Payless ShoeSource helps footwear enthusiasts worldwide shop like Imelda Marcos. One of the top shoe retailers in the world, Payless ShoeSource operates more than 4,400 stores throughout the Americas and an online store. It also has about 250 franchised stores located primarily in Asia, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East. Payless shops offer dress, athletic, and casual shoes; slippers; boots; and sandals for men, women, and kids. The discount shoe chain targets women age 18 to 49. Its North American stores stock about 6,600 pairs of shoes in 500 styles. Payless ShoeSource is owned by Payless Holdings, formed following the sale and breakup of its former parent company Collective Brands.