Dick’s Ed Stack Keeps Virtue Signaling While Competitors Take His Market Share

Dick’s CEO Ed Stack, who took over his father’s company, has embraced virtue-signaling as a marketing strategy. Ed’s leadership hasn’t gone well for him, his company or shareholders. Indeed, as Stack has pursued gun control as a corporate policy to promote his company since the Parkland shooting, competitors have happily taken Dick’s gun, ammo and […]

Ed Stack’s Gun Moves Cost Dick’s Sporting Goods $150 Million – Is That a Breach of Fiduciary Duty?

Yesterday, Bloomberg reported that Dick’s Sporting Goods’ CEO, Ed Stack, cost his company a whopping $150 million last year when he made the decision to limit gun sales at Dick’s and Field & Stream stores. Since then, he’s yanked all guns and hunting gear from scores of their locations nationwide. Stack made the moves following […]

Dick’s, Field & Stream Store Traffic Slumps

Dick’s Sporting Goods and their subsidiary Field & Stream stores look like ghost towns these days in America’s heartland. After reading stories about gun companies ending sales to Dick’s, and the company’s hiring of gun control lobbyists in Washington, I decided to visit the Champaign, Illinois Dick’s and Field & Stream locations. Yes, it’s anecdotal, […]