Top 10 Sports Brands in the World 2017

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3. Dick's Sporting Goods (DKS)

Founded in 1948 by Richard Stack, DKS is a leading Omni-channel sporting goods retailer.

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It offers and extensive assortment of authentic, high-quality sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories. Edward Stack is the current CEO of the company, and it is headquartered in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, United States.


The product line offered include Sporting goods, Athletic apparel, Outerwear, Sportswear, Athletic Shoes, Casual footwear, boots, Fitness Equipment , Bicycles and Outdoor equipment.

The most common version of logo includes a golf ball, baseball, soccer ball and basketball, in that order. Major acquisitions of DKS include Galyan’s Sports and Outdoor adventure in 2004, Golf Galaxy and Chick’s Sporting Goods in 2007. Galyan’s is an Indiana based sporting chain specialty retailer that offers a broad range of products. Golf Galaxy is a golf specialty retailer and Chick’s Sporting Goods a privately held corporation with over 15 stores. Other acquisitions include Golfsmith, Affinity Sports, Field & Stream, and Golfworks to name a few.

The company operated more than 675 Sporting Goods stores locations as on 28th January 2017. Recently, the company sponsored for Pittsburg marathon that happened during May 5-7, 2017. The company sponsors a number of sporting events and was official sponsor of the USA Team at 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Revenue(in million USD): 7921

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