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Bakers Footwear is a retailer of women's shoes and accessories that is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. The company specializes in shoes for all occasions, including sandals, boots, dress shoes, pumps, platforms, casual flats, ballerina flats and canvas shoes. It also carries purses, belts, socks and shoe care products. Eighty percent of the stores' sales are private label items manufactured under the Bakers Shoes label by outside companies.

The company operates over 200 retail stores in malls spread throughout 35 states. The company also operates a chain called Wild Pair, which offers trendier shoes and accessories targeted toward a younger female demographic.

The retail shoe industry has been hit hard by the declining economy. Bakers store sales fell 11 percent between July 2010 and July 2011. In October 2012, Bakers Footwear filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and announced it will be closing 107 stores.

Bakers Footware Job Information

Before Bakers Footwear filed for bankruptcy, the company employed 459 fulltime employees and 3,463 part time employees. The company prefers to employ part time workers so it can save on the cost of benefits. Sales staff works on commission, and they describe their commissions as low. One of the biggest perks of the job is a discount on shoes. Employees get 50 percent off the regular price of shoes, and 30 percent off the sales price of shoes.

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