Big 5 set for Sept. 26 opening
BARSTOW • Big 5 Sporting Goods will open its first location in Barstow, six weeks after announcing the deal, according to a news release.
Sept. 26 was announced as the opening date, with a grand opening set for Oct. 3.
The grand opening will include three days of giveaways to the first 100 customers, sale prices, free raffles and an “enter-to-win promotion,” according to the release.
“We are very excited about becoming a part of Barstow’s growing and energetic market and believe that our 58 years of experience in the sporting goods business will enable us to successfully fulfill the needs of sports enthusiasts in this community,” Steve Miller, the president and CEO of Big 5, stated in the release.
According to the release, Big 5 will open a 14,250-square-foot store in the Barstow Shopping Center, located on 1312 East Main Street. Normal store hours have been also been announced: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sundays.
Jose Quintero can be reached at 760-256-4122 or JQuintero@DesertDispatch.com.