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a bad day of fishing is still better than a good day at work!!

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Re: Dick's does it again
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2019, 01:16:20 PM »
Its tough for an audience like this to ignore the political component of Dick's decisions, but this move looks like mostly business.

First, they have 850 stores total and they are pulling ALL hunting-related gear (not just rifles and ammo) from only 125 of them that are losing money selling those items.  I don't know where those stores are, but lets say - for example - that one of them sat on the location of the KMart store on Lake Street in Minneapolis.  I can't imagine they'd sell much hunting gear there.

Everyone can have their opinion and "vote" with their dollars, but Dick's stock is up.

The other thing I found interesting was their decision to get rid of Reeebok in favor of trying to sell their own in-house brands.  How do you thing that is goona work out for them?

"I'm goona go to the store and get me some new Reeboks." :happy1:
"I'm goona go to the store and get me some new Dicks."   :rotflmao:

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Re: Dick's does it again
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2019, 02:22:46 PM »
They must be targeting the female shopper.  ;) :rotflmao:
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Re: Dick's does it again
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2019, 02:31:57 PM »
good read Steve...
a bad day of fishing is still better than a good day at work!!

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Re: Dick's does it again
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2019, 02:57:21 PM »
Yup good points SteveO.  But Dick's still sucks.  They will go the way of Gander. 

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Re: Dick's does it again
« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2019, 08:25:05 PM »
What I find interesting is bananas dipped in chocolate pudding are delicious, and Dick's sells neither one.
« Last Edit: March 13, 2019, 08:27:18 PM by Rebel SS »

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Re: Dick's does it again
« Reply #6 on: March 14, 2019, 08:48:22 PM »
I went into the one in Rochester exactly twice.   First time just to check it out.  Second time when they had Kershaw knives BOGO in their ad.   Tried to get out of selling me the two Leeks I picked out, but the department guy took my side.   Score.   

I don't need their golf stuff or atheleisure clothing.   
Actually I did buy a couple of folding chairs once at the one in Newport Beach.   They have held up better than the ones from Walmart.

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Re: Dick's does it again
« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2019, 06:44:51 AM »
Leeks?! In a sporting goods store??! HA!   :crazy:
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Re: Dick's does it again
« Reply #8 on: March 15, 2019, 05:03:58 PM »
Believe it or not.  I went with my Buddy to the new Dick's in Maplewood Mall in the late 80's early 90's when he got his Colt Python for about $600.  He said Barry these are going way up in price soon.  The clerk told us that too.   I'm thinking they are talking a hundred bucks or so.  I regret not buying one....  It seemed strange that they even sold guns in the store.  Seemed like a tennis clothes store to me. 

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Re: Dick's does it again
« Reply #9 on: March 17, 2019, 01:03:47 PM »
 :huh:
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Re: Dick's does it again
« Reply #10 on: March 17, 2019, 01:04:31 PM »
Great play on words there... :happy1:

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Re: Dick's does it again
« Reply #11 on: March 17, 2019, 09:48:09 PM »
I think the real reason Dicks stopped selling guns in some stores is that they weren't selling very many and were losing money on those departments so they shut them down.    That's a conspiracy if I ever heard one.   

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Re: Dick's does it again
« Reply #12 on: March 18, 2019, 04:13:44 PM »
Dick's is a boutique for teenage kids and yuppies that wish they were.
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Re: Dick's does it again
« Reply #13 on: March 18, 2019, 04:19:24 PM »
Dick's is a boutique for teenage kids and yuppies that wish they were.
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Re: Dick's does it again
« Reply #14 on: March 18, 2019, 10:04:30 PM »
Reminded me of sports authority, used to be nearby.    Closed down a couple years ago.   Never saw much of a reason to go there.   They had a tiny fishing section, a tiny gun section, a large sneaker section, along with atheleisure clothing, golf and tennis, etc. 

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Re: Dick's does it again
« Reply #15 on: March 19, 2019, 07:31:34 AM »
If you had played softball, you'd know why to go in there.

 

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