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Last $32.55 USD
Change Today +0.29 / 0.90%
Volume 382.4K
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8300 Maryland Avenue

St. Louis, MO 63105

United States

Phone: 314-854-4000

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f footwear and accessories for women, men, and children, including footwear purchased from third-party suppliers and Brown Shoe Company. In connection with its omni-channel approach to reach consumers, the company also operates Famous.com (included in its Famous Footwear segment), Naturalizer.com, Naturalizer.ca, DrSchollsShoes.com and SamEdelman.com, which offer substantially the same product selection to consumers as sold in their respective retail stores, except Famous.com which offers an expanded assortment as a result of the vendor drop ship program. Additional Websites, such as Ryka.com, LifeStride.com, ViaSpiga.com, Vince.com, CarlosShoes.com, and FergieShoes.com function as retail outlets for the online consumer and serve as additional brand-building vehicles for the company. Other Store Concepts In 2013, the company’s Specialty Retail segment also included a total of five retail stores operated under the Dr. Scholl’s and Sam Edelman names. Wholesale Operations This segment designs, sources, and markets branded footwear for women and men. Certain of the company’s branded footwear products are developed pursuant to licensing agreements. The company’s footwear is distributed to approximately 3,000 retailers, including national chains, department stores, mass merchandisers, independent retailers, online retailers, and catalogs throughout the United States and Canada, as well as approximately 60 other countries (including sales to its retail segments). The most significant wholesale customers include Famous Footwear and many of the nation’s major retailers, including national chains, such as DSW, Inc., TJX Corporation (including TJ Maxx and Marshalls), Ross Stores, Nordstrom Rack, and Kohl’s; department stores, such as Macy’s, Nordstrom, Bon-Ton, Belk, and Dillard’s; mass merchandisers, such as Walmart and Target; independent retailers, such as QVC and Home Shopping Network; and online retailers, such as Zappos.com, Amazon.com, and Famous.com. The company also sells product to various international retail customers and distributors. In 2013, the company’s Wholesale Operations segment sold approximately 48 million pairs of shoes. It sells footwear to wholesale customers on both a landed and first-cost basis. Portfolio of Brands Healthy Living Naturalizer: Naturalizer is a global family of comfort lifestyle footwear brands meeting the needs of women across the marketplace with uncompromising comfort, fit, and style. The company’s primary Naturalizer brand is sold primarily at Naturalizer retail stores, national chains, department stores, online retailers, catalog retailers, and independent retailers. The brand is distributed in 60 countries worldwide. Dr. Scholl’s: Dr. Scholl’s is an authentic brand of footwear designed with uncomplicated, playful style for a healthier life. Dr. Scholl’s delivers proprietary comfort technology across all distribution tiers. Dr. Scholl’s crafts styles that offer men and women the freedom to live active lives of discovery and play with ease, inspires them with designs that express their youthful spirit, and champions an optimistic lifestyle of relaxed confidence and spontaneity. This footwear reaches consumers at a range of distribution channels: mass merchandisers, national chains, online and catalogs, specialty and independent retailers, and department stores and its Famous Footwear retail stores. The company has a long-term license agreement with MSD Consumer Care, Inc. to sell Dr. Scholl’s, which is renewable through 2026 for the United States and Canada and December 2014 for Latin America. LifeStride: LifeStride offers comfortable footwear that dresses up or down at the right value. The brand is sold in department stores, national chains, online, and the company’s Famous Footwear retail stores. Ryka: Ryka is athletic footwear for women and providing women with a downsized version of a men’s athletic shoe. The brand is distributed through department stores, national chains, online retailers, and its Famous Footwear retail stores. Contemporary Fashion Sam Edelman: Sam Edelman footwear is sold primarily through department stores, independent ret

 

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