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    Payless Holdings Names W. Paul Jones Chief Executive Officer
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Payless Holdings Names W. Paul Jones Chief Executive Officer

Highly Accomplished Merchant Leader Brings Proven 25-Year Track Record and Deep Expertise in Value Retail Segment

Business Wire

10 October 2012

TOPEKA, Kan. -- (BUSINESS WIRE)--Payless Holdings, the company that includes Payless ShoeSource and Collective Licensing International (CLI), today announced that W. Paul Jones has been named Chief Executive Officer.

Wolverine Worldwide, Golden Gate Capital and Blum Capital Complete Acquisition of Collective Brands

Press Release: Golden Gate Capital – Oct. 9, 2012

TOPEKA, Kan. & ROCKFORD, Mich. & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE) -- A consortium comprised of Wolverine Worldwide (WWW), Golden Gate Capital and Blum Capital Partners today announced it has successfully completed the acquisition of Collective Brands, Inc. for $21.75 per share in cash, or a total of approximately $2.0 billion, including the assumption of debt.

Shoppers Get The Latest Fall Fashions For Less At Payless(R)

On-Trend Shoes and Accessories from Christian Siriano for Payless(TM) and Brash(TM), Among Others, Help Women Update Fall Wardrobes for Less, Starting at Under $20 an Item

TOPEKA, Kan., Sept.

Christian Siriano For Payless Gold(TM) Designer Shoe Collection To Hit The Runway At New York Fashion Week

Ballet-Inspired Line Includes Snipped "Point-Shoe" Toe Treatments, Soft Hues of Seafoam and Blush, Folded Ribbon Bows and First-Ever -- Flats on the Runway at Christian's Show

NEW YORK, Sept.

Collective Brands Reports 2012 Second Quarter Financial Results

Same Store Sales Up 2.9%; Earnings Per Share Improves $0.74

TOPEKA, Kan., Aug.

The Nation's #1 Children's Shoe Retailer, Payless ShoeSource®, Launches Hassle-Free Back-to-School Shoe Shopping

Payless' "Happiness Guarantee" is Focused on Convenience and Affordability with Key Reasons for Parents to Choose Payless as the Back-to-School Shoe Headquarters: Styles Starting at Just $10, Kids' Foot Measuring Service, Extended Sizes, Top Brands Featuring Popular Fashion and Shoes for Every Occasion, Guaranteed In-Stock Styles, One of the Best Return Policies in the Retail Industry

TOPEKA, Kan., July 25, 2012

Summer Weddings, Galas And Other Special Occasions Call For Stand-Out Shoes, Handbags

Payless ShoeSource(R) Dress Styles Under $30 Are Perfect for Festive Summertime Events

TOPEKA, Kan., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Summer brings with it a range of celebratory events, including wedding season, leaving shoppers in need of the perfect shoes to complete their festive party look.

Payless ShoeSource(R) Announces Extended Sizes for Women Featuring Hard-to-Find Sizes and Wide Widths

Plentiful Assortment for Summer Includes Wide Range of Popular Silhouettes Like Wedges, Pumps, Flats and Sandals Featuring Details and Colors Such as T-Straps, Peep Toes, Bows, Animal Prints, Metallics, Bright Colors and More

TOPEKA, Kan., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Women who need wide width and harder-to-find shoe sizes beyond the size 10 traditionally offered by most footwear retailers need to look no further than Payless ShoeSource.


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