Skip to comments.Dick’s Soaring Sales Prove It Can Succeed Without Assault Rifles
Posted on 06/01/2018 4:22:02 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
(CNN Money) Back in February, Dicks Sporting Goods made a bold decision to stop selling assault style rifles and high capacity magazines, and to raise the minimum age to purchase a gun to 21.
Executives there braced for pain. Instead they got good news.
Dicks Sporting Goods stock price surged by as much as 27% after it reported stronger than expected quarterly sales and profit Wednesday.
Its the first measure of their decision to pull away from some guns.
(Excerpt) Read more at boston.cbslocal.com ...
I bet there were even stores who never sold fire arms showing a stock price surged by as much as 27%. “Its the economy stupid!”
Soaring economy = consumers able to really milk their leisure time = buy high-end sports stuff.
Big deal. I’ve already cut Dicks off completely.
So a mass of far-lefties shopped at Dick’s online as a one-time show of support and goosed the quarter for them.
What are they going to do after all the people who aren’t really interested in their products move on to the next fad? Negative same-store sales numbers are an ominous sign for future quarters.
Just means that was not the place most people purchased their guns. People go to Dick’s to pick up Lacrosse equipment, football, baseball and other sporting equipment not to pick up a gun in most cases. There are gun stores for that. I love how they are saying, “oh poor gun buyers. See getting rid of guns is successful.” No getting rid of guns where people don’t buy them anyway is successful.
Who in the he’ll is shopping at brick and mortar sporting goods stores anymore??
Christian or not Christian?
SeeBS, Boston and CNN. This story seems to have a credibility problem.
“Big deal. Ive already cut Dicks off completely.”
Wait, is this thread about a sporting goods store or a Danish surgeon?
Story fails to mention guns are a small part of Dicks revenue which in March first quarter actually was down 9% from the year before
Come hunting season they will be singing a different tune. Hunters buy more than firearms, a lot more.
Ya'll are missing the point.
"Stronger than expected," when "Executives there braced for pain." does not mean sales actually increased.
Exactly What I said on another thread
Well I cant speak to the real sales and profit figures because I dont have them nor want them. It is peculiar that they had to write off the cost of all the big black guns they destroyed and paint a picture that the absence of people like me doesnt matter. So I will sit here happy each time I drive through the parking lot past Dicks, past Target and stop at Cabellas.
Dont believe for a minute that their posted earnings are real. Nor do I really care
Thank you! I am sure this is busiest time of year for all outdoor activity stores.
We used to call articles such as this hogwash.
Fake news. The quarter was 2/3s over when they made their announcement at the end of February.
Never trust the lying media.
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