The Original Banister Shoes is known by the names of the "James A. Banister Company" or "Banister Shoes."

It is not to be confused with the "Banister Shoe Company," or "Banister Shoe" - outlet stores based in Hanson, KY., as of 2019.

It appears that the final "s" in Banister ShoeS was dropped as the name was bought and sold numerous times throughout the years.

Your host and a companion at a

"Banister Shoe" factory outlet

in Tucson, Arizona

B A N I S T E R   S H O E

in Massachusetts

Contemporary Banister shoe stores are typically located in build-outs within large malls. Many brands of shoes are sold at close-out prices.