Database Size: 2 TB
Number of Users: 300
Deployment Type: Intranet
Dicks Sporting Goods, Inc. uses the MicroStrategy platform as its enterprise reporting
standard. Dicks Sporting Goods is an authentic sporting goods retailer that offers a broad
selection of high-quality, competitively-priced brand name sporting goods equipment, apparel,
After reviewing reporting solutions from among the many available business intelligence
products, Dicks chose MicroStrategy to replace its Cognos installation. Dicks Sporting Goods
employees, including store managers, merchandising analysts, and senior management, use
MicroStrategy software to analyze a 2-terabyte Oracle data warehouse. End users are able to
perform sales, category, and inventory management analyses in order to more effectively track
product sales, product mix, and inventory levels.
Dicks Sporting Goods commitment to MicroStrategy is further proof of the importance of
business intelligence to large corporations today, said MicroStrategys COO Sanju K. Bansal.
Leading retailers like Dicks Sporting Goods are choosing MicroStrategys industrial-strength
platform to gain visibility into their operations and make revenue-generating decisions that
please management, shareholders, and most importantly, a discerning customer base.
Dicks Sporting Goods, Inc. is an authentic full-line sporting goods retailer offering a broad
assortment of brand name sporting goods equipment, apparel, and footwear in a specialty
store environment. As of May 5, 2007, the Company operated 309 stores in 34 states primarily
throughout the eastern half of the U.S. The Company also owns Golf Galaxy, a multi-channel
golf specialty retailer, with 75 stores in 28 states, ecommerce Web sites, and catalog operations.