Best Retail Customer Service: Academy Sports + Outdoors
Fulfill all your recreation needs at Victoria's Academy Sports + Outdoors. The sporting goods store was voted best retail customer service in Victoria Advocate's 2013 Best of the Best competition.
Operations Manager Kevin Patek said it all boils down to their philosophy "to deliver an unparalleled shopping experience."
That experience includes their wide selection of products, low prices and customer service.
"We want to send a special thank-you - especially since we've received this the last couple of years - to all of our loyal customers in Victoria and thank them for choosing Academy Sports + Outdoors," Patek said. "We have customers who are interested in all aspects of the outdoors. The products we sell cater to a wide range of activities."
Whether you're looking for a new pair of running shoes or football cleats, kayaks, fishing poles, hunting supplies or camping gear, this place has you covered.
Academy Sports + Outdoors
8903 N. Navarro St.
Hours: 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday
8811 N. Navarro St.
Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday
1401 E. Mockingbird Lane
Hours: 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Friday and 8 a.m.-noon, Saturday
Also there are two other locations in Victoria, and one each in Cuero, Edna, Hallettsville, Yoakum, Port Lavaca and Seadrift.