Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (together with its subsidiaries, referred to as the
"Company", "we", "us" and "our" unless specified otherwise) is a leading
omni-channel sporting goods retailer offering an extensive assortment of
authentic, high-quality sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories
through a blend of dedicated associates, in-store services and unique specialty
shop-in-shops. The Company also owns and operates Golf Galaxy, Field & Stream
and True Runner specialty stores. The Company was founded in 1948 when Richard
"Dick" Stack, the father of Edward W. Stack, our Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer, opened his original bait and tackle store in Binghamton, New York.
Edward W. Stack joined his father's business full-time in 1977 and in 1984
became President and Chief Executive Officer of the then two store chain.