BIRMINGHAM, AL — Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc. (“Hibbett”), the national sporting goods retailer based in Birmingham, Ala., is pleased to announce the execution of a lease for a new store in Wadesboro.
Hibbett Sports plans to open the new location by the end of January 2014 in the Dollar Tree shopping center adjacent to the Walmart Supercenter. The store anticipates employing eight full-time and part-time team members. Currently Hibbett has 49 locations in the state of North Carolina alone.
Hibbett is a fast-growing operator of over 897 full-line sporting goods stores in small to mid-sized markets, predominantly in the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest.
Hibbett Sports stores offer a large selection of quality branded athletic equipment, footwear and apparel, with a focus on knowledgeable, friendly customer service and providing customers with information they can’t always get at other stores selling sporting goods. Hibbett Sports has a long history of focusing on the needs of local teams and leagues, with a variety of services to meet the needs of coaches and players alike.
Hibbett is the only sporting goods chain committed to serving small and mid-size markets. This strategy has proved to be a successful one for Hibbett as the company continues to expand its number of stores across the U.S.