Dept. Sporting goods

  1. Media & Marketing
Interested in maximizing the impact of your company’s loyalty program? You’re not alone. Loyalty programs drive improvements in revenue, customer retention and other factors that are vital to your brand’s success. In the first installment of our three-part series, we focused on the initial stages of loyalty programs: acquisition and education/onboarding. But what happens after […]
  1. Department: Consumer Durables
The activewear brand ended its relationship with Ye last October with lots of inventory, while Dick’s is the exclusive partner for the championship season.
  1. Stores & Formats
Through a combination of converting existing stores and building at least 10 new stores next year, Dick’s Sporting Goods will add at least 19 House of Sport locations by 2024. The retailer also plans to exit its Field & Stream banner; after closing 12 of those stores in Q4 2022, which ended Jan. 28, 2023, […]
  1. Department: Consumer Durables
Dick’s Sporting Goods is shifting focus away from its Field & Stream stores toward its House of Sport concept, a significantly larger — and more profitable — version of the familiar Dick’s Sporting Goods store. Dick’s opened its first Field & Stream in 2013, catering to outdoor enthusiasts and hunters. Navdeep Gupta, executive vice president […]
  1. Department: Consumer Durables
Dick’s Sporting Goods reported a better-than-expected gain of 5.3 percent in same-store sales for the fourth quarter. The chain’s net sales set a new quarterly high. Dick’s is looking for same-store sales this year that fall between flat to up two percent compared to 2022.
  1. Department: Food
  The consumer is dynamic not static.  At the intersection of consumer migration to new avenues of distribution, and the wiliness of chain restaurants to move with consumers fast enough, is year over year customer counts.  It’s at the intersection that Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®, asks are you as […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Dick’s Sporting Goods is buying the outdoor retailer Moosejaw from Walmart for an undisclosed amount of money, Dick’s announced Wednesday in a press release. Moosejaw was acquired by Walmart for a reported $51 million in 2017. It’s mostly an e-commerce platform, but operates brick-and-mortar locations in Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Kansas and Missouri. Moosejaw will join Dick’s […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Dick’s Sporting Goods has agreed to acquire outdoor retailer Moosejaw from Walmart for an undisclosed amount. The deal is expected to close in March 2023. The acquisition expands Dick’s outdoor portfolio — currently led by Public Lands, which Dick’s launched in 2021 — and reaffirms the retailer’s “commitment to the long-term business opportunity in the growing multibillion-dollar […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
The Cambridge Dictionary defines the wow factor as a quality that makes someone feel great excitement or admiration. In retail, the wow factor refers to the business’ ability to amaze customers and convert them into store or brand admirers. A recent study from Wharton’s Baker Retailing Center and The Verde Group found that retailers can […]
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Digital signage looks vastly different today from my early days working for a niche hardware manufacturer developing simplistic solutions for groceries and customer-facing retail applications. Digital signage then was quite simplistic. These solutions didn’t incorporate interactive touch — because most solutions ran solely on a USB stick with a media or DVD player. However, those […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
WASHINGTON – Retail sales bounced back strongly in January as inflation eased and income grew, the National Retail Federation said today. “Despite inflationary headwinds, January retail sales show the resiliency of consumers in how they manage their budgets and make decisions on how, when and where to spend their hard-earned dollars,” NRF President and CEO […]
  1. Corporate Finance
Off-price home good and décor retailer Tuesday Morning announced it’s filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company is “pursuing a financial and operational reorganization to enable it to reduce its outstanding liabilities, obtain significant and necessary capital, and ultimately transform into a nimbler retailer that serves heritage markets in a profitable manner,” according to a […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
Dick’s Sporting Goods is expanding its partnership with online marketplace SidelineSwap, with plans to host a series of 200 sports gear trade-in events across 19 states in the first half of 2023. Dick’s first teamed up with SidelineSwap — a peer-to-peer platform where athletes can buy and sell used sporting goods — in 2022, and the […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Over the past three years, most of us have done a lot more shopping online, so it’s easy to forget that while ecommerce is still growing, most retail commerce still happens in stores. In Q3 2022, ecommerce accounted for less than 15% of all retail sales. That means brick-and-mortar is still going strong, and not […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Inflation may be cooling. But, for most Americans, the price of a cup of coffee or a bag of groceries hasn’t budged. In the months ahead, the big question is whether consumers will start to feel relief, too. Over the past few months, many of the key factors that fueled a four-decade high in inflation […]
  1. Retailer Media
If you think those “sponsored” products on Amazon are an innocuous little niche of advertising, think again. Those sponsored positions are what are now known as retail media, which has become the third-largest U.S. digital advertising channel after paid search and paid social campaigns. Even more impressive, eMarketer expects it to nearly double, from $31 […]
  1. Holiday & Events
WASHINGTON – Retail sales during 2022’s November-December holiday season grew 5.3% over 2021 to $936.3 billion, falling short of the National Retail Federation’s forecast amid continuing inflation and high interest rates, NRF said today. While holiday growth was less than expected, sales for the year grew 7% over 2021 to $4.9 trillion, meeting NRF’s forecast […]
  1. Channel: Club
[[“value”:”Club holding Costco Wholesale (COST) delivered strong sales growth in December, demonstrating the retailer’s ability to consistently attract customers despite gathering economic headwinds. For the 5 weeks ended Jan. 1, Costco’s net sales increased 7% year-over year, to $23.8 billion, the company reported Thursday. Total comparable sales, which excludes the impact of fluctuations in gasoline […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
South Pasadena, CA – July 23: Pete Dinero, right, eyes a shot as his partner David Valera looks on as they play pickleball at the Arroyo Seco Racquet Club in South Pasadena on Saturday, July 23, 2022. Keith Birmingham Getty Images Terri Graham, the co-founder of the Minto US Open Pickleball Championships, the largest event […]
  1. Department: Food
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  1. Trends & External Forces
WASHINGTON – November retail sales were down from October, when inflation worries prompted a surge of early holiday shopping. But retailers’ November sales still reflected solid year-over-year growth that marked a strong start to the holiday season, according to the National Retail Federation. “Consumers continued to spend on household priorities and holiday gifts for loved […]
  1. Department: Nonfood
Key takeaways Almost 1-in-4 shoppers spent the most at Amazon during Cyber-5 Home goods and furnishings retailers lost top wallet share lapping difficult pandemic comps Dollar stores and warehouse clubs gained top wallet share as consumers traded down on inflation Earnest Analytics First Choice Retailer Methodology The Earnest First Choice Retailer Rankings are based on […]
  1. Stores & Formats
NEW YORK — Consumers embraced the opportunity to return to physical stores on Black Friday to participate with family and friends in “the sport of shopping,” according to Coresight Research’s annual tour of malls, outlets, super-regional centers, downtown locations and neighborhood centers in the United States and Canada. Going to malls, in particular, was an […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Our guest this week is Allison Cornish, VP of Store Modernization for Pilot Flying J, recorded live in the MarketDial podcast studio at the NACS Annual Show. Allison is deeply experience convenience store industry veteran who was also recently recognized as the Top Woman in Convenience. In a wide-ranging conversation we unpack the evolution of […]

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