Gart Bros. Sporting Goods Co. has scheduled openings of four new Utah stores this week.
The new outlets will be in Ogden, Price, Vernal and Cedar City. The Ogden store, located in the Ogden Mall, will be the firm's third superstore in Utah, a spokesman said.The new stores will bring to 10 the number of Gart Bros. Utah outlets, including the Sportscastle in Murray, two Stevens-Brown stores and stores in Orem, Sandy and Taylorsville.
Gart Bros. operates 65 stores in five states, with the flagship operation in Denver. The company plans to expand to Kansas City this year.
The new Utah stores will be administered from regional headquarters in Murray by Louie Long, formerly manager of the Murray Superstore. Merchandising responsibilities will be under Mike Wolfe. The Gart Bros. Utah division is headed by Doug Morton.