Dick’s Sporting Goods Expands Trade-In Partnership

NORTH COVENTRY PA – Dick’s Sporting Goods, which operates stores at Coventry Mall in North Coventry and Providence Town Center in Upper Providence, reports it has expanded a partnership with online company SidelineSwap that allows athletes to resell used sports gear and instantly receive a Dick’s “e-gift card” for its value. Fifty trade-in events, the closest of which will be held Friday (Sept. 9, 2022) in Wilmington DE, are scheduled through year’s end.

None are currently scheduled locally.

SidelineSwap, founded in 2015, calls itself “the world’s largest online marketplace for sporting goods.” It’s currently partnering with Dick’s in seven states, including Pennsylvania. Dates for upcoming events can be found here. Athletes also have the option to donate all or a portion of their trade-in value to select local sports organizations. Items that do not qualify for trade-in can be donated or recycled responsibly.

Athletes who attended pilot trade-in events earlier this year received, on average, $78 in gift cards for their used gear, Dick’s said. All those surveyed said they would be interested in reselling used sports gear at least once annually. Trade-in values are determined by SidelineSwap buying experts using that company’s proprietary trade-in software and value guide.

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