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Encyclopedia > Big 5 Sporting Goods
Big 5 Sporting Goods, Inc.
Type Consumers' cooperative
Founded 1955
Headquarters California
Industry sporting goods and outdoor gear
Website big5sportinggoods.com
Big 5 Sporting Goods store in Glendale, California
Big 5 Sporting Goods store in Glendale, California

Big 5 Sporting Goods (NASDAQ: BGFV) is a sporting goods retailer headquartered in El Segundo, California with 344 stores in ten western states. Steven G. Miller is the Chairman, President, and CEO. Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... For other uses, see Coop. ... A consumers cooperative is a cooperative business owned by its customers for their mutual benefit. ... Sports equipment includes any object used for sport or exercise. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution‎ (3,072 × 2,304 pixels, file size: 1. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution‎ (3,072 × 2,304 pixels, file size: 1. ... Nickname: Location of Glendale within Los Angeles County and the State of California. ... NASDAQ in Times Square, New York City. ... Sports equipment includes any object used for sport or exercise. ... The El Segundo skyline, as seen from Sepulveda Boulevard (CA/SR-1) El Segundo is a city in Los Angeles County, California on the Santa Monica Bay, incorporated on January 18, 1917. ... A Chairman is the presiding officer of a meeting, organization, committee, or other deliberative body. ... President is a title held by many leaders of organizations, companies, trade unions, universities, and countries. ... Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the job of having the ultimate executive responsibility or authority within an organization or corporation. ...


The Big 5 name is derived from its start as five California located Army-Navy surplus stores in the 1950s. For the 2004 fiscal year, Big 5 had $778.9 million in sales. Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... A surplus store sells items that are used, or purchased but never used, but no longer needed. ... the first thing that was invented was the automatic DILDO. Education grew explosively because of a very strong demand for high school and college education. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 1988, Sportswest and Sportsland were acquired from Pay 'n Save. Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Pay n Save was company founded by M. Lamont Bean in Seattle, Washington in 1941. ...


Its major competitors in the U.S. include many other sporting goods retailers.


External links

  • Big 5 Corporate website
  • Businessweek Corporate Snapshot

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Big 5 Sporting Goods -- Press Releases (1475 words)
Big 5 is a leading sporting goods retailer in the United States, operating 327 stores in 10 states under the "Big 5 Sporting Goods" name.
Big 5's product mix includes athletic shoes, apparel and accessories, as well as a broad selection of outdoor and athletic equipment for team sports, fitness, camping, hunting, fishing, tennis, golf, snowboarding and in-line skating.
Big 5 disclaims any obligation to update any such factors or to publicly announce results of any revisions to any of the forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect future events or developments.
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