• Academy Sports and Outdoors: Retail Underdog Set To Outperform The Market (NASDAQ:ASO)
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    Academy Sports and Outdoors: Retail Underdog Set To Outperform The Market (NASDAQ:ASO)

    FG Trade/E+ via Getty Images Background Academy Sports and Outdoors (NASDAQ:ASO) is a US-based sporting goods and outdoor recreation retailer with 263 stores in 17 states. The company was founded by Arthur Gochman in Texas in 1938 and operated as a family business until it was purchased by private equity firm KKR (KKR) in 2011. ASO went public in October 2020 and KKR sold its remaining stake in the public market in September 2021. The sporting goods chain is led by CEO Ken Hicks, a retail veteran who previously served president and CEO at Foot Locker (FL) and held senior roles at J.C. Penney, Payless Shoesource, and Home Shopping Network.…

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  • DoorDash and DICK’S Sporting Goods Partner for On-Demand Retail Delivery
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    DoorDash and DICK’S Sporting Goods Partner for On-Demand Retail Delivery

    New partnership offers consumers convenient, on-demand access to sporting goods equipment, apparel, and footwear Today, we are excited to announce a partnership with DICK’S Sporting Goods, the leading U.S. omnichannel retailer that serves athletes and outdoor enthusiasts, to offer on-demand delivery from more than 700 stores across 47 states, including Washington D.C. DICK’S Sporting Goods is DoorDash’s first sporting goods and apparel retail partner for on-demand delivery.  DICK’S Sporting Goods is available on the DoorDash marketplace to offer an incredible selection of products like sports equipment, apparel, or seasonal specific needs. Consumers can now purchase DICK’S Sporting Goods products directly on the DoorDash app, offering members and non-members alike convenient…

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