INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Indianapolis-based headwear retailer LIDS® will celebrate its 20th anniversary alongside customers and fans alike with special in-store events across 13 markets on November 3.
"We've enjoyed quite a ride over the last two decades, and our very passionate customers are at the heart of our success. These anniversary events are very much about celebrating them," said Ken Kocher, president of LIDS Sports Group. "The first 20 years have been exciting; but we have our eye on the next 20 years and beyond – at the ready with the apparel, headwear and novelty items that fans want – any team, any time, any where."
Festivities will vary by location but could include live music, special promotions, appearances by sports personalities/celebrities and/or giveaways. Special anniversary events will be held in the following store locations:
- Store 1 Tippecanoe Mall – Lafayette, IN
- Store 5154 Los Cerritos Mall – Cerritos, CA
- Store 5181 Ontario Mills – Ontario, CA
- Store 5285 South Bay Galleria – Redondo Beach, CA
- Store 5337 The Corner Mall – Boston, MA
- Store 5445 Arden Fair – Sacramento, CA
- Store 5594 42nd Street Entertainment Center – New York, NY
- Store 5816 Santa Monica Promenade – Santa Monica, CA
- Store 6334 Universal City Walk – Universal City, CA
- Store 6344 Radisson Plaza – San Francisco, CA
- Store 6368 Opry Mills – Nashville, TN
- Store 6536 Mall of Georgia – Buford, GA
- Store 8105 Bellevue Square – Bellevue, WA
LIDS' 20th anniversary celebration also has included special fashion and Championship Series product launches, the first of which debuted in April. For details on LIDS' 20th anniversary events, visit http://www.lids.com/twenty.
Hat World Inc. first introduced its then-untried headwear-only retail concept to the world back in November 1995. Today, 20 years later, LIDS has helped carve a permanent niche in specialty retail and evolved into a destination for sports fans and enthusiasts of street fashion. Currently it operates more than 1,300 mall-based, airport, street level and factory outlet locations nationwide, and in Canada and Puerto Rico.
ABOUT LIDS SPORTS GROUP
The LIDS Sports Group, operating within Hat World Inc., is comprised of the LIDS retail headwear stores, the Locker Room by LIDS specialty fan retail chain, the LIDS Clubhouse retail stores, the LIDS Team Sports wholesale team sports business, and the Internet businesses www.lids.com, www.lidsclubhouse.com, www.lidsteamsports.com and www.lids.ca. Operating out of Indianapolis, Indiana, the retail businesses make up more than 1,300 mall-based, airport, street level and factory outlet locations nationwide, and in Canada and Puerto Rico. LIDS retail stores offer officially licensed and branded headwear of collegiate teams, major professional sports teams, as well as other specialty fashion categories in the latest styles and colors. Locker Room by LIDS is a mall-based retailer of sports headwear, apparel, accessories, and novelties which also operates under the Sports Fan-Attic and Sports Avenue retail concepts. Most LIDS and Locker Room by LIDS stores also offer custom embroidery capability. LIDS Clubhouse operates team-specific professional sports and university athletics retail stores and e-commerce sites. LIDS Team Sports is a full-service team uniform and apparel dealer, custom screen printer, embroidery and sporting goods distributor. Hat World Inc. is a subsidiary of Genesco Inc.
SOURCE LIDS Sports Group