Brown Shoe celebrates 100 years on NY Stock Exchange

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(KPLR) – The Brown Shoe Company is celebrating 100 years on the New York Stock Exchange. Diane Sullivan, CEO of Brown Shoe and executives from the company will ring the closing bell at the stock exchange Wednesday, along with style icon Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas.

Brown is just one of 24 companies that have hit the century mark of listing on the New York Stock Exchange.

The company was founded by George Warren Brown in St. Louis in 1878.