Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp is a holding Company incorporated in Delaware on October 31, 1997. The Company along with its subsidiary is a sporting goods retailer in the western United States, operating 429 stores in 12 states under the Big 5 Sporting Goods name as of December 29, 2013. The Company provides a full-line product offering in a traditional sporting goods store format that averages approximately 11,000 square feet. Its product mix includes athletic shoes, apparel and accessories, as well as various outdoor and athletic equipment for team sports, fitness, camping, hunting, fishing, tennis, golf, snowboarding and roller sports. The Company operates a distribution center located in Riverside, California, that services all of its stores. The facility has approximately 953,000 square feet of storage and office space. The Company's stores carry various products from brand name manufacturers, such as, adidas, Coleman, Easton, New Balance, Nike, Reebok, Spalding, Under Armour and Wilson. It also engages in value reputation through weekly print advertising in newspapers, direct mailers and digital marketing programs designed to generate customer traffic, drive sales and build brand awareness. The conduct of Company's business, and the distribution, sale, advertising, labeling, safety, transportation and use of many of its products are subject to various laws and regulations administered by federal, state and local governmental agencies in the United States.