Payless Statistics and Facts for 2024

Last Updated on: January 6th, 2024

Here are a few of the most interesting Payless statistics and facts I was able to dig up including store count, revenue totals and employee counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Payless Facts

Here is pretty much everything you ever wanted to know about Payless.

  • Website: Official Website
  • Year Founded: 1956
  • Headquarters: Topeka, KS
  • Founder(s): Louis and Shaol Pozez
  • Current Chief Executive: David Rowland
  • Subsidiaries / Brands: Stride Rite, Saucony

Payless store count revenue totals Statistics and Facts 2022Payless (formerly Payless Shoesource) is a discount footwear retailer that was founded in 1956 in Topeka, Kansas. At its peak, the company had over 4,000 stores in more than 40 countries around the world.

Payless is known for offering affordable footwear for men, women, and children, with a focus on budget-friendly styles and brands. The company offered a range of footwear options, from casual and athletic shoes to dress shoes and boots.

In addition to its physical retail stores, Payless also operates an online store that offers a range of footwear options and frequently offers discounts and promotions.

Payless Store Count

Number of Payless stores:
3,600Last updated 2/1/19

Number of countries Payless has stores in:40Last updated 2/1/19

Payless Employee Count

Number of Payless employees:
18,000Last updated 2/1/19

Payless Revenue Totals

Payless revenue:
$3 billionLast updated 10/24/18

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these Payless statistics come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.

Related Categories:

Business Statistics, Clothing and Apparel Statistics, Footwear Statistics, Retail Statistics

Related Tags:


About Craig Smith

DMR Publisher. Director of Marketing by day and I run this little site at night. Other interests include Disney, Sports, 80's Nostalgia, LEGO, Star Wars and Tech Gadgets. Other sites include and