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Headquarters El Segundo, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (BGFV)
Industry Retail
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (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”   158 ratings

3.1

55% Approve of the CEO   67 ratings

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Steven G. Miller

Chairman, President, and CEO

Store Management

  Former Employee

Pros: Good benefits and retirement plan Full Review

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Sales Associate - Hourly

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$12.41/hr
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Cashier - Hourly

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$8.59/hr
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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Porterville, CA Jul 2014 Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interview Details – I went in one day to talk to the hiring manager he told me to apply online which i did. Next day took him my resume 3-5 days later i get called to serup a interview. The interview was fairly easy he wanted to learn more about my life like sports ive done and asked only a few questions about the jobFull Interview

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