Brown Shoe Company, Inc. is a global footwear retailer and wholesaler. The Company is engaged in the operation of retail shoe stores and e-commerce Websites, as well as the design, sourcing and marketing of footwear for women and men. Its principal brands and licensed products include Naturalizer, Dr. Scholl�s Shoes, LifeStride, Ryka, Sam Edelman, Franco Sarto, Via Spiga, Fergie and Fergalicious by Fergie, Carlos by Carlos Santana, Vera Wang, and Vince. The Company�s flagship Naturalizer brand is sold primarily at Naturalizer retail stores, national chains, department stores, online retailers, catalog retailers and independent retailers. The Company�s Naturalizer brand is distributed in 60 countries around the world. In May 2013, the Company sold Avia and Nevados.