Academy lays off 100 people from Katy corporate office

Clubs and Organizations

July 20, 2017

Katy-based Academy Sports + Outdoors has laid off about 100 people from its corporate office July 20, according to an emailed statement. The positions eliminated were across multiple departments, spokeswoman Elise Hasbrook said. The sports retail giant is competing nationwide for market share with Pittsburgh-based Dick’s Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) in addition to adjusting to a changing retail environment that's