FGL Sports

FGL Sports Ltd. is a Canadian sporting goods retailer based in Calgary, Alberta. It operates under these corporate banners: Sport Chek, Atmosphere (renamed from Coast Mountain Sports), Sport Mart (all stores closed as of March 2013), National Sports, Pro Hockey Life, Athletes World (all stores closed as of March 2013), Sports Experts, Intersport, Tech Shop, RnR, Hockey Experts, Nevada Bob's Golf, The Fitness Source (all stores closed), Pegasus, S3, and Econosports.

FGL Sports Ltd.
IndustrySporting Goods
Key people
TJ Flood
Number of employees
ParentCanadian Tire
SubsidiariesSport Chek
National Sports
Pro Hockey Life
Sports Experts
Tech Shop
Hockey Experts
Nevada Bob's Golf
The Fitness Source

With revenues of over a billion Canadian dollars a year, FGL Sports Ltd. (FGL) accounts for 16.4% of the Canadian sporting goods retailing market, which in 2003 was worth CDN$6.753 billion. FGL competes on a regional basis with independent retailers and regional chains, and on the national level with Sporting Life, Mountain Equipment Co-op, Hudson's Bay Company, and Walmart. FGL Sports has 551 stores shared between its corporate and franchise banners. By 2009-2010, Athletes World was discontinued in Quebec.

In 2011, Canadian Tire bought FGL Sports Ltd. (referred to as Forzani Group Ltd. prior to being renamed upon acquisition[1]) for $771 million, and has since embarked on a large scale brand restructuring.[2]


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