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Ed Stack, CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods, steps down after 36 years at the helm. He will be replaced by president Lauren Hobart, the first Dick’s CEO from outside the Stack family.

The CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods, Ed Stack, will step down in February, the company announced Tuesday. The 850-chain retailer’s current president, Lauren Hobart, has been elected by the board of directors to become CEO and president from February 2021. Stack, who has been CEO since he bought the business […]
Ed Stack, CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods, steps down after 36 years at the helm. He will be replaced by president Lauren Hobart, the first Dick’s CEO from outside the Stack family.
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Dick’s Sporting Goods CEO who led the chain in ending assault rifle sales and destroying $5 million in guns is reportedly testing the idea of a presidential run

Dick’s Sporting Goods CEO Ed Stack is reportedly testing the idea of running as a third-party candidate in the 2020 presidential election. According to a new report from Politico, a focus group in Wisconsin was shown videos with Stack messaging and asked whether they would consider voting for a third-party […]
Dick’s Sporting Goods CEO who led the chain in ending assault rifle sales and destroying $5 million in guns is reportedly testing the idea of a presidential run
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The CEO of Dick’s explains how Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson has helped his company turn the corner with Under Armour

Dick’s Sporting Goods CEO Ed Stack credited Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson with helping to shape up his company’s Under Armour sales. In 2018, Stack expressed concerns that Under Armour’s “expanded distribution” strategy was hurting sales of the athletic apparel at his sporting goods retailer. Under Armour first partnered with Johnson […]
The CEO of Dick’s explains how Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson has helped his company turn the corner with Under Armour