SOURCE: ShopperTrak

ShopperTrak

July 14, 2015 08:03 ET

ShopperTrak Selected by LIDS to Provide Retail Analytics and Insights

Specialty Retailer Leverages ShopperTrak Solutions to Optimize In-Store Operations and Enhance Shopping Experience

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - July 14, 2015) - ShopperTrak, the leading global provider of consumer behavior insights and location-based analytics, today announced its selection to measure in-store traffic and provide customer behavior insights for LIDS and Locker Room by LIDS, an omni-commerce retailer of sports headwear, apparel, accessories, and novelties across more than 1,350 retail locations in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico.

As ShopperTrak's newest customer, LIDS -- a subsidiary of Genesco -- will be able to accurately measure in-store traffic, optimize labor scheduling, and better evaluate in-store promotions. ShopperTrak insights will also enable the specialty retailer to increase conversion through a deeper understanding of shoppers and the ability to generate an enhanced customer experience.

"We are looking forward to using ShopperTrak's proven analytics to help improve our in-store conversion and scheduling patterns," said Eric T. Johnson, executive vice president, LIDS Retail. "The level of data provided by ShopperTrak will provide our field management team key metrics to help increase sales, run our stores more efficiently, and enhance the overall customer experience in our stores."

As part of a pilot program that began in November 2014, LIDS implemented ShopperTrak's perimeter analytics solution across 20 retail locations. From the pilot, LIDS recognized the potential to improve operating income and opted for a large-scale rollout in mid-2015.

"LIDS is a highly personal high-touch retail environment that epitomizes excellence in athletic headwear," said Kevin Kearns, ShopperTrak chief revenue officer. "We're thrilled to offer critical analytics and shopper insights that enable an unbeatable shopping experience, while driving sales and conversion."

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About LIDS Sports Group

The LIDS Sports Group, operating within Hat World Inc., is comprised of the LIDS retail headwear stores, the Locker Room by LIDS specialty fan retail chain, the LIDS Clubhouse retail stores, the LIDS Team Sports wholesale team sports business, and the Internet businesses www.lids.com, www.lidsclubhouse.com, www.lidsteamsports.com and www.lids.ca. Operating out of Indianapolis, Indiana, the retail businesses make up more than 1,350 mall-based, airport, street level and factory outlet locations nationwide, and in Canada and Puerto Rico. LIDS retail stores offer officially licensed and branded headwear of collegiate teams, major professional sports teams, as well as other specialty fashion categories in the latest styles and colors. Locker Room by LIDS is a mall-based retailer of sports headwear, apparel, accessories, and novelties which also operates under the Sports Fan-Attic and Sports Avenue retail concepts. Most LIDS and Locker Room by LIDS stores also offer custom embroidery capability. LIDS Clubhouse operates team-specific professional sports and university athletics retail stores and e-commerce sites. LIDS Team Sports is a full-service team uniform and apparel dealer, custom screen printer, embroidery and sporting goods distributor. Hat World Inc. is a subsidiary of Genesco Inc.

About ShopperTrak

ShopperTrak is the leading global provider of location-based analytics, providing insights into consumer behavior, enabling clients to better understand their customers and enhance the shopping experience in order to increase traffic, conversion and transaction size.

With more than 1,000 of the world's leading retailers, malls and entertainment venues, ShopperTrak deploys over 70,000 devices across 90 countries and territories. The Chicago-based company has more than 200 employees, with offices in San Francisco; High Wycombe, England; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Shenzhen, China; Mexico City, Mexico; and Helsinki, Finland. Find out more at www.shoppertrak.com.

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