Big 5 Sporting Goods is a sporting goods retailer headquartered in El Segundo, California with 388 stores in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. Steven G. Miller is the Chairman, President, and CEO. The Big 5 name is derived from its start in 1955 as five Army-Navy surplus stores in Southern California. For the 2004 fiscal year, Big 5 had $769.9 million in sales. In 1988, Sportswest and Sportsland were acquired from Pay 'n Save. A list of major competitors can be found on this list of sporting goods retailers of the United States.
|Headquarters:||El Segundo, California|
|Industries:||Sporting Goods Stores and Bicycle Shops, Bookstore, Stationery Stores, Jewelry Stores, Hobby, Toy, and Game Stores, Camera and Photographic Supplies Stores, Gift, Novelty, and Souvenir Stores, Luggage and Leather Goods Stores, Sewing, Needlework, and Piece Goods Stores|