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Hibbett Sports Relocates Victoria, Tx Store October 2011

October 31, 2011 » Hibbett Sports Relocates Victoria, Tx Store

HIBBETT SPORTING GOODS, INC. RELOCATES IN VICTORIABIRMINGHAM, Ala. (October 28, 2011) – National sporting goods retailer HibbettSporting Goods, Inc. operating as Hibbett Sports has relocated its Victoria, Texaslocation. The new store moved to 7800 North Navarro Street and opened on Thursday,October 27. The new location will employ approximately eight full and part-time teammembers.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 the Victoriacommunity. 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 therelocation of the Victoria store, the company has 83 stores open in Texas. Of those stores,Longview was the first to open in 1998. The Victoria relocation joins a growing numberof Hibbett Sports stores in southeast Texas, including stores in El Campo, Bay City andBeeville.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.-###-