Dick’s Sporting Goods to open second Field & Stream location
Pittsburgh – Dick’s Sporting Good will open its second Field & Stream specialty store in November, in Crescent Springs, Ky. Earlier this week, Dick’s said it plans to grow Field & Stream to approximately 55 locations and $750 million in sales by the end of fiscal 2017.
In addition to outdoor merchandise, the Field & Stream store will provide professional services for archery equipment, fishing gear, and firearms, among other goods.
DSW to open N.J. store
Columbus, Ohio – DSW Inc. is opening a new store in Eatontown, N.J., on Sept. 26.
The store will be located at 135 Route 35 in Eatontown. Customers will be eligible to participate in the DSW Rewards loyalty program as well as the DSW Shoe Lover program on Facebook which enables them to receive exclusive offers and giveaways, including chances to win free shoes on Facebook each Tuesday.
Becker’s School Supplies relaunches e-commerce site
Pennsauken, N.J. – Becker’s School Supplies has redeveloped and relaunched its e-commerce site on the WebLinc e-commerce platform.
The WebLinc platform provides both front-end branding and back-end merchandising and management tools. Within months of launching its new site, Becker’s experienced a 120% jump in revenue compared to the same period last year and saw transaction volume increase by 81%.
“As a family-run business that was founded in the 1920s, Becker’s has always been focused on providing personal and attentive service, a philosophy that naturally extends to our online storefront,” said Robert Bonczkiewicz, catalog manager at Becker’s.