NEW GLASGOW – Staff at Lids had a steady day for their grand opening in the Highland Square Mall Friday.
Pictou County residents might soon be sporting more hats now that the Highland Square Mall has its Lids store. Manager Stacy Peters, left, and assistant manager Jen Canning were pleased with the warm reception they’ve received from the community and the mall so far. AMANDA JESS – THE NEWS
Before 2 p.m., they estimated at least 40 people had come in.
“People have been coming all week, asking when it’s opening,” assistant manager Jen Canning said, adding that she’s very excited about how well the day was going.
They were expecting more business once schools let out for the weekend.
Lids offers fashion, sports and collegiate hats, as well as the option of customizing your own.
“I’d like to see people get creative,” said manager Stacy Peters.
Some of the options available include a photo service that allows customers to put their own images on hats as well as company discounts when they buy in bulk.
The store location in New Glasgow was based on market research, Peters said.
They expect the store to do quite well because they offer products and services that aren’t already available.
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