Academy Sports + Outdoors to begin 2023 store expansion with first location in Lafayette, Ind.
The area's first Academy store will become the go-to destination for apparel, footwear, hunting, fishing, camping, and team sports equipment
"We're excited to be a new destination for the
The location will carry a wide assortment of sports and outdoors products for customers to choose from to kickstart their fun. Academy is focused on providing the best service, experience, and value to help customers pursue the activities that they love and make new memories on any budget.
Academy aims to empower, encourage, and connect with our communities and schools through local efforts that involve sports programming, field and stream activities, and military and first responder organizations. Through these programs, Academy motivates community members to try new things, promotes safety in sports and outdoors, and ultimately builds connections that make a positive impact in the area. Academy looks forward to building relationships throughout
Academy's new store will also provide a dynamic and fun shopping experience while offering convenient options, such as buy online pick-up in store service, and free shipping on most online orders over
Until the new store opens, customers can shop online at academy.com or through Academy's mobile app, receive digital ads and offers, engage with Academy's social media accounts (@academy), sign up for email alerts, and watch out for information on upcoming grand opening events.
This location is expected to bring an estimated 60 new jobs to the community. Individuals interested in careers at
Academy is a leading full-line sporting goods and outdoor recreation retailer in
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements are based on Academy's current expectations and are not guarantees of future performance. Words such as "outlook," "guidance," "anticipates," "assume," "believes," "continues," "could," "estimates," "expects," "intends," "may," "plans," "potential," "predicts," "projects," "future," "will," "seeks," "foreseeable," or the negative version of these words or other comparable words or similar expressions are used to identify these forward-looking statements. Actual results may differ materially from these expectations due to changes in global, regional, or local economic, business, competitive, market, regulatory and other factors, many of which are beyond Academy's control. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements are set forth in Academy's filings with the
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