(GATEWAY PUNDIT) As more cities and states implement increasingly strict measures in an attempt to curb the spread of COVID-19, DICK’S Sporting Goods abruptly announced Wednesday that it is temporarily closing all of its retail stores effective that night.
In a statement posted on social media and emailed to customers on Wednesday, DICK’S Sporting Goods Chairman and CEO Ed Stack announced that the company, which has gone through financial struggles over the last few years, is temporally closing its retail store doors, effective March 18 through April 2.
“In support of the nation’s efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19, DICK’S Sporting Goods will temporarily close all retail locations for two weeks, starting at the close of business today, March 18. We are planning to reopen Thursday, April 2,” Stack said. “This includes our DICK’S Sporting Goods, Golf Galaxy and Field & Stream stores.”
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