At Stein Mart, our purpose is to inspire our customers to look and feel special while saving money. Six values support our purpose, guide our behavior and smartly move us along our path to accomplishing our goals. Embracing this purpose and demonstrating these values will bring out the best in us every day and our customers will feel special every time they interact with us.

Stein Mart Values

  • Hospitality
  • Caring
  • High Standards
  • Urgency
  • Bold
  • Simplicity

See How We Live Our Values

“The values give us something to hold onto. The values can unite us around something we can all get behind and drive towards. It's our common thread.” – Lynn Henderson, Distribution Center



We are welcoming, friendly, and look for ways to make you feel special.



We are kind and concerned for the well-being of every person.


High Standards

We are accountable for our actions and are proactive in challenging ourselves to improve.



We move with speed and purpose to achieve success.



We are empowered to be innovative and resourceful.



We make it easy for people to shop and work with us.

Stein Mart Cares

American Heart Association

SAVING lives is a beautiful thing! Did you know that heart disease and stroke are the two leading causes of death in the world? The mission of the American Heart Association (AHA) is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Stein Mart is proud to support AHA in their quest to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide critical tools and information to save and improve lives.

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Located in our hometown of Jacksonville, Rethreaded is changing the lives of human trafficking survivors by providing career opportunities in its business which makes unique scarves, suede jewelry and handcrafted home goods in a safe and uplifting environment. Proceeds from product sales and donations provide survivors with case management, mental health counseling, crisis counseling, therapeutic groups and career development.

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Stein Mart Family Support Foundation

The Stein Mart Family Support Foundation (SMFSF) is a 501(c)(3) public charity established for the sole purpose of giving aid and financial assistance to Stein Mart employees and their families, nationwide, who suffer hardships or financial setbacks due to events that disrupt their lives.

To learn more about SMFSF, contact Stein Mart's Human Resources department.