BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA (June 24, 2021) - Hibbett, Inc. (Nasdaq/GS: HIBB), an athletic-inspired fashion retailer, announced it changed its corporate name from “Hibbett Sports, Inc.” to “Hibbett, Inc.”, effective June 24, 2021. Hibbett's ticker symbol, “HIBB”, will remain unchanged.
Mike Longo, President and CEO, stated, “Over the past several years, we have transitioned our corporate strategy to emphasize the athletic-inspired fashion merchandise that our customers covet. Our new corporate name of Hibbett, Inc., better reflects our consumer centric Toe-to-Head focus that leads with in-demand footwear and provides cross-category connectivity to our apparel and accessory offerings.
"While we will continue to offer select products for customers that participate in individual and team sports in a number of stores and through our best-in-class omni-channel platform, providing a compelling assortment of athletic-inspired fashion footwear, apparel, and accessories to underserved neighborhoods and communities across the United States will remain our primary focus.”
Hibbett has been a longtime supporter and member of the National Sporting Goods Association since 1959.
Hibbett, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, is a leading athletic-inspired fashion retailer with 1,071 Hibbett and City Gear specialty stores located in 35 states nationwide. Hibbett has a rich history of convenient locations, personalized customer service and access to coveted footwear, apparel and equipment from top brands like Nike, Jordan and Adidas. Consumers can browse styles, find new releases, shop looks and make purchases online or in their nearest store by visiting www.hibbett.com. Follow us @hibbettsports and @citygear on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.