Dick’s Sporting Goods is a bona fide sports good retailer that offers wide range of brand name sporting good equipments, footwear and apparel in specialty store environment. This fast growing sporting goods retailer is operating in about 440 stores in over 40 states. Their store contain on average 5 smaller shops that feature a full line of sporting goods, footwear and apparel for leisure pursuits such as cycling, golf, football, camping and hunting. It also offers its products online with top brands such as Adidas and Nike. It also carries out brands such as Walter Hagen, Ativa and others. It is operating 80 Golf Galaxy stores as well in 30 states. The store was first founded in 1948 when the father of the company Chairman, Dick Stack and CEO Edward Stack launched a bait and tackle store.