Warehouse Shoe Sale
|Founded||Incorporated in 1984|
|Headquarters||Los Angeles, California- USA|
|Products||Shoes and Clothing|
Warehouse Shoe Sale, now known as WSS, is a retail chain of shoe stores headquartered in Los Angeles, California, with 62 retail outlets as of August 2014. Its parent company is known as Eurostar, Inc. (not related to the railway company).
WSS is a family footwear retailer which primarily serves the urban and Latino communities. It was founded in 1984 by Eric Alon, who is still president of the corporation. They also own and operate the online retailer ShopWSS.com.
In 1992 they sponsored a line of shoes designed and marketed by former Los Angeles gang members and intended as a jobs program and financial opportunity for former gang members.
- "About Us". ShopWSS.com. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
- "Eurostar, Inc.". Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
- Katz, Jesse (July 24, 1992). "Giant Step : Gang Members Join Forces to Market Own Brand of Shoes". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 12 August 2014.