Steven Madden Ltd.
| Nasdaq: SHOO
Steven Madden Ltd. designs, sources, markets and sells fashion-forward footwear for women, men, and children. The company operates through five segments: Wholesale Footwear, Wholesale Accessories, Retail, First Cost and Licensing. The Wholesale Footwear segment is comprised of the following brands: Steve Madden Women's, Madden Girl, Steve Madden Kids, Steve Madden Men's, Steven, Elizabeth and James, Olsenboy, Stevies, Big Buddha Shoes, Madden, Betsey Johnson shoes, Report, Superga, international business and private label business. The Wholesale Accessories segment includes Big Buddha, Betseyville, Betsey Johnson, Steve Madden, Steven by Steve Madden, Cejon, Daisy Fuentes and Olsenboye accessories brands and includes private label business. The Retail segment operates through subsidiary Steven Madden Retail, Inc., which operates Steve Madden, Steven retail stores and its e-commerce website. The First Cost segment represents activities of a subsidiary that earns commissions for serving as a buying agent for footwear products under private labels and licensed brands, Candie's. The Licensing segment is engaged in the licensing of the Steve Madden and Steven by Steve Madden trademarks for use in connection with the manufacture, marketing and sale of sunglasses, eyewear, outerwear, bedding, hosiery, women's fashion apparel, jewelry and luggage. It distributes products through department stores, specialty stores, luxury retailers, national chains, mass merchants and catalog retailers. The company was founded by Steven L. Madden on July 9, 1990 and is headquartered in Long Island City, NY.