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‘Europeans want access to American sports’: Lids’ President Britten Maughan on the retailer’s U.K. expansion

Lids announced that it would be expanding to the U.K. for the first time with four new London-based stores. The company's President Britten Maughan talked with Modern Retail about the resonance of U.S. sports across the pond, the importance of personalization in sportswear and future international expansion plans.

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