Lids.com was started in 1990 by Scott Molander and Glenn Campbell. The company started to grow and the duo was able to sell over 6,000 hats within the 1995 season alone. With that highly successful season over, they opened 5 more stores in the same year. After expanding to 157 stores around the country, Hat World, Inc. bought its biggest competitor, LIDS Corp, and the company expanded to over 400 stores complete with an online portal.
The LIDS Corporation, operating under Hat World, Inc., is made up of the LIDs locker room, headwear store, clubhouse retail shop, the team sports wholesale sales business, and the online stores. The LIDS online stores offer branded and high quality products for most collegiate teams, professional sports teams, along with specialty fashion products in the latest colors and styles.
The huge selections of products available at Lids.com include:
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