Academy Sports activities + Outside Opens First Retailer in Lexington, Ky.

Printed: Sep. 27, 2022 at 7:04 AM MDT

Marks Academy’s sixth location within the Bluegrass State

KATY, Texas, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Academy Sports activities + Outside (“Academy”) (Nasdaq: ASO), a number one full-line sporting items and out of doors recreation retailer, is happy to announce the opening of its first Lexington, Ky. retailer. Situated at 3220 Nicholasville Rd. #185, in South Park Procuring Middle, the roughly 80,000 square-foot retailer brings an incredible assortment of sports activities and outdoor merchandise to Lexington. Academy will host grand opening festivities from Friday, Sept. 30 by Sunday, Oct. 2. All through the weekend, prospects can sit up for unique offers, giveaways, activations by manufacturers offered at Academy, meals truck samples, and appearances by College of Kentucky basketball alumnus Kyle Macy, males’s basketball participant Casson Wallace and extra.

The brand new Academy Sports activities + Outside retailer in Lexington, KY is positioned within the South Park Procuring Middle at 3220 Nicholasville Rd.(PRNewswire)

The brand new Lexington location marks the sixth Academy Sports activities + Outside retailer in Kentucky. 

The Lexington location marks the sixth Academy retailer in Kentucky and the opening of the fifth of 9 new shops Academy expects to open this yr. Academy appears ahead to persevering with its growth efforts past 2022, with the aim of opening 80 to 100 new shops over the following 5 years.

“Academy Sports activities + Outside is happy to kickstart enjoyable within the Lexington neighborhood by offering prospects what they should make pursuing their sports activities and outdoor passions straightforward and inexpensive,” stated Sam Johnson, Academy’s Government Vice President of Retail Operations. “Whether or not you are gearing up for an enormous Kentucky recreation, slightly leaguer looking for the right pair of cleats, or getting ready to your subsequent out of doors journey at Daniel Boone Nationwide Forest, our nice worth and providers create new prospects for households to get energetic.”

Prospects can anticipate finding the most effective assortment and costs of athletic and informal footwear, sports activities and outdoor tools and clothes from prime nationwide manufacturers similar to Nike, adidas, The North Face, Below Armour, Columbia, YETI, Traeger, Carhartt, Drake Waterfowl, Timberland, Coleman and extra. Academy additionally gives great on a regular basis worth and high quality by its unique, non-public label manufacturers similar to Magellan Outside, Freely, R.O.W., BCG, H2O Xpress, Mosaic and O’Rageous which cowl out of doors attire and tools, girls’s and males’s attire, exercise apparel, fishing tools, out of doors furnishings and water sports activities gear, respectively.

By partnering with College of Kentucky Athletics, Academy gives a enjoyable vacation spot the place Wildcat followers can get licensed attire, novelty gadgets, and tailgating necessities. Moreover, prospects can discover a Nike prime for an upcoming exercise class, Below Armour gloves to catch the sport profitable landing, or a sleeve of Titleist Professional V1 balls for a spherical of 18 at their favourite golf course. The shop additionally has every thing you’ll want to create a yard oasis with a big selection of patio units, barbecue grills, and out of doors video games. Academy additionally gives free providers similar to grill and bike meeting, scope mounting, bore sighting, line winding/spooling, and propane alternate. Prospects may buy looking and fishing licenses within the retailer.

For extra info concerning grand opening occasions and offers go to academy.com/lexington or textual content LEXINGTON to 22369. Prospects are invited to buy on-line at academy.com or by Academy’s cell app, obtain digital advertisements and gives, interact with Academy’s social media accounts (@academy), join e mail/textual content alerts, and be careful for info on upcoming grand opening occasions.

People fascinated by careers at Academy can go to careers.academy.com to use for open positions.

About Academy Sports activities + Outside

Academy is a number one full-line sporting items and out of doors recreation retailer in the USA. Initially based in 1938 as a household enterprise in Texas, Academy has grown to 264 shops throughout 17 states. Academy’s mission is to supply “Enjoyable for All” and Academy fulfills this mission with a localized merchandising technique and worth proposition that strongly connects with a broad vary of customers. Academy’s product assortment focuses on key classes of outside, attire, sports activities & recreation and footwear by each main nationwide manufacturers and a portfolio of personal label manufacturers. For extra info, go to www.academy.com.

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This press launch accommodates forward-looking statements inside the that means of Part 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Part 21E of the Securities Alternate Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements are primarily based on Academy’s present expectations and will not be ensures of future efficiency. Ahead-looking statements are normally recognized by or are related to such phrases as “intends,” “will,” “plan,” “imagine,” “count on,” “could,” and/or the negatives or variations of those phrases or comparable terminology. Precise outcomes could differ materially from these expectations as a result of adjustments in world, regional, or native financial, enterprise, aggressive, market, regulatory and different components, a lot of that are past Academy’s management. Vital components that might trigger precise outcomes to vary materially from these within the forward-looking statements are set forth in Academy’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Alternate Fee (the “SEC”), together with Academy’s Annual Report on Kind 10-Ok underneath the caption “Danger Components,” as could also be up to date once in a while in our periodic filings with the SEC. Any forward-looking assertion on this press launch speaks solely as of the date launched. Academy undertakes no obligation to publicly replace or revise any forward-looking assertion, besides as could also be required by any relevant securities legal guidelines.

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