Additional definitive proxy soliciting materials and Rule 14(a)(12) material

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SCHEDULE 14A
(Rule 14a-101)
INFORMATION REQUIRED IN PROXY STATEMENT
SCHEDULE 14A INFORMATION
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Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Amendment No. )
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Genesco Inc.
(Name of Registrant as Specified In Its Charter)
(Name of Person(s) Filing Proxy Statement, if Other Than the Registrant)

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IMPORTANT ANNUAL MEETING INFORMATION
Vote by Internet
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  • Or scan the QR code with your smartphone
  • Follow the steps outlined on the secure website

Shareholder Meeting Notice

Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the
Genesco Inc. Annual Meeting to be Held on June 26, 2014
Under Securities and Exchange Commission rules, you are receiving this notice that the proxy materials for the annual shareholders’ meeting are available on the Internet. Follow the instructions below to view the materials and vote online or request a copy. The items to be voted on and location of the annual meeting are on the reverse side. Your vote is important!
This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. The proxy statement and annual report to shareholders are available at:
www.envisionreports.com/GCOB
Easy Online Access — A Convenient Way to View Proxy Materials and Vote
When you go online to view materials, you can also vote your shares.
Step 1: Go to www.envisionreports.com/GCOB to view the materials.
Step 2:
Click on Cast Your Vote or Request Materials .
Step 3: Follow the instructions on the screen to log in.
Step 4:
Make your selection as instructed on each screen to select delivery preferences and vote.
When you go online, you can also consent to receive electronic delivery of future materials.
Obtaining a Copy of the Proxy Materials – If you want to receive a paper or email copy of these documents, you must request one. There is no charge to you for requesting a copy. Please make your request for a copy as instructed on the reverse side on or before June 16, 2014 to facilitate timely delivery.

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Shareholder Meeting Notice

Genesco’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on June 26, 2014 at the Company’s offices located at 1415 Murfreesboro Road, Nashville, Tennessee 37217, at 10:00 a.m. Central Time. Directions to the annual meeting can be found on the Company’s website, www.genesco.com, under the tab “About Genesco -- Corporate Headquarters.”

Proposals to be voted on at the meeting are listed below along with the Board of Directors’ recommendations.

The Board of Directors recommends that you vote FOR Proposals 1, 2 and 3:
1. Election of Directors:
Joanna Barsh
James S. Beard
Leonard L. Berry
William F. Blaufuss, Jr.
James W. Bradford
Robert J. Dennis
Matthew C. Diamond
Marty G. Dickens
Thurgood Marshall, Jr.
Kathleen Mason
2. Say on Pay - an advisory vote on the approval of executive compensation.
3. Ratification of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm.

PLEASE NOTE – YOU CANNOT VOTE BY RETURNING THIS NOTICE. To vote your shares you must vote online or request a paper copy of the proxy materials to receive a proxy card. If you wish to attend and vote at the meeting, please bring this notice with you.

Here’s how to order a copy of the proxy materials and select a future delivery preference:

Paper copies: Current and future paper delivery requests can be submitted via the telephone, Internet or email options below.

Email copies: Current and future email delivery requests must be submitted via the Internet following the instructions below. If you request an email copy of current materials, you will receive an email with a link to the materials.

PLEASE NOTE: You must use the number in the shaded bar on the reverse side when requesting a set of proxy materials.

® Internet – Go to www.envisionreports.com/GCOB . Click Cast Your Vote or Request Materials. Follow the instructions to log in and order a paper or email copy of the current meeting materials and submit your preference for email or paper delivery of future meeting materials.
® Telephone – Call us free of charge at 1-866-641-4276 using a touch-tone phone and follow the instructions to log in and order a paper copy of the materials by mail for the current meeting. You can also submit a preference to receive a paper copy for future meetings.
® Email – Send email to investorvote@computershare.com with “Proxy Materials Genesco Inc.” in the subject line. Include in the message your full name and address, plus the number located in the shaded bar on the reverse, and state in the email that you want a paper copy of current meeting materials. You can also state your preference to receive a paper copy for future meetings.

To facilitate timely delivery, all requests for a paper copy of the proxy materials must be received by June 16, 2014.

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The above information was disclosed in a filing to the SEC. To see this filing in its entirety, click here. Genesco Inc. next reports earnings on May 26, 2014.

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