Big 5 Sporting Goods
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Big 5 Sporting Goods
Big 5 Sporting Goods, Inc.
Typepublicly owned corporation
S&P 600 Component
IndustrySporting Goods
Outdoor Gear
Founded1955 (1955) (founded by Maury Liff, original home office Hawthorne, CA)
Number of locations
Key people
Steven G. Miller (CEO)
RevenueIncreaseUS$1.02 billion (FY 2016)[2]
IncreaseUS$34.2M (FY 2011)[2]
IncreaseUS$20.6M (FY 2011)[2]
IncreaseUS$392M (FY 2011)[3]
IncreaseUS$151M (FY 2011)[3]
Number of employees
Big 5 Sporting Goods store in Glendale, California

Big 5 Sporting Goods is a sporting goods retailer headquartered in El Segundo, California with 434 stores in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.[5] Steven G. Miller is the chairman, president, and CEO.

The name Big 5 is derived from the first five stores that were opened in California. Sportswest and Sportsland were acquired from Pay 'n Save in May 1988. A list of major competitors can be found on this list of sporting goods retailers of the United States.


  1. ^ Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation Announces Fiscal 2011 First Quarter Results
  2. ^ a b c Big 5 Sporting Goods (BGFV) annual SEC income statement filing via Wikinvest.
  3. ^ a b Big 5 Sporting Goods (BGFV) annual SEC balance sheet filing via Wikinvest.
  4. ^ "Company Profile for Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation (BGFV)". Retrieved 2008.
  5. ^ Dow Jones Client Solutions (September 5, 2010). "Investor Relations Home". Big 5 Sporting Goods. Big 5 Sporting Goods, Inc. Archived from the original on 6 September 2010. Retrieved 2010. Big 5 is the leading sporting goods retailer in western United States, operating stores in 12 states.

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