Dick's Sporting Goods

See Dick's shoppers run, putt, dunk, drive, dribble -- and buy. The store contains on five smaller shops ("stores within a store") featuring sporting goods, apparel, and footwear for leisure pursuits, ranging from football, golf, and cycling to hunting and camping. In addition to brands such as NIKE and adidas, Dick's carries Ativa, Walter Hagen, and others exclusive to the firm. Dick's was founded in 1948 when Dick Stack, father of company chairman and CEO Edward Stack, opened a bait and tackle store.