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Academy Sports + Outdoors opens first store in Apex, NC

The store will mark Academy’s eighth North Carolina location and bring 100 new jobs

KATY, TEXAS (September 22, 2017) – Academy, Ltd. (d/b/a Academy Sports + Outdoors), a premier sports, outdoor and recreation lifestyle retailer committed to offering everyday low prices, opened its first store in Apex, NC, located at 1151 Pine Plaza Drive. The store is around 63,000 square feet and brings over 100 new jobs to the community.

“We are happy to continue our expansion in North Carolina with this new, convenient location in Apex,” said Sam Johnson, Academy Sports + Outdoors’ executive vice president of retail operations. “Whether you are cheering on your favorite school or spending a day at Apex Community Park, our wide range of quality products and services will help make it easier for the local community to enjoy more sports and outdoors.”

Customers can expect to find a wide range of quality products from brands such as Nike, Under Armour, Adidas, YETI, and Columbia. No matter their skill level, Academy will help customers thrive by offering everyday low prices on hunting, fishing and camping equipment, patio sets, barbecue grills, along with sports and recreation products. Customers will find services such as scope mounting, bore sighting, line winding/spooling, propane exchange, golf club trade-in, CO2 refills, racquet stringing, assembly and delivery, and the ability to purchase hunting and fishing licenses.

Beginning today, the community is invited to the store’s two-day grand opening celebration. The free event includes giveaways, interactive demonstrations by brands sold at Academy Sports + Outdoors, games for the whole family, and much more. There will be Academy gift card giveaways, free Academy t-shirts, and fishing for the kids in the Shakespeare catch tank.

Beginning today, the community is invited to the store’s two-day grand opening celebration. The free event include giveaways, interactive demonstrations by brands sold at Academy Sports + Outdoors, games for the whole family and much more. There will be Academy mystery gift card giveaways, free Academy t-shirts, and fishing for the kids in the Shakespeare catch tank.

Individuals interested in careers at Academy Sports + Outdoors can visit academy.com/careers to apply for open positions. In addition to visiting the new store, customers can shop academy.com, receive the digital version of the weekly ad, engage with Academy Sports + Outdoors through its social media sites, and sign up for email alerts.

About Academy Sports + Outdoors

At Academy Sports + Outdoors, we make it easier for everyone to enjoy more sports and outdoor activities. At each of our 235+ locations, we carry a wide range of hunting, fishing and camping equipment, patio sets and barbeque grills, along with sports and recreation products, at everyday low prices. For all. For less. For more information about Academy Sports + Outdoors visit academy.com, facebook.com/academy, twitter.com/academy, pinterest.com/academy, youtube.com/academy and instagram.com/academy.

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