28 Feb Dick's Sporting Goods changed its policies to stop selling assault-style firearms and no longer selling guns to shoppers under the age of The retailer is already seeing backlash and boycott threats from some customers. Customers on the left and right have already threatened to boycott companies with. Dick Stack's son, Edward "Eddie" Stack, succeeded him in the leadership of the company, expanding the two-store business rapidly. Edward W. Stack has served as chairman and chief executive officer of Dick's Sporting Goods since , having started with the company full-time in , and gradually working his way up. 28 Feb Dick's Sporting Goods said it would also stop selling assault-style rifles. 28, Two of the nation's leading gun sellers, Walmart and Dick's Sporting Goods , took steps on Wednesday to limit their sales of firearms, thrusting . “But it came to us that we could have been a part of this story,” Mr. Stack said.