Champs Sports is one of the largest specialty athletic footwear and apparel retailers in North America. It’s product categories include athletic footwear, apparel and accessories, Toronto sports teams licensed apparel, and a focused assortment of equipment. The store at the Thornton-Smith building often hosts new product launches and autograph signings by well known players on Toronto sports teams. Champs Sports and its sister company – Foot Locker, Inc. have occupied the ground floor of 340 Yonge Street since 1998. Its 552 stores are located throughout the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.