Dick’s Sporting Goods and Academy Sports + Outdoors plan to extend hours of some of their stores following Monday night’s national championship college football game.
The retailers’ stores in Louisiana planned to reopen following LSU’s 42-25 victory over Clemson inside the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans. The finale of the college football season matched a pair of previously undefeated teams.
Some Dick’s stores will open early on Tuesday morning with championship gear.
How long the stores stay open will depend on customer demand and the discretion of the stores’ managers, according to Dick’s. Some stores will stay open until at least midnight, if not longer.
According to Academy, doors will reopen right after the fourth quarter ends and won’t close until the last customer is served or the championship products sell out.
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According to the Shreveport Times, which is part of the USA TODAY Network, the following Dick’s Sporting Goods stores will offer championship merchandise following Monday’s game and reopen at 7 a.m. Tuesday. Store hours are subject to change without notice.
- Kings Crossing, 7543 Youree Drive, Shreveport
- Pecanland Mall, 4700 Millhaven Road, Suite 1566, Monroe
- Ambassador Town Center, 110 Old Camp Road, Suite A, Lafayette
- Mall of Louisiana, 9330 Mall Of Louisiana Blvd. Suite 200, Baton Rouge
- Prien Lake Mall, 542 West Prien Lake Road, Lake Charles
- Lakeside Shopping Center, 3301 Veterans Memorial, Metairie
- Fremaux Town Center, 250 Town Center Parkway, Slidell
- Oakwood Center, 197 Westbank Expressway, Gretna
- The Promenade, 3893 Promenade Parkway, D’Iberville, Mississippi
- Academy Sports: All 18 Louisiana stores will reopen Monday night if LSU wins. Normal hours Tuesday.
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