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Dick's Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) is a sporting goods retailer. It is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA and has locations in 35 states. With its purchase of mid-west sports retailer Galyan's 48 locations in 2004 it became the world's largest in its industry in both revenue and market capitalization.
History: Dick's Sporting Goods was founded by its namesake Dick Stack when he was just 18 years old in 1948. Stack worked at an Army/Navy store in Binghamton, New York, when his idea of expanding its product line to include fishing supplies was mocked by the owner. Relating his disappointment to his family that night, his grandmother decided to give him her life's savings and instructed him to "follow his dreams" with it. Opening up the first Dick's as a "bait & tackle" fishing... more
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