Famous Footwear
Type Subsidiary
Industry Retailing
When it was created Madison, Wisconsin (1960)
People who started it Neil Moldenhauer
Headquarters St. Louis, Missouri, US
Number of locations 1,109 January 2011)
Things made Footwear
Parent Caleres (1980–present)

Famous Footwear is a nationwide chain of retail stores in the United States dealing in branded footwear, generally at prices discounted from manufacturer's suggested prices. Established in 1960 as a single store, "Famous" is regarded as both a forerunner and champion of the trend towards the establishment of discount shopping malls in America. The chain is currently a division of the St. Louis-based Brown Shoe Company and maintains over 1,125 storefronts in 2010.

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