Shoe Show was founded in North Carolina in 1960 by Robert Tucker. The company operates a chain of shoe stores across the US under various names including Shoe Show Mega, The Shoe Department, Encore, Shoebilee!, Burlington Shoes, and Shoe Show.
Today, Shoe Show has more than 1,150 locations in 36 states and had annual revenue in 2015 of $6.2 billion. It has made numerous acquisitions over the years, including Burlington Shoes in 1986, as well as Shoebilee! in 2002.
Shoe Show stores are well known for their play areas, which keep childen busy while parents shop for shoes. The company carries a wide range of name brand shoes, including Nine West, Skechers, Rockport, and Converse.