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Dick's Benefits From Pandemic-Inspired Outdoors Craze

Dick’s Sporting Goods experienced a 194% bump in online sales during the second quarter of 2020. The ecommerce growth sparked net sales of $2.71 billion and earnings of $276.8 million, both quarterly records.  “During this pandemic, the importance of health and fitness has accelerated,” CEO Edward Stack said during a company earnings call. “Participation in socially distant outdoor activities has increased and there has been a greater shift toward athletic apparel and active lifestyle product with people spending more time working and exercising at home.”

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