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Parkland Source for Sports:

Bigger is Better by Tonya LamberT

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ometimes bigger definitely is better. This is certainly the case with the new location of Parkland Source for Sports in Dauphin. In August, the store moved into its new location in a 1930s heritage building on 1st Avenue SW. With three stories, the store offers 12,500 sq ft of retail space divided between lifestyle clothing and footwear on the main floor and sporting equipment on the second floor. With its

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ever-expanding inventory, the business had outgrown its old location. “We were getting pretty cramped for space at our previous location,” says owner and general manager Dave Campbell. “Now we are able to spread out our inventory and showcase our products better. We’ve essentially tripled our retail space.” Dave chose to highlight the historic appeal of the building, which has

beautiful hardwood floors and old-style brick walls. “The building oozes history and character,” notes Dave. Outside, a 10-foot series of illuminated paintings of NHL hockey players grace the building. Dave Campbell has been in the sporting goods business for nearly 20 years. He started out working at Sports Traders in 1995 and bought the business 10 years later. In 2008, Dave made the decision

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