Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc.
| New York Stock Exchange: DKS
Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. is an authentic full-line sporting goods retailer, which offers a broad assortment of 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. The company's products are categorized into three divisions: Apparel, Footwear, and Hardlines. The Apparel category includes athletic apparel, outerwear, and sportswear. It is designed for many activities and performance levels, as well as for specific sports in men's, women's, and children's assortments. Its performance-specific apparel includes offerings for sports like golf, tennis, running, soccer, baseball, football, hockey, swimming, and cycling. The Footwear category is composed of athletic shoes for running, walking, tennis, cross training, basketball, and hiking. In addition, this category also includes specialty footwear, which includes both casual footwear and cleated shoes for baseball, football, soccer, and lacrosse. The Hardlines division is further divided into the Team Sports, Outdoor Recreation, Golf, Fitness, and Cycling sections. The Team Sports category includes the equipment and accessories for team sports, like football, baseball, softball, basketball, hockey, soccer, lacrosse, and tennis. It changed its name from Dick's Clothing and Sporting Goods, Inc. to Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. in April 1999. Dick's Sporting Goods was founded by Richard T. Stack in 1948 and is headquartered in Coraopolis, PA.