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Big 5 Sporting Goods

Big 5 Sporting Goods is a sporting goods retailer headquartered in El Segundo, California with 420 stores in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.[5] Steven G. Miller is the Chairman, President, and CEO.

Big 5 Sporting Goods, Inc.
Publicly owned corporation
S&P 600 Component
Industry sporting goods and outdoor gear
Founded 1955 (1955) (founded by Maury Liff, original home office Hawthorne, CA)
Headquarters El Segundo, CA, California, United States
Number of locations
Key people
Steven G. Miller, CEO
Revenue IncreaseUS$1.02 billion (FY 2016)[2]
IncreaseUS$34.2M (FY 2011)[2]
IncreaseUS$20.6M (FY 2011)[2]
Total assets IncreaseUS$392M (FY 2011)[3]
Total equity IncreaseUS$151M (FY 2011)[3]
Number of employees
Big 5 Sporting Goods store in Glendale, California

The Big 5 name is derived from its start in 1955 as five Army-Navy surplus stores in Southern California.

In 1988, Sportswest and Sportsland were acquired from Pay 'n Save.

A list of major competitors can be found on this list of sporting goods retailers of the United States.


  1. ^ Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation Announces Fiscal 2011 First Quarter Results
  2. ^ a b c Big 5 Sporting Goods (BGFV) annual SEC income statement filing via Wikinvest.
  3. ^ a b Big 5 Sporting Goods (BGFV) annual SEC balance sheet filing via Wikinvest.
  4. ^ "Company Profile for Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation (BGFV)". Retrieved 2008-10-21.
  5. ^ Dow Jones Client Solutions (September 5, 2010). "Investor Relations Home". Big 5 Sporting Goods. Big 5 Sporting Goods, Inc. Archived from the original on 6 September 2010. Retrieved September 5, 2010. Big 5 is the leading sporting goods retailer in western United States, operating stores in 12 states.