Academy Sports + Outdoors opened seven new stores in five states in November 2023 to complete its fiscal 2023 new store planned openings.

Academy opened 14 new stores in fiscal 2023 and plans to expand to reach its goal of opening 120 to 140 new stores by the end of 2027.

Academy opened new stores in Tampa Bay, FL; Indianapolis, IN; Austin, TX; West Palm Beach, FL; Christiansburg, VA.; Harlingen, TX; and Springfield, IL.

“Academy Sports + Outdoors is excited to provide even more customers with a localized assortment that meets the needs of active families in these new communities,” said Sam Johnson, president of Academy Sports + Outdoors.

“With the growth of these new stores and, Academy is able to help more customers have fun out there and be the destination for low prices and gifts that create lasting family memories,” Johnson continued.

Based in Katy, TX, Academy has grown to 282 stores across 18 states.

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