Modell’s Sporting Goods to open three new stores, adds staff

New York City -- Modell’s Sporting Goods said Tuesday it will celebrate the grand opening of three new locations in Brooklyn, N.Y., Fresh Meadows, N.Y., and Wayne, N.J., on March 8.

The Fresh Meadows store measures 13,000 sq. ft., the Wayne store is 16,700 sq. ft., and the Brooklyn store is 15,900 sq. ft.

In other company news, Modell’s has added two buyers to its corporate staff. Jennifer (Smith) Anderson joins Modell’s as the Women’s Athletic Buyer, having spent the past eight years as a buyer for Academy Sports + Outdoors. Jeff Shaffer will also join the team as Men’s Athletic Buyer.

Modell’s operates 150 stores in the northeast.