Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Academy Sports + Outdoors eyes Midwest growth with third DC

On April 26, Academy said it opened its third distribution center in Cookeville, Tenn., and said the facility would support growth of its network of stores throughout the Midwest along with a growing e-commerce business, which launched in 2011.

Academy has doubled in size the past 10 years and today operates more than 200 stores which generated annual sales last year of $4.6 billion. The company was acquired by KKR in May 2011 when it operated 131 locations with annual sales of $2.7 billion. . . . more

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