These excerpts taken from the FL 10-K filed Mar 30, 2009.
Consent of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The Board of Directors of
We consent to the incorporation by reference in the following registration statements of Foot Locker, Inc. and subsidiaries of our reports dated March 30, 2009, with respect to the consolidated balance sheets of Foot Locker, Inc. as of January 31, 2009 and February 2, 2008, and the related statements of operations, comprehensive income, shareholders equity, and cash flows for each of the years in the three-year period ended January 31, 2009, and the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting as of January 31, 2009, which reports appears in the January 31, 2009 Annual Report on Form 10-K of Foot Locker, Inc. and subsidiaries.
Our report on the consolidated financial statements refers to the adoption of Statement of Financial Accounting Standards No. 157, Fair Value Measurements, and Statement of Financial Accounting Standards Interpretation No. 48, Accounting for Uncertainty in Income Taxes.
Our report dated March 30, 2009 on the effectiveness of the Companys internal control over financial reporting as of January 31, 2009 expresses our opinion that the Company did not maintain effective internal control over financial reporting because of the effect of a material weakness on the achievement of the objectives of the control criteria and contains an explanatory paragraph that states a material weakness related to income taxes has been identified and included in managements assessment.
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