Famous Footwear, the brand owned by Caleres, opened a flagship store in Herald Square in New York City on Nov. 15. It is the largest of the chain's 32 stores in greater New York, with its 8,400 square feet divided over two floors, one of which is devoted entirely to “women's trends and styles.” There are about 24,000 pairs of shoes in stock from a variety of name brands, among them Nike, Vans, Adidas, Converse, New Balance, Steve Madden, Timberland, Dr. Martens, Skechers, Circus by Sam Edelman, Birkenstock, Crocs, Dr. Scholl's Shoes, Franco Sarto and Naturalizer. The store contains three brand and trend shops and the overall chain's largest selection of accessories, such as backpacks, lunch bags, mini bags, fanny packs, socks and items for shoe care. Among the services are the Famously You Rewards loyalty program, home delivery of items not in stock and in-store pick-up for items purchased online. Famous Footwear operates about 950 stores in the U.S. and Canada as well as two e-tail sites: famousfootwear.com and famousfootwear.ca.

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