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.

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 and

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.

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.

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

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 10, 2011

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