Sporting goods retail

March 01, 2019 - 5:45 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Family members of victims of a Texas church shooting are suing a sporting goods chain that sold the weapons used in the 2017 massacre. The lawsuit filed in state district court in San Antonio alleges Academy Sports & Outdoors illegally sold the assault-style rifle, high-...
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FILE - In this June 24, 2016, file photo, people walk by the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Aug. 29. 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
August 29, 2018 - 10:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are slightly higher Wednesday morning as technology companies continue to climb. Retailers are falling, with Dick's Sporting Goods taking sharp losses after it reported slower sales than analysts expected. The S&P 500 index is on track for its fourth gain in a...
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In this April 25, 2018, photo, Gary Ramey, owner and founder of Honor Defense, a gunmaker in Gainesville, Ga., holds a part from one of the company's firearms. Ramey and others in the gun industry are finding corporate America distancing itself from gunmakers and gun dealers, discontinuing discounts or refusing business. (AP Photo/Lisa Marie Pane)
June 24, 2018 - 6:54 pm
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — With Gary Ramey's fledgling gun-making business taking off in retail stores, he decided to start offering one of his handguns for sale on his website. That didn't sit well with the company he used to process payments, and they informed him they were dropping his account...
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June 20, 2018 - 1:16 am
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Police say 18 handguns have been stolen from a sporting goods store in Pennsylvania. A spokesman for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says the guns were taken from a display case at the Sportsman Shop in East Earl around 3 a.m. Tuesday. East Earl is...
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FILE - This Thursday, March 1, 2018, file photo shows a Dick's Sporting Goods sign at one of their stores. A 20-year-old man in southern Oregon has filed a lawsuit against Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart after he says they refused to sell him a rifle. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
March 06, 2018 - 7:45 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 20-year-old man from Oregon has filed lawsuits against Dick's Sporting Goods and Walmart, alleging the two retailers discriminated against him when they refused to sell him a rifle because of his age. Dick's and Walmart restricted gun sales to people 21 and older in the wake...
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The REI flagship store is shown Friday, March 2, 2018, in Seattle. The outdoor retailer says it's halting future orders of some popular brands, including CamelBak water carriers, Giro helmets and Camp Chef stoves, whose parent company also makes ammunition and assault-style rifles. The Seattle-based company has been facing mounting pressure from some customers. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
March 02, 2018 - 6:08 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Public pressure against companies connected to the gun industry following last month's school shooting in Florida has hit an unlikely target: REI, the outdoors co-op better known for its public lands advocacy, liberal return policy and annual dividend for customers. The Seattle-based...
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FILE - In this March 16, 2016, photo, shoppers walk outside the L.L. Bean retail store in Freeport, Maine. L.L. Bean said in a statement late Thursday, March 1, 2018, that it will no longer sell guns or ammunition to anyone under the age of 21. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
March 01, 2018 - 11:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kroger and L.L. Bean said Thursday they will no longer sell guns to anyone under 21, becoming the third and fourth major retailers this week to put restrictions in place that are stronger than federal laws. The announcements follow those by Dick's Sporting Goods and Walmart,...
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In this Oct. 18, 2016, photo, Chairman and CEO of DICK'S Sporting Goods Edward W. Stack poses for a photo as he visits a new store at the Baybrook Mall in the Houston. Stack is issuing a letter Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, about his decision to end the sale of assault-style weapons and high-capacity magazines at stores. (Photo by Scott Dalton/Invision for DICK'S Sporting Goods/AP Images)
March 01, 2018 - 11:14 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on tension between corporate America and the gun lobby (all times local): 9 p.m. Outdoor retailer L.L. Bean will no longer sell rifles to anyone under 21. The company joined retail heavyweights Walmart and Dick's Sporting Goods in changing policies in the wake of the...
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Faculty and staff greet police officers stationed outside of at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 in Parkland, Fla. With a heavy police presence, classes resumed for the first time since several students and teachers were killed by a former student on Feb. 14. (Matias J. Ocner/Miami Herald via AP)
February 28, 2018 - 9:38 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the return of students and teachers to class following the killings of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Walmart says it will no longer sell firearms and ammunition to people younger than 21. The retailer's new policy...
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A Dick's Sporting Goods store is seen in Arlington Heights, Ill., Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Dick's Sporting Goods announced Wednesday that it will immediately end sales of assault-style rifles and high capacity magazines at all of its stores and ban the sale of all guns to anyone under 21. Dick's had cut off sales of assault-style weapons at Dick's stores following the Sandy Hook school shooting. But Dick's owns dozens of its Field & Stream stores, where there has been no such ban in place. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
February 28, 2018 - 8:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Dick's Sporting Goods and Walmart took steps Wednesday to restrict gun sales, adding two retail heavyweights to the growing rift between corporate America and the gun lobby. Dick's said it will immediately stop selling assault-style rifles and ban the sale of all guns to anyone...
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