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Foot Locker, Inc.



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New York City, NY


About Foot Locker, Inc.

Foot Locker Retail, Inc. is an American sportswear retailer that operates a chain of athletic footwear stores under the Foot Locker banner. Based in New York City, the company has a total of 3,335 locations nationwide and in 23 nations around the world. A well-known brand, Foot Locker is the top seller of name brands in the U.S.

Products & Services

Foot Locker markets and sells its products directly to customers through brick-and-mortar stores as well as online, mobile, and through catalog retailers. The company operates under Lady Foot Locker, Kids Foot Locker, Footaction, Champ Sports, and CCS. Each banner carries a different line of products targeting a specific demographic. Foot Locker has shoes designed for the consumers of all ages and genders who seek athletic goods while Lady Foot Locker is geared towards active women and Kid Foot Locker caters to children. Footaction provides sporty and stylish apparel while Champs is for the high school athlete. Eastbay is Foot Locker, Inc.’s direct to customer business as well as CSS which provides skateboarding apparel and accessories. The Foot Locker companies offer brands such as Nike, Levi’s, Adidas, Stussy, and more.


In late 1974, Foot Locker was created as a specialty shoe branch of Kinney Shoe Corporation, which was acquired by F.W. Woolworth. F.W. Woolworth added more specialty stores to its portfolio throughout the 1980s and invested in mall concepts. The company acquired EastBay in 1997 and the following year, changed its name to Venator. Because Foot Locker was the top performing subsidiary, Venator renamed itself as Foot Locker, Inc. in 2001. Today the company is among the Fortune 500.

Job Opportunities

Foot Locker, Inc. is traded on the NYSE under ticker symbol FL. It offers careers at its corporate office, various athletic stores, in distribution centers, and in international roles.

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