Lids Team Sports Acquired By Texas Company

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Lids Team Sports is a division of Lids Sports Group in Indianapolis. Lids Team Sports is a division of Lids Sports Group in Indianapolis.
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Texas-based BSN SPORTS has acquired Lids Team Sports from Indianapolis-based Lids Sports Group. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Lids Team Sports sells athletic apparel and equipment to schools and youth sports programs. BSN says the acquisition will enhance its ability to provide service to institutions, teams and leagues throughout the nation.

"The combination of BSN SPORTS and Lids Team Sports is excellent news for our employees, our vendors and, most importantly, for our customers," said Adam Blumenfeld, chief executive officer of BSN SPORTS. "Our objective is to empower customers with more convenience and better service. We welcome Lids Team Sports employees to the BSN SPORTS family, and look forward to working side-by-side with them to deliver on our commitment to customer excellence."

Blumenfeld will serve as CEO of the combined group. Scott Molander, who leads Lids Team Sports' operation, and all of the company's employees will join BSN. No near-term changes are planned for customers, vendors, employees or business partners, according to BSN.

Bob Dennis, chairman, president and CEO of Genesco (NYSE: GCO), the parent company of Lids Sports Group, said the acquisition is excellent news. "Our objective is to empower customers with more convenience and better service. We welcome Lids Team Sports employees to the BSN SPORTS family, and look forward to working side-by-side with them to deliver on our commitment to customer excellence."

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