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Hibbett Sports, Inc. is an American publicly traded holding company for Hibbett Sporting Goods, a full line sporting goods retailer headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama. As of September, 2015, the company operated 1,025 retail stores in 32 states. Hibbett Sports, Inc. operates sporting goods stores in small to mid-sized markets, in the Southeast, Southwest and lower Midwest regions of the United States. States with the most stores are Georgia ), Texas , and Alabama. Its stores offer a range of athletic equipment, footwear, and apparel. The company's primary store format is the Hibbett Sports store, an approximately 5,000 square foot store located primarily in strip centers which are frequently influenced by a Wal-Mart store.

A former CIT manager in training from Columbia, TN shared his/her experience working for Hibbett Sports, Inc in a review published by INDEED: "This place is a disgrace. The supervisors and corporates hire people to be CIT managers but then they don't even back them in situations with employees refusals to work/insubordination and doesn't follow their own store policies."


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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee says

"Incompetent managers that have no clue what their subordinates are doing, but take all of the credit."

Former Employee - Team Captain says

"Basically drain the life out of you"

Former Employee - Head Coach says

"Discount 25% no breaks"

Former Employee - Accounting Associate says

"There are too many to list."

Former Employee - Sales says

"Low pay, poor training, boring work environment. I quit after a week and they won’t eveb pay me for my time."

Current Employee - Head Coach says

"Never any praise. Pay and hours suck."

Former Employee - Head Coach says

"If you don’t know your job you better fake until you make it because your district manager will not be supportive and you will have to call other head coaches to walk you through whatever you need help with!"

Current Employee - District Sales Manager says

"It doesn't matter how loyal and hard working you are, They will let go of anyone for pity reasons without warning or coaching. Many good people are kicked to the curb while people who really doesn't care or even try, are given opportunity after opportunity just because they know someone. When sales are down, upper management will blame others instead of looking in the mirror and take blame."

CIT manager in training (Former Employee) says

"This place is a disgrace. The supervisors and corporates hire people to be CIT mangers but then they don't even back them in situations with employees refusals to work/insibordination and doesn't follow their own store policies. NoneEverything!!"

Assistant Coach (Former Employee) says

"There was a lot of favoritism in the company. If your boss didn’t like you enough to go drink a beer with you, you weren’t going to be next getting a raise. Store discountsAwful pay"

Team Member (Former Employee) says

"Hibbetts is a good place to work but if you have back problems you wouldn’t want to work there. It’s boring , all you do is stand there waiting for people to come into the store ."

Assistant Manager (Former Employee) says

"Terrible wasn’t a very good place to work never got product that would actually sell called us Monday said store was closing down on Wednesday it was not good at all"

Store Manager (Former Employee) says

"They are sorry and are not family friendly or staff friendly if you’re sick you must work or get fired and you can’t call out due to family they went from salary to hourly for store managers and cut their pay by half 34000 a year down to only $11 an hour with no overtime"

Sales Associate (Former Employee) says

"I worked there for a very short time. My manager was very rude and constantly made new employees feel useless do to poor training that was “provided”. Also blamed workers for everything when proper training was absent. Everything was handled by anyone under the GM. Did very little, and sat in the back on their phone 90% of the day and wonders why “tasks” aren’t completed. I DO NOT RECOMMEND.Store discountPoor management"

General Manager (Current Employee) says

"Very poor Culture at least in Teaxs district 49, need better leadership. There is a culture of favorites and talking and plotting behind the scene that is completely cowardly."

Associate (Former Employee) says

"The WORST in MANAGEMENT and PAY! Does NOT respect their employees and will SLAVE DRIVE you! The pay for management is an UTTER JOKE for the work you do with NO break! Do NOT waste your time or career on this company! You've been WARNED!!!!!!!!Absolutely nothing!!!!!!!!Absolutely everything!!!!!!"

Retail/Sales Associate (Former Employee) says

"Hated waking up or even knowing that I had to come to this job, wasnt treated fair nor was i getting paid fair. Wasnt making any hrs at the job, waste of time."

Store Manager (Former Employee) says

"They totally did not appreciate my efforts and they are very ungrateful for people who go out of their way to make an effort! They will take credit for your sales and they are not supportive at all!"

Assistant manager (Former Employee) says

"this was a very fun job. if you love clothing, athletics, and shoes, this would be one of the best jobs for you. the staff and customers were always amazing."

Store Manager (Former Employee) says

"Hibbett Sports doesn't value thier store employees. Hibbett is the lowest paying retail sneaker company in the business. Store managers start at $33,000 a year having to work a mandatory minimum of 48 hours a week. Other direct rival companies assistant managers make more than Hibbett store managers. Let that sink in. Save your time and go to a better company."

SALES ASSOCIATE (Former Employee) says

"Not a good place for a steady job. underpaid, management messes up and makes mistakes very frequently, schedule never made on time. Only assistant managers get stable work hours and new employees never. get hours regularly."

Store Manager (Former Employee) says

"Poor Management Store unorganized Low Pay When it comes to training you don’t get too much instructions on how to do the job you pretty much have to catch on"

Assistant Store Manager (Former Employee) says

"Hibbet sports was a great place to work at at first. My manager was a horrible manager and no one did anything about it I loved my job but it was hard to enjoy it with my manager."

MANAGER (Current Employee) says

"Starting pay is horrible, promised a raise right away based on performance, but never happened. Lesser employees are allowed to be disrespectful with no repercusions."

Assistant Coach (Assistant Manager) says

"The manager at this location was horrible and doesn’t know how to run a store very well and needs training of his own so he can do better or be replaced with someone that knows how to run a store"

Sales Associate (Former Employee) says

"Come in, clock in and either help a customer or store upkeep. If there are no customers or no store duties to attend to then the managers allow to use that time for a lunch break."

Seasonal Sales Associate (Former Employee) says

"I completely hated my job. Super uncomfortable, sexist, racist manager. Completely doesn't care about employees or leadership whatsoever. Felt unsafe working here. Will never go back. Manager didn't stop texting me for about a week or so asking me to go back. Call after call. I had like 20+ messages from him. Completely unprofessional. •Will never recommend.Some customers are amazing and make the time fly by.Literally everything else about the job."

Picker/Packer (Former Employee) says

"I wouldn't recommend Hibbett warehouse to anyone who got kids. It might be a good work place to some but it wasnt for me. It helped pay my Bill's but I just couldn't work there anymore"

Kimberly Parkinson says

"I ordered a pair of jordans and received a pair of Reebok’s without a receipt! This has to be a dream."

Annie says

"Worse service ever never ordering from this place again no type of help on the phone orders a 4 size toddler got sent a 4 size jr big difference customer service was no dam help now I have to mail back and wait for a refund"

Key says

"ZERO STARS!! I placed a Ready in 90 minutes order for a pair of shoes that were needed that night only to be told by the store that they did not have the size I needed and that I would have to call customer service in order to cancel the order. When I spoke with customer service I was told that since it had been over an hour since I placed the order they would have to submit a cancelation request in order to cancel the order and that I would receive an email in 24 hours with the cancelation number. I spoke with customer service on December 31st because it had been 24 hours and I had not received the email. At this time, I was told that the order was canceled and that I should see the refund within 3-5 days.I thought that was the end of this process, but no! On January 2nd I received an email from Hibbett that stated that my order is shipping. I called customer service once again and was told by Diane that she did everything right and that all she can do at that time was submit another cancelation request which would take another 24-48 hours. I also called this morning, because at this point I just want my money back, to be told by the representative that she does not see any correspondence from me calling after the 30th and that there isn't a way for Hibbett to guarantee the order will be canceled before it shipped and that there isn't an ETA as to when I would receive a refund. I don't want the shoes, I just want my $220 back without having to drive an hour out of my way to process a return for an item I canceled. Foot Locker gave me excellent customer service December 30th when I could not get the shoes from Hibbett!! Absolutely the worst customer service I've ever received!!"

G Wilson says

"Do not order from these people. I order some clothes on Dec 10th and tracking shows it was suppose to arrive by Dec 16th, never arrived. I call Hibbett on Dec 22nd, they said it was lost in shipping said post office was suppose to give to ups to deliver. She said they will send me a coupon and do an investigation. I called today, representative said no record of previous call. I spent $100 and still have nothing. I have been shopping with these people for years. I will never order anything else again and im contacting the Better Business Bureau next."

Jessica Loudon Sanders says

"If I could give ZERO stars, I would too. This is absolutely THE WORST company I have ever dealt with for customer service. I got an early start on holiday shopping due to the pandemic. I am a couple days past the return window because of this, and they are unwilling to budge. EVERY other company I have ordered from—literally EVERY single one—extends its holiday return policy. This is the one present my son was really looking forward to. Now he has a $100 pair of sneakers that don’t fit. Thank you for helping to make this holiday so special, Hibbett. Unbelievable!!!! Never shop here!!!!"

Aj Thomas says

"I will never order or buy anything else from Hibbett Sports!! I ordered my child some shoes for Christmas on the 17th...an my order just now getting processed on the 29th. When on the website it’s clearly said order before the 20th an your package will be delivered before the 25th...."

Jeremy DeJesus says

"Purchased pants and a t shirt, they sent the pants with the alarm store tag told me i have to return the pants (mail back no store in my state) and order purchase again lol like really that’s your only solution? Now im still waiting on my refund and its been over a month , spoke with a rep for refund and still have yet to receive my refund.. 0 stars would’ve been more appropriate"

Nancy Faye Forbes says

"Absolutely the worst company to deal with. Ordered a gift a few weeks before Christmas.. paid extra for shipping to ensure that I received it in time.. never did. Chatted with a “team member” who was absolutely no help! I ended up having to file a claim with their insurance company!
It seems like that type of thing happens often. Would definitely recommend ordering elsewhere."

CM says

"Zero stars!! Ordered shoes 12/4. Confirmation of ordering and shipping 12/5. Except they never shipped. Tracking stops at label created 12/5. Filed a claim a week ago with no response. Called Hibbett today and they won’t resend or refund my order. Said nothing they can do and that it’s out of their hands now. I just need to wait until some 3rd part company reviews my claim!"

Odesa T says

"Totally Ignored
I visited the valley station store on 12-22-20. I was ignored by all 3 male employees in the store. I'm a African American female. Two white customers came in the store and they were greeted warmly and ask if they needed help. I wondered why I was not greeted the same way as the other customers. I went to footlocker and purchased 3 pairs of shoes for grandkids. I will not spend another dime in that store in the future!"

Jenna says

"If I could leave 0 stars I would. I got an email that said my order has shipped back on Dec 12th. On Dec 20th I called customer service to see what the hold up was on my order and they said there was no reason. It just hasn’t made it to the carrier yet to be shipped. It is now 10:30pm Dec 22 and the delivery status still says the shipping facility has not received package from the seller yet. This is freaking ridiculous. I most CERTAINLY will not be doing business with them again."

B. Johnson says

"It's a negative for me! Definitely -5 stars... Please don't waste your time.

Order a shirt on December 7th. Received confirmation the 9th. Everything was going great. 10 days came & went, tracking is saying it hasn't been shipped. Waiting for the claim to be reviewed. Out of a gift and money. Upset with myself because I didn't read the reviews."

John Doe says

"There needs to be a no star choice for this place. Same problem as everyone else. I won the online raffle for the Jordan 11 preschool and haven’t received nothing. No shoe or refund. I got an email that said,"Your order has been shipped. The tracking label number was legit, but the shoe never made it to USPS. I filed a claim with their so called free insurance they give you and never hear back from them. I will definitely file a complaint with the BBB. The sad part about it, this is a gift for my child for Christmas."

Christin Carter says

"Don't shop here. My son entered the contest to get the new Jordan's put on hold for us until 12:00. He received emails and text messages saying he won and to pick up his jordans by 12. We went to southland mall to pick them up and they sold his jordans before we got there and we came before 12. I hate this place the employees are rude and unprofessional. I will never shop here again."

Daniel Barnum says

"They should not have a delivery option for they are not capable of covering that side of there business services. There process is extremely embarrassing. Just think about it! your buying shoes that cost a pretty penny and they offer you reg postage. There insurance system that they add on to (select items )is a joke( Route) . 10 days Now still waiting for shoes? They say mam wait another 3 to 5 days and call back. Are we really serious here? So unless u purchase directly in the store don't rely on their process for shipping and handling. Child like Management as well. It sounded like they were reading from a manual or u tube video😂 on learning how to deal with situation with customers and delivery."

Jenna says

"Do not order from Hibbett City Gear. They are scammers. Never received my shoes. Tracking number didn’t work, order number was invalid. When I call their customer service number, it disconnects after it says “transferring to an agent”. Same with their online chat option. It never directs you to an agent. I have filed a claim with PayPal to get my money back ."

Pensacola Fishing Fanatic says

"There needs to be a no star choice for this place. Same problem as everyone else. You order something and you get a "Your order has been shipped" email with a tracking label number but never gets to USPS or UPS. You file a claim with their so called free insurance they give you and never hear back from them. I will definitely file a complaint with the BBB and file a claim with my bank to try to get my money back."

Wesley Marden says

"Don't buy from them... If there is a problem, their customer service is non existent and when they do get on the line or chat, they are rude and tell you it's our problem, hang up on you and will not do right by you..."

Gilberto Gutierrez says

"I should of took the time and read the reviews.order sneakers on the 6 of dec. Got a label created email about 2 days later and item still hasn't shipped as of today dec 18.should of known that as soon as I received an email saying ur shipment is protected by whatever insurance they have that there was gonna be problems.call customer service and they said package was lost..UPS never received it🙄. So had to file claim havent heard nothing from them. Paid thru PayPal, hopefully they can get my money back.never again"

Brian Halvorsen says

"Worst company ever, never got my package trying to get a replacement is a joke, have to go through Route to file claim, still don’t know if I’m getting replacement or refund definitely not getting it by Christmas, please beware!!! I contacted BBB. I see they have a lot of complaints!"