Brown Shoe Company Announces Time for Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Call

  Brown Shoe Company Announces Time for Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Call

Business Wire

ST. LOUIS -- November 09, 2012

Brown Shoe Company, Inc. (NYSE: BWS, brownshoe.com) today announced it plans
to release its third quarter 2012 financial results before market open on
Tuesday, Nov. 20. Company executives will host a financial analyst call at
9:30 a.m. ET that day, to discuss third quarter earnings and to provide a
general business update.

The dial-in number for financial analysts in North America is (877) 217-9089
or (706) 679-1723 for international analysts, and the conference ID is
69647407. To participate, please dial in a few minutes before the scheduled
time. Employees, the media and the public are invited to listen to the call at
brownshoe.com/investor.

A replay of the call will be available through Tuesday, December 4, 2012, by
dialing (855) 859-2056 in North America (404) 537-3406 internationally and
using the conference ID 69647407. A webcast replay will also be archived for a
limited period at brownshoe.com/investor.

About Brown Shoe Company

Brown Shoe Company is a $2.6 billion, global, footwear company that puts
consumers and their needs first, by targeting the strategic Family, Healthy
Living and Contemporary Fashion platforms. We have more than 130 years of
experience, passion and product innovation and operate more than 1,300 Famous
Footwear and Naturalizer retail stores across the United States, Canada and
China. We also design, source and market many well-known wholesale shoe brands
-- such as Naturalizer, Dr. Scholl's Shoes, LifeStride, Sam Edelman, Franco
Sarto, Via Spiga, Vera Wang, Vince, Avia and Ryka -- across multiple
distribution channels. In addition to our retail and wholesale operations, we
maintain a strong online presence with our ecommerce sites, Famous.com,
Naturalizer.com and Shoes.com. Visit brownshoe.com to learn more about us.
Brown Shoe Company: feel good and live better... feet first!

Contact:

Brown Shoe Company
Peggy Reilly Tharp, 314-854-4134
ptharp@brownshoe.com