The name Caleres comes from the Latin word calēre, meaning to glow with passion or intensity.

A Note From Jay

"The greatest asset we have at Caleres is our People. Each day we work collaboratively across all brands in our portfolio to bring customers the shoes they desire. We do it with passion and care, and I’m thankful to lead the greatest team in the footwear business. I’m continuously inspired by our Team’s pace of innovation, drive to deliver results and willingness to learn.

At Caleres, I firmly believe that every Associate has the power to make a significant impact. I welcome you to join us on our journey to inspire people to feel great…feet first."

Jay Schmidt, President and CEO

Jay Schmidt, President and CEO

Our Mission

Inspire people to feel great… feet first.

Our Values

  • Passion
  • Curiosity
  • Creativity
  • Caring
  • Accountability

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