Foot Locker Retail, Inc. can be an American sportswear and footwear retailer, using its headquarters in Midtown Manhattan, NEW YORK, and operating in 28 countries.
Although established in 1974, and founded as another company in 1988, Foot Locker’s roots date to 1879, since it is a successor corporation to the F. W. Woolworth Company (“Woolworth’s”), as much of its freestanding stores were at first Kinney Shoes and Woolworth’s locations. The business operates the eponymous “Foot Locker” chain of athletic footwear shops (along with “Kids Foot Locker” and “Lady Foot Locker” stores), and other athletic-based divisions including Champs Sports, Footaction USA, House of Hoops, and Eastbay/Footlocker.com, which owns the rights to Final-Score. The business is also well-known for its employees’ uniforms at its flagship Foot Locker chain, resembling those of referees.
In line with the company’s filings with the SEC, by January 28, 2017, Foot Locker, Inc. had 3,363 mostly mall-based stores in the usa, Canada, Europe, and Asia. Nearly 70% of its product is from Nike.