Despite all the reports to the contrary, Dick's Sporting Goods is still investing in brick and mortar retail, announcing 3 new stores opening this month. The retailer is also expanding its private label lines.
In an oversight of retail planning, Under Armour's Kohl's deal is effectively causing product to be sold cheaper at Kohl's compared to other retailers, and is also not helping to improve UA's image as a lifestyle brand.
British sporting goods company Sports Direct International is in talks to bid for Eastern Outfitters, the parent of U.S.discount chain Bob's Stores and outdoor retailer Eastern Mountain Sports, sources have revealed.
Dick's Sporting Goods is preparing a bid for the U.S. business of bankrupt Golfsmith International Holdings challenging an offer by rival retailer Worldwide Golf Shops, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.