Who We Are
Payless ShoeSource is a specialty family footwear retailer in the Western Hemisphere, offering a trend-right and comprehensive range of everyday and special occasion shoes and accessory items at affordable prices for every member of the family. The company’s mission is simple: To be the Go To, Get More, Pay Less shoe store for our target customers.
How We Got Here
Payless was founded in 1956, in Topeka, Kan. on a revolutionary idea – selling quality shoes at affordable prices in a self-select environment. More than 50 years later, Payless continues the self-select model combined with leading customer service to provide a fun and engaging shopping experience for its customers. Today, Payless employs more than 25,000 associates worldwide and is a privately held company owned by Golden Gate Capital and Blum Capital Partners.
In the Philippines, Payless ShoeSource is exclusively distributed by Footwear Specialty Retailers, Inc., a member of SSI Group, Inc. Payless opened in the Philippines in July 2010, and since then, has expanded to more than 65 stores around the country and continues to grow.