July 14, 2015

Specialty retailer Lids has selected ShopperTrak to measure in-store traffic and provide customer behavior insights for Lids and Locker Room by Lids stores.

July 6, 2015

Lids Sports Group will continue living out the childhood dreams of countless consumers by “playing ball” with Major League Baseball players.

March 30, 2015

Last week, Oracle hosted its second annual Oracle Industry Connect conference in Washington, D.C. This seat of world power was an appropriate setting for a two-day summit explaining how retailers can use technology to obtain better control of every aspect of their enterprises.

March 27, 2015

Lids Sports Group fully understands the importance of the brick-and-mortar channel when it comes to omnichannel commerce and customer experience.

March 16, 2015

Lids Sports Group has upgraded its inventory management system so that the retailer now provides consumers access to companywide inventory in retail stores, as well as its centrally located distribution centers.

December 5, 2014

Genesco Inc. announced that James S. Gulmi, senior VP and CFO, will retire at the end of its current fiscal year.  He will be succeeded as CFO by Mimi E. Vaughn, the company's current senior VP —strategy and shared services.

October 12, 2014

Lids Sports Group has acquired Jersey City Canada, a licensed sports apparel, headwear and novelty company operating 28 stores across four Canadian provinces.

August 6, 2014

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

June 6, 2014

Lids Sports Group is acquiring Cardboard Heroes, a licensed sports apparel, headwear and novelty retailer headquartered in Dayton, Ohio. The acquisition consists of 19 Cardboard Heroes stores in Ohio and Kentucky, which include four Buckeye Room locations that specialize in Ohio State University sports merchandise, as well as the e-commerce websites cheroes.com and buckeyeroom.com.

August 7, 2013

Macy’s has reached an agreement with Lids Sports Group to offer licensed departments called Locker Room by Lids that will sell Lids merchandise both in Macy’s stores and on the retailer’s website.

May 31, 2013

Genesco, a specialty footwear and apparel retailer operating numerous brick-and-mortar and online retail brands including Journeys and Lids.com, reported declines in earnings and net sales for the first quarter of fiscal 2014.

January 31, 2013

Lids Sports Group and the National Football League announced that Lids will manage multiple retail locations in New Orleans, in addition to operating the principal NFL Shop at Super Bowl Presented by Visa.

November 1, 2012

Lids Sports Group announced that its retail division will purchase 12 stores from Fanatics Inc., comprised of nine FansEdge locations in the Greater Chicago area as well as one in Oklahoma and two Football Fanatics in Jacksonville, Fla.

July 24, 2012

Hat retailer Lids said it has selected customer experience optimization company Maxymiser to conduct comprehensive website and mobile testing for Lids.com.

July 20, 2012

The Lids Sports Group retail division has reached an acquisition agreement with JAS Sports Inc., the Seattle-based retailer of officially licensed Washington collegiate and Seattle professional sports team merchandise.

May 31, 2012

LIDS Sports Group has reached an agreement with the University of Florida to operate and manage the official team stores for the Florida Gators.

April 11, 2012

Specialty retailer and team dealer Lids Sports Group said it has teamed with Internet sports media destination Bleacher Report to launch a Bleacher Report Store site in connection with BleacherReport.com.

August 31, 2011

Genesco, parent to the Journeys, Lids and Johnston & Murphy banners, reported Wednesday a loss of $392,000 for the quarter ended July 31, compared with a loss of $3.2 million in the year-ago period.

June 23, 2011

Genesco announced Thursday that it has acquired Schuh Group, a specialty retailer of casual and athletic footwear based in the United Kingdom.

June 10, 2011

Lids Sports Group announced the acquisition of Buckeye Corner stores, which operates four stores in the Columbus, Ohio, area.

March 4, 2011

Genesco said Friday that its net income rose 19%, boosted by acquisitions and higher revenue from its stores.

December 10, 2010

Genesco reported on Friday a criminal intrusion into the portion of its computer network that processes payment card transactions ...

September 1, 2010

Hat World, a subsidiary of Genesco, has acquired Anaconda Sports, one of the largest independent...

August 31, 2010

Genesco reported Wednesday that it lost $2.4 million in the quarter ended July 31, compared...