Lids acquires Nashville Sporting Group

Indianapolis - Lids Sports Group has acquired wholesale team sports company Nashville Sporting Goods and its production affiliate National Team Embellishment, both headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee. The purchase includes Nashville Sporting Goods.

“The acquisition of Nashville Sporting Goods is a perfect fit for Lids Team Sports,” says Ken Kocher, president of Lids Sports Group. “Not only will this expand our team sports presence in our parent company Genesco’s backyard, but this acquisition, coupled with our existing national presence, will solidify LIDS Team Sports’ regional stronghold in the sportswear and wholesale team sports business. We look forward to sharing our sporting goods expertise and services with existing and new customers across Tennessee and Alabama.
“Included in the acquisition are 11 highly experienced sales professionals located throughout Tennessee and Alabama as well as a first-class production and distribution facility. We are confident that operations of Nashville Sporting Goods will continue uninterrupted and seamlessly for our customers through the transition.”


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