Posts tagged as dick’s sporting goods

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    Thursday, January 8th 2015

    Dick’s may go private, rumours say

    by Markus Huber

    Dick’s Sporting Goods, the leading retailer in the U.S., might be taken over by investment firms, according to media rumors in America. Reuters reports that there are talks with interested parties, but declined to mention its sources. It was said that the negotiations are of informal character. In fact, Dick’s stock performance has not been […]

  • Friday, May 30th 2014

    Dick’s invests heavily in youth programs

    by Markus Huber

    Dick’s Sporting Goods, the large-scale U.S. retailer, is serious about its commitment to encouraging young people to do sports. The group said that it has donated $4 million via its own foundation—Sports Matter. The money is 50 percent from donations by third parties which the company matched with the same amount. Dick’s used it to support […]

  • Wednesday, November 20th 2013

    Dick’s performs better than expected

    by Markus Huber

    Dick’s Sporting Goods, the major U.S. retailer, posts a net income for the third quarter ended Nov. 2 of $50.0 million, very much on the same level as in the previous year’s period. Sales increased by 6.7 percent to $1.4 billion. Adjusted consolidated sales due to the 53rd week last year, were up by 3.3 […]

  • Thursday, September 19th 2013

    Dick’s lays out ambitious growth plans

    by Markus Huber

    Dick’s Sporting Goods, the major U.S. retailer, has presented a 5-year-plan, which is set to take the chain to a higher level. The most important sectors in which Dick’s sees high potential are the development of its e-commerce along with the development of its outdoor retail operations. At the occasion of the company’s first ever […]

  • Tuesday, August 20th 2013

    Dick’s perfomance remains below par

    by Markus Huber

    At the close of the second financial quarter on August 3rd, Dick’s Sporting Goods, the big U.S. retail chain, recorded sales up 6.6 percent to $1.5 billion. Adjusted for the changed calendar due to there being a 53rd week last year however, the consolidated comparable store sales actually slipped by 0.4 percent, despite expectations by […]

  • Thursday, April 5th 2012

    Dick’s buys Top-Flite


    Apart from its investment in JJB Sports, Dick’s Sporting Goods has completed the purchase of the trademark rights for Top-Flite, the brand of golf balls previously owned by Callaway Golf, for $20 million. The seller is eager to expand the Callaway brand in the golf ball business, while Dick’s wants to build up its own […]

  • Thursday, April 5th 2012

    Dick’s invests in JJB Sports


    Dick’s Sporting Goods, the U.S. retailer, has agreed to invest at least £20 million in a proposed financing package of £30 million for JJB Sports, the beleaguered British sports retailer. If approved by shareholders, the deal would mark the first international foray by Dick’s. The U.S. retailer will invest an initial £20 million in new […]