Big 5
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Headquarters El Segundo, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (BGFV)
Industry Retail
Revenue $500 to $999 million (USD) per year

Big 5 Sporting Goods has outgrown its name. The company, which started out with five army surplus shops in California in 1955, is a leading sporting goods retailer with about 400 stores in a dozen mostly western states, including California, Washington, and Arizona. The company sells brand-name (adidas, Coleman, Easton) and private-label equipment, apparel, and footwear for indoor and outdoor activities such as camping, hunting, fishing, tennis, golf, and snowboarding. Big 5 has stuck with a neighborhood-store format (averaging approximately 11,000 sq. ft.) instead of... More

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Employees say it's “OK”   149 ratings


57% Approve of the CEO   60 ratings

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Steven G. Miller

Chairman, President, and CEO

Always learning something new.

  Former Sales Associate in Daly City, CA

Pros: Big 5 is one of those companies that gives people that chance that they need to earn some work experience and they are the definition of an energetic work environment that. Not to mention managers are very understanding when an employee needs to… Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Daly City, CA Nov 2012 Reviewed last week New

Interview Details – It went amazingly well. Had a few laughs with the hiring manager, talked business, I got to learn the rules and policies of the job and I was off to work the next week and if I got a chance to I'd work for them again.Full Interview

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If you know most of the basic question and answer to the best of your ability there aren't very many hard question for an interview with this company. Answer Question

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