Fan Outfitters chain sold to national retailer

May 20, 2013

After Kentucky won the 2012 NCAA basketball title, Fan Outfitters employee Nic Johnson brought out an armload of championship T-shirts.
Credit Lexington Herald Leader

Fan Outfitters, a Lexington-based chain of sports clothing stores started by two members of the Dawahare family, has been sold to the Lids Sports Group, based in Indianapolis. The company, which operates Lids hat stores, including one in Fayette Mall, and other sports retail operations, announced the acquisition in a news release last week. The deal includes Fan Outfitters' seven stores and its online retail operation. The price was not disclosed. Read more...