The United States Shoe Company History Timeline

1931
Critics scoffed when the newly minted United States Shoe Corporation United States Shoe , incorporated in the fall of 1931, announced that henceforth it would produce for 6 retail the same Red Cross shoe that had been selling at 10.
The United States Shoe Corporation was formed in 1931, with the merger of two shoe manufacturers in Cincinnati, Ohio.
1961
In 1961 the company entered the lucrative children's shoe market with the purchase of Vaisey-Bristol Shoe Company, maker of Jumping-Jacks and other children's brands.
1962
Over the next several decades, the company acquired shoe manufacturers, and in 1962, the firm branched out into retail sales when it purchased William Hahn and Company.
1970
In 1970, the company purchased Casual Corner, a women's apparel firm.
1980
In 1980 a new office park and complex for United States Shoe was dedicated in Cincinnati.
1983
The largest number of stores belonged to Casual Corner, a highly successful national retail chain the runner-up was Petite Sophisticate, purchased in 1983 and one of the first major United States chains geared to petite women.
1995
In 1995, the Luxottica Groups SpA eventually acquired the United States Shoe Corporation and continued to operate many of the original company's business ventures.
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