Our Company. Our Brands.

Genesco is a footwear focused specialty retailer and branded company with more than 1,400 stores in the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and Republic of Ireland. We also sell footwear at wholesale under the Johnston & Murphy brand, and through licensing agreements under the Levi’s, Dockers, Bass and other footwear brands. Today our portfolio of brands ranges from fashion footwear with an attitude to timeless brands.

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Genesco at a Glance





retail footwear stores



net sales FY23



digital revenue as part of omnichannel strategy


ESGOur strong culture is rooted in caring for our planet and each other.

Genesco recognizes our responsibility to our people and our planet. The way we conduct our business is based on what’s good for our people and the communities they live in. Celebrating the racial and ethnic diversity of our employees is key to that commitment. We are diverse, both racially, ethnically, and in how we identify as a person. We operate our businesses in sustainable ways. We give back through our own signature community outreach programs and through partnerships with leading nonprofit organizations. Our governance leads us to operate ethically in every facet of our business.

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Journeys partners with Karl Jacobs as new Creative Ambassador.

On March 31, 2022, Journeys announced a partnership with the wildly popular content creator and gamer, Karl Jacobs. As the new Journeys Creative Ambassador, Karl will collaborate with the team to plan and create content relevant to the gaming world. He may be the new kid on the Journeys block, but Karl is well versed in the gaming, social, and even fashion landscapes. He gained his following after being introduced as a part of MrBeast’s talent team and grew quickly into the beloved creator, streamer, and podcaster he is today. With more than 28 million followers across platforms, Karl plans to use his relatable humor, understanding of the audience, and gaming skills to help grow awareness about the Journeys brand.

“He (Karl Jacobs) will play an integral role in our strategic approach to introducing ourselves and engaging with the gaming community in an authentic and meaningful way,” said Kari Irons, SVP of marketing at Journeys, in a statement. “Gaming is fueling youth culture right now and we know we need to earn our place and build trust with the community first. We are ecstatic for the value and expertise Karl brings in guiding us through this and also for our partnership with gaming firm Loaded in connecting us to creators and content partners like Karl, who share our core values and want to build long-lasting partnerships and connections.”

“As the newly appointed Creative Ambassador for Journeys, I’m excited to combine my love for gaming, creativity, and fashion to introduce a new generation of gamers and people in general to the brand,” said Karl Jacobs.

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