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Dunham’s Sports (Limited Information)

Dunham’s Sports, a regional sporting goods superstore chain that is located throughout the Midwestern and Southeastern United States. The retailer offers athletic equipment, clothing, guns and other sports supplies. It has quickly become the go to store for any athlete in high school or college. The chain prides itself on living by their motto “Big Names...Low Prices” as they provide customers with the choice of big name brands at the lowest prices possible.

Hours and Locations

A great deal of the Dunham’s Sport stores have similar hours of operations opening at 9:00am and closing at 9:00pm Monday through Saturday. On Sunday the retailer is usually open from 9:00am to 6:00pm. While these hours are the normal for a majority of the stores, it is always best to look ahead to any location you are going to visit to see their hours of operation. It is also important to keep in mind regular operating hours may differ on holidays like New Year's day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Good Friday and Black Friday. Hours.com is often used by people who are trying to find out if “there is a Dunham’s Sports  near me, that’s open today”.

Our retail locator will help you find both the location and hours of operation of any store. With over 230 stores spread throughout the Midwestern United States, you will have to visit the heart of the country to shop at this retailer. Out of the 23 states it is located in, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, and Pennsylvania hold the most stores per state.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Dunham’s Sports

Dunham’s Sports fills an interesting spot in the market space as it is a regional retailer. Even with it only being in roughly 23 states the company is still a well-known and respected retailer in the area. Here are 5 facts to get you more acquainted with the the sporting goods store:

  1. The company was originally a bait and tackle shop.
  2. It took the retailer almost 50 years to expand from one store to eight stores.
  3. Originally the retailer was called Dunham's Bait & Tackle.
  4. The first store was opened in West Bloomfield, Michigan.
  5. The company has a text message and mobile app program where members get special savings and discounts.

Products & Services

Dunham’s Sports is known as the one stop shop for athletes and outdoorsmen alike. They carry a wide array of products including  men’s, women’s, team/fan, and youth apparel; fitness equipment, electronics, footwear, indoor and outdoor games, guns, camping/hiking products, fishing equipment, paintballs, and water sports equipment. This list on scratches the surface what the retail giant has to offer. It is an immersive experience and one that any outdoor or athletic enthusiast should be a part of.

A Brief History

Dunham’s was first opened in West Bloomfield, Michigan during 1937. Originally, the store functioned as a bait and tackle shop and was run by the owner Ron Dunham. The popularity of the company quickly grew as advertisements began to pop up in Newsweek and on fishing shows hosted on several radio channels.

The original store was bought in 1953 by R. L. Schmalzreid and relocated. He continued to build upon Ron Dunham’s vision and had built the empire up to 8 stores before it was acquired in 1985 by the American Can Company. Finally, in 1989 the company merged with Primerica and the company sold off Dunham’s

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