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Brown Shoe Co. Inc. (BWS)

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27.57 0.32(1.15%) Oct 22, 4:01PM EDT
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Brown Shoe Co. Inc.
8300 Maryland Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63105
United States - Map
Phone: 314-854-4000
Website: http://www.brownshoe.com

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Index Membership:N/A
Sector:Consumer Goods
Industry:Textile - Apparel Footwear & Accessories
Full Time Employees:11,200

Business Summary 

Brown Shoe Company, Inc., a footwear company, retails and wholesales footwear worldwide. The company operates through Famous Footwear, Wholesale Operations, Specialty Retail, and Other segments. 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 Internet retail Websites that include Shoes.com, Famous.com, Naturalizer.com, Naturalizer.ca, DrSchollsShoes.com, and SamEdelman.com, as well as Ryka.com, LifeStride.com, ViaSpiga.com, Vince.com, CarlosShoes.com, and FergieShoes.com. 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. As of February 1, 2014, it operated approximately 1,223 retail shoe stores in the United States, Canada, Guam, and China. The company was founded in 1878 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Corporate Governance 
Brown Shoe Co. Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Oct 1, 2014 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 5.
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Key Executives 
 PayExercised
Ms. Diane M. Sullivan , 58
Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
2.45M976.00K
Mr. Russell C. Hammer , 57
Chief Financial Officer and Sr. VP
1.04M0.00
Mr. Douglas W. Koch , 62
Chief Talent & Strategy Officer and Sr. VP
761.00K7.00K
Mr. Richard M. Ausick , 60
Division Pres of Retail
1.01M28.00K
Mr. Daniel R. Friedman , 53
Division Pres of Global Supply Chain
663.00K146.00K
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
Currency in USD.
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