West Virginia

Dick’s Sporting Goods isn’t the only rapidly growing sporting goods chain based in the Northeast. Lesser know Olympia Sports based in Westbrook, Maine, recently surpassed its 200th location and has begun a march south and west from its home state. The company plans to open 25 stores during its current fiscal year, including its first store in West Virginia and others in states south of New York. A similar pace of expansion is expected for the following fiscal year beginning in October. Most of Olympia’s 207 stores are located in the far Northeastern markets of Maine (29 stores), Massachusetts

Cabela’s, a cross-channel retailer of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, plans to hire up to 250 full-time, part-time and seasonal employees to staff its new Charleston, W.Va. store scheduled to open this summer. This will be Cabela’s second retail store in West Virginia. It will showcase thousands of quality products, including hunting, fishing, camping and other outdoor gear, as well as outdoor clothing, gifts and furnishings.

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SustainU, a leading producer of apparel using fabrics made from 100% recycled materials that are manufactured in the USA, today announced the opening of its first retail store in Morgantown, WV on Tuesday, November 29th. Located in the Wharf District, the store will feature SustainU's line of t-shirts, hoodies and polos made from 100% recycled material and manufactured entirely in the United States.(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111123/NE11730 ) Sponsored by: "We are the only apparel company in the United States that uses only recycled material and American labor to manufacture its clothing," said Chris Yura,

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