Hibbett Sports: Get your thumb in the game
February 14, 2021
Game tested. Athlete approved.
Rufus Hibbett founded the company in 1945 under the name Dixie Supply Company, Inc. In 1952 the company was renamed Hibbett & Sons and renamed again in 1960 to Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc.
In 1980, the business was sold to the Anderson family of Florence and sold again in 1995 to Saunders Karp & Co.
Headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, Hibbett Sports proudly boasts 1,086 retail store locations across the United States, with the majority of them being located in the eastern half of the country. More than 80 percent of their stores are in county markets with a population of less than 250,000.
Hibbett Sports, Inc. is an American publicly traded holding company for Hibbett Sporting Goods. Typically, their stores are about 5,000 square feet and are primarily located in strip malls in small to mid-sized communities.
As a leading retailer of athletic footwear, apparel and equipment, Hibbett offers consumers all the top brands, including Nike, Jordan, Adidas, Under Armour and many more. And, they pride themselves on personalized customer service.
For consumers who prefer to browse from the comfort of their sofa, especially during these days of Covid-19 lockdown, Hibbett also offers online shopping. Visit the website to find out when a new product will be launched or to find a store near you. You might also want to try out their online fit-finding technology.
Hibbett Sports reported net annual sales in 2020 of US$ 1.18B.
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