Collective Brands, Inc. (NYSE: PSS) is a leader in bringing compelling lifestyle, fashion and performance brands for footwear and related accessories to consumers worldwide. The company operates three strategic business units which reach consumers through a powerful brand portfolio, sold at multiple price points and through diverse selling channels including retail, wholesale, ecommerce, franchising and licensing.
Collective Brands, Inc. includes Payless ShoeSource, a chain of more than 4,500 retail stores focused on democratizing fashion and design in footwear and accessories; Stride Rite, a premiere portfolio of lifestyle, athletic, and children's brands, including Stride Rite(R), Keds(R), Sperry Top-Sider(R), Robeez(R), and Saucony(R), sold primarily through wholesaling; and Collective Licensing International, the brand development, management and global licensing unit, with youth lifestyle brands such as Airwalk(R), Vision Street Wear(R), Lamar(R), and Sims(R), among others. Information about each of the Collective Brand's business units and brands can be found at http://www.collectivebrands.com.
Our world headquarters is centrally located in Topeka, KS, facilitating easy travel to all parts of the country. And, Topeka enjoys close proximity to Kansas City and Lawrence, home of the University of Kansas, providing our Associates with multiple communities in which to reside.