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Last $31.02 USD
Change Today -0.33 / -1.05%
Volume 213.8K
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brown shoe company inc (BWS) Details

Brown Shoe Company, Inc., a footwear company, retails and wholesales footwear worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Famous Footwear and Brand Portfolio. It offers licensed, branded, and private-label casual, dress, and athletic footwear products to women, men, and children. The company operates retail shoe stores that offer brand-name athletic, casual, and dress shoes, including company-owned brands, such as LifeStride, Dr. Scholl’s, Fergalicious, Naturalizer, and Carlos. It also sells its products through e-commerce Websites that include,,,, and, as well as,,,,, and In addition, the company designs, sources, and markets footwear to retail stores, such as national chains, department stores, mass merchandisers, independent retailers, online retailers, and catalogs in the United States and Canada, as well as approximately 60 countries. It operates 1,209 retail shoe stores in the United States, Canada, and Guam primarily under the Famous Footwear and Naturalizer names. The company was founded in 1878 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

11,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/1/15
Founded in 1878

brown shoe company inc (BWS) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Division President of Retail
Total Annual Compensation: $625.0K
Division President - Global Supply Chain and ...
Total Annual Compensation: $447.5K
Chief Talent & Strategy Officer and Senior Vi...
Total Annual Compensation: $438.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

brown shoe company inc (BWS) Key Developments

Brown Shoe Co. Inc. Proposes Ratification of an Amendment to the Bylaws

Brown Shoe Co. Inc. at its AGM to be held on May 28, 2015., proposed ratification of an amendment to the bylaws to include a forum selection provision.

Brown Shoe Seeks Acquisitions

Brown Shoe Co. Inc. (NYSE:BWS) is focused on achieving organic growth, acquiring and incubating brands, being a magnet for talent, building global relevance and having a portfolio of relevant brands that endure, Diane Sullivan, Brown Shoe's Chief Executive Officer said.

Brown Shoe Co. Inc. to Launch New Men's Footwear Business in 2016

Brown Shoe Co. Inc. announced that in 2016 it will launch a new men's footwear business, called Brown Shoe Bootmakers. The company said that the brand will "take an artisan but rugged approach to men's shoes".


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