Hibbett Sports Opens in Nacogdoches, TX October 2011
October 24, 2011 » Hibbett Sports Opens in Nacogdoches, TX
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (October 24, 2011) – National sporting goods retailer Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc. operating as Hibbett Sports has opened its newest store inNacogdoches, Texas The new store opened at 4610 North Street in Nacogdoches Marketplace on Saturday, October 22 and will employ approximately eight full and parttime team members.
Announcing the opening, Jeff Rosenthal, President and CEO of Hibbett Sporting Goods,Inc. said, “This convenient new location is a win-win for our company and theNacogdoches community. We are very excited to continue serving the customers in this area.
”Hibbett Sports stocks a large selection of athletic footwear, athletic apparel and teamathletic equipment. “With the buying power of a national company, we offer ourcustomers the convenience of buying the best in sports, right in their ownneighborhoods,” said Rosenthal, “and we extensively train our employees to make surethey can provide superior service to our customers.”
“We research the markets we enter to learn what the customers of that area want from asporting goods store,” added Rosenthal. “We constantly update our merchandiseassortment to offer the latest in product technology, performance and fashion so that wecan meet the diverse needs of our customer’s active lifestyles.
”Texas has been a target of the companies’ expansion for several years now. With theaddition of the new Nacogdoches location, the company has 83 stores open in Texas. Ofthose stores, Longview was the first to open in 1998. The Nacogdoches location joins agrowing number of Hibbett Sports stores in east Texas, including stores in Lufkin,Henderson and a second location in Nacogdoches located at 1122 North University Drive.
In business since 1945, Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc. operates over 800 sporting goodsstores in small to mid-sized markets, predominantly in the Sunbelt, Mid-Atlantic and theLower Midwest. The company’s primary store format is a 5,000 square-foot storelocated in dominant strip centers and enclosed malls. Each store typically lies within 150miles of another store location.-###-