Finish Line Appoints Greg Beidler, Senior Vice President, Store Operations

The Finish Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: FINL), a leading national retailer of athletic shoes, apparel and accessories, today announced that Greg Beidler has joined the company as senior vice president, store operations.

Beidler has more than 20 years of retail experience, most recently he was a Regional Operations Director for Sam’s Club/Wal-Mart Corp. Previously, Beidler served in management roles for GameStop, Brown Shoe Company, Circuit City and The Athlete’s Foot.

“Greg brings a strong background in retail, including experience as division vice president of store operations for Canadian stores with GameStop, which is a great fit for the demographics of our stores and gives us important depth of leadership that is crucial to executing our omni-channel strategy as we grow our store operations,” said Mike Marchetti, executive vice president store operations for Finish Line. “Greg has consistently shown that he puts the customer at the center of everything he does. This matches Finish Line’s goal to drive a customer-centric culture by ensuring that strategies, processes, communications and rewards help deliver premium customer service.”

About The Finish Line, Inc.The Finish Line, Inc. is a premium retailer of athletic shoes, apparel and accessories.

Headquartered in Indianapolis, Finish Line has 638 stores in malls across the U.S., employing more than 11,000 sneakerologists who help customers every day connect with their sport, their life and their style. Online shopping is available at www.finishline.com and mobile shopping is available at m.finishline.com. Follow Finish Line on Twitter at Twitter.com/FinishLine and “like” Finish Line on Facebook at Facebook.com/FinishLineUSA.

The company also operates, through a venture with Gart Capital Partners, a Running Specialty Group that includes 19 specialty running shops in seven states and the District of Columbia under The Running Company banner. More information is available at www.therunningcompany.net.

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