Champs Sports is a leading sports retailer with over 500 locations in North America.
Most Champs stores are in shopping malls and average over 5,000 square feet.
Woolworth's parent company begins Champs along with Foot Locker in late 1980s. Many of these replace the company's eponymous old department and five and dime stores.
Nike and Champs partner to open Nike Yardline concept stores starting 2012. Yardline specializes in NFL gear and trainers, can be considered the football equivalent of basketball's Foot Locker House of Hoops.