Dick's Sporting Goods Inc was incorporated in 1948 in New York under the name Dick's Clothing and Sporting Goods, Inc. In November 1997, it reincorporated as a Delaware corporation, and in April 1999, it changed its name to Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. The Company is an omni-channel sporting goods retailer, offers assortment of authentic, sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories through a blend of dedicated associates, in-store services and shop-in-shops. The Company also owns and operates Golf Galaxy, Field & Stream and other specialty concept stores as well as eCommerce websites at www.DICKS.com, www.golfgalaxy.com, www.fieldandstreamshop.com and www.caliastudio.com. The Company operated 644 Dick's Sporting Goods stores in 47 states, 73 Golf Galaxy stores in 29 states and 19 Field & Stream stores in nine states. Its brands include adidas, Asics, Callaway Golf, Columbia, Nike, Remington, TaylorMade-adidas Golf, The North Face and Under Armour, adidas baseball, CALIA, DBX, Field & Stream, Fitness Gear, Lady Hagen, MAXFLI, Nishiki, Primed, Quest, Reebok, Slazenger, Top-Flite, Umbro and Walter Hagen. The Company competes with many retailing formats, including format sporting goods stores, traditional sporting goods stores, specialty and vendor stores, mass merchants and department stores, and internet and catalog-based retailers. The Company is subject to federal, state and local regulations, including regulations relating to consumer products and consumer protection, advertising and marketing, labor and employment, data protection and privacy, intellectual property, the environment and tax.
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