Foot Locker is the world s leading retailer of athletic footwear and apparel. Headquartered in New York City, the company operates approximately 3,900 athletic retail stores in 17 countries throughout North America, Europe and Australia. The company s branded retail store chains include Foot Locker, Kids Foot Locker, Lady Foot Locker, Footaction and Champs Sports. Additionally, the company distributes merchandise through its direct-to-customer channel, Footlocker.com/Eastbay. The company s flagship brand was introduced in 1974 and has since grown to more than 2,000 stores worldwide. Foot Locker enjoys widespread recognition among its core customers: 12 to 20 year olds. With approximately 600 stores, Champs Sports is the largest mall-based retailer of sporting goods in the United States and Canada. Foot Locker is a public company that trades on the New York Stock Exchange.