Sampler Stores Inc., Lenexa, Kan., now operates the official merchandise retailer for University of Kansas Athletics, with a permanent store in Allen Fieldhouse, KAI officials recently announced.
The new store, Rally House Allen Fieldhouse, opened July 15 and is adjacent to the second-floor fieldhouse entrance to the DeBruce Center, the new home of James Naismith’s original rules of basketball. Sampler Stores also will serve as the gameday retailer at Memorial Stadium, Rock Chalk Park and at all other KU sporting events. Known previously as Kansas Sampler, Sampler Stores now operates 48 stores across eight states under the Rally House name. — M.Q.