Wikipedia: Foot Locker, Inc. is an American sportswear and footwear retailer, with its headquarters in New York City, and operating in approximately 20 countries worldwide. Formerly known as Venator Group, Inc., it is the successor corporation to the F.W. Woolworth Company . Foot Locker, Inc. operates the eponymous “Foot Locker” chain of athletic footwear retail outlets, Champs Sports, Footaction USA, and Eastbay/Footlocker. com Eastbay/Footlocker. com own the rights to Final Score, ESPN Shop, AFL Store, and The United States Olympic Shop. The chain is known for its employees uniforms resembling those of referees. According to the company's filings with the SEC, as of January 28, 2006, Foot Locker, Inc. had 3,921 primarily mall-based stores in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific .