Harry H. Colcord
Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
John V. Schaefer
Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Operations and Secretary
Eastbay was founded in the year 1980. The company has been operational for almost 29 years now. Art Juedes and Richard Gering founded the company. The main aim of the company was to sell various kinds of shoes at a discount, along with athletic shoes as well. The company had started its operations with the help of $7,000 worth of running shoe stock. The company had set up shoe clinics around Wausau, Wisconsin, USA, where the shoes were sold and also prices were revealed as well. In the year 1983, the company had set up a catalogue that strictly showed various kinds of athletic shoes, running shoes along with other types of sports shoes as well. Within the next three years, the company had received multiple types of orders, which ultimately led them to the hiring of phone operators. Then in the year 1989, the company had also structured a sales division as well. In the year 1990, the company had set up its call centres, warehouses and even a separate shipping department as well.
In the year 1990, the company had set up its own clothing brand. The company started to offer shorts, pants, jackets, underwear, tops, socks in various types of sports team colours and also styles as well, along with the Eastbay logo too. In the year 1995, the company had become a limited public entity by offering its first IPO or Initial Public Offering. After two years, the company was then sold over to FW Woolworth Company. In the year 1997, the company had moved its downtown town corporate operations centre and also its retail store to a more larger space. About three months later, the company had also combined its shipping department and its various warehouses into a totally new 500,000 square foot distribution centre, which was located in the outskirts of the Wausau, as of the year 1998. The company had also converted its marketing website into an e-commerce website as well. It also opened two new call centres. In the year 1999, Gering and Juedes had retired from the company. The parent company, known as FW Woolworth Company had also undergone significant changes as well, in which the company's name was changed to Venator Group in 1997 and then Foot Locker in the year 2001. The headquarters of the company is based in 111 South 1st Avenue. The name of the place is Wausau, while the name of the state is Wisconsin, USA. The pin code of the area is 54401.
Eastbay is an American company that focuses on the designing and manufacturing of various kinds of sportswear, like shirts, shoes and other types of compression clothes for its customers. The company currently has more than 3,000 full-time employees working. The company mainly sells its products via direct mail, along with its online e-commerce website as well. The company is currently a subsidiary of Foot Locker Incorporated.
The primary services provided by the company include allowing customers to have a retail as well as an online presence in order to purchase various kinds of apparels and footwear. The company has been responsible for selling different types of athletic equipment, such as bats, gloves, goggles, braces, headbands, helmets, etcetera.
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