|Type||publicly owned corporation|
S&P 600 Component
|Founded||1955(founded by Maury Liff, original home office Hawthorne, CA)|
Number of locations
|Steven G. Miller (CEO)|
|Revenue||US$1.02 billion (FY 2016)|
|US$34.2M (FY 2011)|
|US$20.6M (FY 2011)|
|US$392M (FY 2011)|
|US$151M (FY 2011)|
Number of employees
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. 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.
Big 5 is the leading sporting goods retailer in western United States, operating stores in 12 states.