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Welcome to Munro American!


We are a family owned and operated business.

Our founder, Don Munro, moved to Hot Springs, Arkansas in 1959 and established the original Lake Catherine Footwear, which was a division of a New Hampshire based shoe manufacturer. In 1972 Don purchased the Arkansas division and established Munro & Company, Inc.

After decades of ownership Don’s five-children purchased Munro & Company, Inc. keeping the legacy alive. While three of the owners manage the daily operations of the company, Don is still actively involved in the business.

Today the company operates three facilities in Arkansas: Lake Catherine and Clarksville for development and manufacturing, and the Fred Young Center for distribution and warehousing. Along with making shoes in Arkansas, we also source uppers and finished shoes from global partners.

Munro & Company, Inc., also imports and distributes Jumping Jacks Shoes, a size and width children’s shoe brand. The private label division of Munro & Company, Inc. currently designs and imports a men’s work boot program along with the finishing process for the Khombu Women’s US Ski Team après ski boot for Fall 2015.

Munro American is the premier line of sizes and width footwear for women in the United States and we only partner with those retailers who cater to the needs of their clientele.

The Munro Family invites all who live in or visit Arkansas to stop by the Munro American Factory Outlet Store [formerly Lake Catherine Family Footwear Outlet Store] located at 3770 Malvern Ave., Hot Springs, AR. Regular business hours are 9-5 Monday-Saturday. Shop our factory outlet store for discontinued and previous season’s styles, as well as, newer styles with slight imperfections in men’s, women’s and children’s shoes. The store is carry-out only and does not provide residential shipping. You may call 1-501-262-6190 to speak with one of our dedicated professionals.