About Famous Footwear

famous-footwearFamous Footwear is a national chain of branded footwear retail stores in the United States, which offers their products usually at prices lower than the manufacturer’s prices. The chain is currently a division of the St. Louis-based Brown Shoe Company and manages over 1,125 storefronts as of 2010. Famous Footwear started in 1960 with one shoe store, by the name of “Neil’s Shoes”, in Madison, Wisconsin. The store was launched by 29-year-old Neil Moldenhauer.

Famous Footwear offers both athletic and casual shoes for the whole family from hundreds of reputed brands. There is a wide range of styles for women, men and kids from brands like Nike, Converse, Vans, Sperry, Madden Girl, Skechers, ASICS, to name a few. They have everything from casual to party wear and formal footwear for men and women. They also sell accessories like backpacks, socks, shoe care accessories, in-soles etc.