PITTSBURGH, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based full-line sporting goods retailer, announced today its specialty Field & Stream retail concept. Expected to open its first location this fall in Cranberry Township, Pa., Field & Stream will carry the best brands to meet the evolving needs of hunters, anglers and outdoorsmen.
Named for the iconic brand that for more than 140 years has been synonymous with outdoor experiences, the Field & Stream store will offer a vast assortment of outdoor equipment, accessories and services in hunting, fishing, archery, camping and more.
"We look forward to opening the Field & Stream store and delivering a high level of service for the passionate outdoorsman," said Joe Schmidt, President & COO, DICK'S Sporting Goods. "DICK'S Sporting Goods originally began as a bait and tackle shop, and the Field & Stream store will build upon both brands' heritage to provide an excellent customer experience for outdoor enthusiasts."
Field & Stream is being created for a passionate outdoors audience and will employ people who are themselves enthusiasts, who can share their personal connections, expertise and experiences. The store will carry a wide variety of national brands and provide top of the line in-store services.About DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc.DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. is an authentic full-line sports and fitness specialty omni-channel retailer offering a broad assortment of high quality, competitively-priced brand name sporting goods equipment, apparel and footwear in a specialty store environment. The Company also owns and operates Golf Galaxy, LLC, a golf specialty retailer. As of February 2, 2013, the Company operated 518 DICK'S Sporting Goods stores in 44 states, 81 Golf Galaxy stores in 30 states and eCommerce websites and catalog operations for DICK'S Sporting Goods and Golf Galaxy. DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. news releases are available at http://www.dickssportinggoods.com/investors. The Company's website is not part of this release. Forward-Looking Statements Involving Known and Unknown Risks and Uncertainties Except for historical information contained herein, the statements in this release or otherwise made by our management in connection with the subject matter of this release are forward-looking statements (as such term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995) and involve risks and uncertainties and are subject to change based on various important factors, many of which may be beyond our control. Forward-looking statements include, among other things, statements about our future expectations regarding the in-store experience and the services the new store will provide. Our future performance and financial results may differ materially from those included in any such forward-looking statements and such forward-looking statements should not be relied upon by investors as a prediction of actual results. SOURCE DICK'S Sporting Goods