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Academy Sports + Outdoors Enters New State

The full-line sporting goods and outdoor recreation retailer, Academy Sports + Outdoors has opened its first store in Ohio.

Located in Zanesville, the approximately 54,000sq ft store offers a wide assortment of athletic and casual shoes, sports and outdoors equipment and clothing from both leading national brands and a portfolio of private label brands.

The new location is the third store Academy has opened in 2024. The retailer plans to continue its expansion efforts with the goal of opening 15 to 17 stores in its fiscal 2024 year, with a total of 160 to 180 new stores over the next five years.

Featuring a localised merchandising strategy, Academy also offers free in-store services such as grill and bike assembly, scope mounting and line winding/spooling. Customers can also purchase hunting and fishing licenses in the store. Academy operates 285 stores across 19 states.