S Sporting Goods Warehouse stores will feature discounts of up to 90% on footwear and apparel.

Dick's Sporting Goods debuts '10 Days of Black Friday'


The retailer introduced mobile checkout and return stations and has a plan to manage lines to alleviate shopping concerns due to COVID-19

Dick’s Sporting Goods announces CEO succession plan


Edward Stack, who led Dick’s Sporting Goods’ growth from a two-store operation to more than 850 locations around the U.S., will step down as CEO early next year. He will be replaced on Feb. 1 by Lauren Hobart, who currently serves as Dick’s president

Dick's Sporting Goods debuts 2 clearance-based concepts


The locations could help the retailer shed excess inventory in the wake of the pandemic, and also provide brand partners with an alternative to off-pricers

Dick’s Sporting Goods smashes quarterly sales records


Dick’s Sporting Goods reported a 20.7 percent increase in same-store sales as consumers looked to purchase fitness and outdoor products while being forced to stay at home due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The retailer’s online business jumped 194 percent and earnings per share were up 155 percent, both quarterly improvement records over the same period in 2019

Dick’s Sporting Goods reopens 80 percent of its stores


Dick’s Sporting Goods reports that 80 percent of its 858 stores across the U.S. are open and that the drop the chain has seen in same-store sales has slowed from a 30 percent decline in the first quarter to four percent for the first four weeks of the second quarter

DICK’S Promotes New CEO as Retailer Reports Strong Q3 Results

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DICK’S Sporting Goods has promoted President Lauren Hobart to the roles of President and CEO, as of Feb. She will be charged with building on Q3 2020 momentum: net sales rose 22.9 % year-over-year at the sporting goods retailer, driven by a 95% increase in ecommerce sales.

Will Walmart’s Gun Restrictions Compel Retailers To Follow Suit?

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DICK’S Sporting Goods , which started the conversation when it pulled assault-style rifles from its shelves in February 2018, is presently reviewing whether it should discontinue firearm sales entirely. While they might upset a small subset of their patrons, I doubt any clothing store in the country is mostly shopped by gun enthusiasts, and in the current climate being able to assure your average customer that there aren’t any guns around can only be a good thing.

Aptos Purchases Price Optimization Solution Provider Revionics

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Revionics’ current customer base includes many of the top retailers across the globe, including Ahold Delhaize , DICK’S Sporting Goods , Douglas Holding AG , Family Dollar , Home Depot Mexico , Leroy Merlin Brasil and Tractor Supply Co.

Nike Shows No Brand Is ‘Too Good’ For Amazon

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Nike will reportedly begin selling goods on Amazon, joining top competitors Under Armour and Adidas in opening storefronts on the site, according to Bloomberg. Will Sporting Goods Retailers Feel The Squeeze? Amazon’s ability to grant retailers and brands full control over their product offerings is a very convincing proposal, and it should have sporting goods retailers worried. Nike Amazon department stores Editor's Perspective sporting goods

Retailers Join Efforts To Maximize Voter Participation

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More than 300 companies , including Patagonia , The Gap , DICK’S Sporting Goods and Walmart committed to removing some of the logistical barriers that often keep workers from voting.

Q2 2020 Results: Digital Still Dominates As Consumers Reduce Shopping Trips / Minimize Shopping Trips

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Outdoor retailers saw significant momentum in this area, especially as consumers sought goods to support new activities and healthy habits: DICK’S Sporting Goods.

‘The Best Vision Is Insight’ — The Top Retail Trends Of 2020

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For example, Adidas and DICK’S Sporting Goods brought gamification to Snapchat, launching a video game that enables users to purchase directly through the app. Publishing entrepreneur Malcolm Forbes is associated with many pithy sayings like the one in the headline.

How I did it: Escalade Sports won back time and gained transparency


Digital Marketing Team Leader, Sarah Krampe, saw a gap in how Escalade Sports was distributing its product information to retail customers that ultimately slowed web, ecommerce and traditional sales channels. Ecommerce Product Content product content syndication Distributed Channel Product Accuracy Sporting Goods Direct-to-Consumer Customer Experience Product Information Internet Retailer

Modell's brand sold to owner of Dressbarn, Pier 1 IP


The sporting goods retailer's trademarks and other assets sold for $3.6 million after it filed for bankruptcy and moved to liquidate its stores

L.L. Bean launches first wholesale partnerships


The 108-year-old retailer is expanding its omnichannel efforts by working with Nordstrom, Staples and Midwestern sporting goods retailer Scheels

Levi's expands Red Tab sales to 500 Target stores


While it's opening new stores of its own, the iconic denim maker shows it still believes in wholesale as it also partners with Dick's Sporting Goods

September’s retail sales were stronger than expected


percent in September, excluding autos, as books, clothing, music and sporting goods showed the biggest monthly gains. Retail sales rose 1.5 Economists were expecting a 0.7 percent gain for the month

U.S. retail sales gains slowed in October


Sporting good and clothing sales fell 4.2 Retail sales increased 0.3 percent in October, according to the latest figures from the Commerce Department. The gain marked the sixth consecutive month of sales growth, albeit at a lower clip than in previous reports. percent during the month and grocery’s numbers were off 0.4 percent

Dick’s is the latest retailer to announce stores to close on Thanksgiving


Dick’s Sporting Goods has joined Walmart and Target in announcing it would close its stores on Thanksgiving Day. “We We are so thankful to our teammates for their hard work and dedication,” said Ed Stack, chairman and CEO of the sporting goods retailer. They have navigated this year with strength, commitment and care for each other and for our customers. We will continue to do all we can to support them and show our gratitude

41% increase in ARPU

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Online sporting goods retailer witnesses a 41% increase in average revenue per user. The post 41% increase in ARPU appeared first on Dynamic Yield. Case Studies

Dick’s increases holiday hiring, expects jump in online orders


Dick’s Sporting Goods will hire 9,000 associates to work in stores this holiday season, 1,000 more than last year, as the retailer expects to see a sizable jump in online orders. The chain expects the new hires to work fulfilling curbside pickup orders, ship-to-store orders and working store registers

Best Buy to close stores on Thanksgiving


Dick’s Sporting Goods, Target and Walmart previously announced that they would keep stores close on the holiday in a departure from past years The list of major retailers choosing to close stores on Thanksgiving has grown with the addition of Best Buy and Kohl’s.

Dick’s, Target and Walmart stop selling Washington Redskins merchandise


Dick’s Sporting Goods, Target and Walmart have all pulled merchandise bearing the Washington Redskins name and logo from their stores and websites. The football team has long been criticized by those believing its team name is a racial slur demeaning to Native Americans. Last week, FedEx, which sponsors the team’s stadium in Maryland, formally requested that it change its name

Franklin Sports: How to Lower ACoS Using Amazon CAPx & Granular Campaigns

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Founded in 1946, Franklin Sports is the home of the official MLB, NFL, MLS, NHL & college sports gear, sporting goods, indoor games. The post Franklin Sports: How to Lower ACoS Using Amazon CAPx & Granular Campaigns appeared first on Retail Performance Marketing Blog - CPC Strategy. Read More. Amazon Marketplace

Retail Ecommerce Ventures Seeks to Add Stein Mart to its Growing Portfolio

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Retail Ecommerce Ventures has acquired the intellectual property of multiple retailers in recent years, including Modell’s Sporting Goods , Dressbarn and Pier 1 Imports. Stein Mart could be a good candidate for a second life as an ecommerce pure play.

Inside the Minds of Retail Entrepreneurs


Among the many companies that Lopez and Mehr have acquired, include: Modell’s Sporting Goods, The Franklin Mint, Linens N Things, Dressbarn, and Pier 1 Imports. The Modell’s Sports Goods story is particularly interesting, and worth highlighting.

Modell’s Will Become Digital-Only With $3.6 Million Purchase By Retail Ecommerce Ventures

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Retail Ecommerce Ventures (REV) has added a new brand to its collection by acquiring certain assets of Modell’s Sporting Goods for $3.64 million , with the intention of making the brand exclusively digital.

Adjusting to the New (Ab)Normal


Shoppers are also trafficking the home-based categories, as small appliances, sporting goods and housewares are also achieving positive comps over the past three week period. Without question this is a time of uncertainty and anxiety throughout the world. Our thoughts have shifted, with a primary focus on the health of their family, friends, and co-workers. We’re experiencing the sudden reality of isolation, with more than 2 billion people staying at home.

Major Retailers to Shut Doors for Thanksgiving Shopping Due to COVID-19

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Other retailers shutting their doors this Thanksgiving include Best Buy , Dick’s Sporting Goods , and Kohl’s. ” – Ed Stack, Dick’s Sporting Goods CEO. Published July 30, 2020.

Do Retail Gun Restrictions Pose Significant Brand Risks?

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school shooting that claimed 17 lives, retailers such as DICK’S Sporting Goods , Walmart , Fred Meyer , L.L.Bean , REI and Mountain Equipment Co-Op have all taken actions to restrict firearm sales — by stopping sales of assault rifles and/or raising the age for gun purchases to 21. In the wake of the Parkland, Fla.

The Impact of COVID-19 on E-Commerce GMV, Part 3


Last week we speculated that the “clothing/shoes” and “sporting goods” categories had bottomed and were turning the corner. In this post, we take a deeper dive into categories that have initially been negatively impacted: “clothing/shoes” and “sporting goods”. Sporting Goods. Note that the outlier subcategories are not necessarily the largest subcategories in the “sporting goods” category. This is part three in an ongoing series.

Marketing With A Different Lens: What You Can Learn From Other Retail Verticals

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The good news is that many digital retail marketers are successfully operating with agility. For instance, many electronics retailers are seeing results with remarketing audiences, while sporting goods is excelling at ad efficiency. Learn From: Sporting Goods.

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The Impact of COVID-19 on E-Commerce GMV, Part 5


Below, we’ll highlight the stimulus bump impact on various categories and dive a bit deeper into sporting goods and some non-essential health and beauty subcategories. As of April 20th, the categories highlighted above were at least back to the year-over-year growth rates from earlier in 2020 with some, such as “sporting goods” and “consumer electronics”, having exceeded the earlier growth rates. Sporting Goods. This is part five in an ongoing series.

Year-End Review: Retail’s Top Success Stories Of 2018

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Overall, a very good customer experience. Now that is good service — and smart business. Adam Blair, Executive Editor: My vote for the most positive move by retailers this year: the decisions made by DICK’s Sporting Goods , REI, L.L. Last week, the RTP. editors identified the bad and the ugly of retail in 2018 , highlighting key instances where retailers and others fumbled the ball.