Profile: Genesco Inc (GCO)
18 Jul 2019
Genesco Inc., incorporated on October 19, 1934, is a retailer and wholesaler of footwear, apparel and accessories. The Company operates in four segments: Journeys Group, Schuh Group, Johnston & Murphy Group and Licensed Brands. It relies on independent third-party manufacturers for production of its footwear products sold at wholesale. It sources footwear and accessory products from foreign manufacturers located in Bangladesh, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, China, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, the Netherlands, Portugal, Peru, Romania, Taiwan and Vietnam. As of January 28, 2017, it operated 2,794 retail footwear, headwear and sports apparel and accessory stores and leased departments located primarily throughout the United States and in Puerto Rico, including 147 headwear and sports apparel and accessory stores and 87 footwear stores in Canada and 128 footwear stores in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland and Germany.
The Company's Journeys Group segment includes Journeys, Journeys Kidz, Shi by Journeys, Little Burgundy and Underground by Journeys retail stores, catalog and e-commerce operations. As of January 28, 2017, Journeys Group operated 1,249 stores, including 230 Journeys Kidz stores, 39 Shi by Journeys stores, 36 Little Burgundy stores and 95 Underground by Journeys stores averaging approximately 1,950 square feet, located primarily in malls and factory outlet centers throughout the United States and in Puerto Rico and Canada, selling footwear and accessories for young men, women and children. Journeys retail footwear stores target customers in the 13 to 22 year age group through the use of decor and multi-channel media. The Journeys Kidz retail footwear stores sell footwear and accessories primarily for younger children aged 5 to 12. Shi by Journeys retail footwear stores sell footwear and accessories to a range of customer group consisting of fashion-conscious women in their early 20's to mid 30's. Little Burgundy retail footwear stores sell footwear and accessories to fashion-oriented men and women in the 18 to 34 age group ranging from students to young professionals.
As of January 28, 2017, Schuh Group operated 128 Schuh stores, averaging approximately 4,875 square feet, which include both street-level and mall locations in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland and Germany. As of January 28, 2017, Schuh Group operated six Schuh Kids stores. Schuh stores target men and women in the 15 to 30 age group, selling a range of branded casual and athletic footwear along with private label offering.
Johnston & Murphy Group
As of January 28, 2017, Johnston & Murphy operated 177 retail shops and factory stores throughout the United States and in Canada averaging approximately 1,900 square feet and selling footwear, apparel and accessories primarily for men in the 35 to 55 age group, targeting business and professional customers. Women's footwear and accessories are sold in select Johnston & Murphy locations. Johnston & Murphy retail shops are located primarily in malls and airports nationwide and sell a range of men's dress and casual footwear, apparel and accessories. It also sells Johnston & Murphy products directly to consumers through an e-commerce Website and a direct mail catalog. Johnston & Murphy men's and women's footwear and accessories are sold at wholesale, primarily to department and independent specialty stores. Johnston & Murphy's wholesale customers offer the brand's footwear for dress, dress casual and casual occasions. Additionally, it offers the Trask brand, with men's and women's footwear and leather accessories offered primarily through independent retailers and department stores, an e-commerce Website and catalog.
Licensed Brands offers footwear marketed under the Dockers brand. Dockers footwear is marketed to men aged 30 to 55 through many of the same national retail chains that carry Dockers slacks and sportswear and in department and specialty stores across the country. The Company also sells footwear under other licenses and distributes certain men's and women's footwear under the G.H. Bass trademark and related marks.
1415 Murfreesboro Pike
NASHVILLE TN 37217-2829