Famous Footwear store going in Algiers Plaza

Famous Footwear is opening a 6,000-square-foot store Wednesday in Algiers Plaza at 3038 Holiday Drive — its third location in the New Orleans market.

Famous Footwear features brand-name merchandise for women, men and children. It has more than 1,100 stores nationwide as well as an e-commerce site, Famous.com. Its more than 100 brands include Nike, Vans, Converse, Sperry, Skechers, Naturalizer, Steve Madden, Madden Girl, Franco Sarto, Adidas, New Balance, Roxy, Circus by Sam Edelman and Carlos by Carlos Santana.

The chain is operated by Brown Shoe Co., a $2.6 billion global footwear company that also operates Naturalizer retail stores.

Clinicate offers clinical file-sharing services

Clinicate, based in the New Orleans BioInnovation Center’s business incubator, has launched a clinical file-sharing platform designed to promote clinical education and awareness.

Clinicians can share knowledge and medical instructions through the Clinicate Web and mobile applications. Any file, image or video can be uploaded, shared, received and forwarded to health care providers, patients and their caregivers. The digital health platform is available on the Web and on iOS and Android mobile devices.

The service debuted in New York City at The Open Forum 2014, an annual event for ear, nose and throat specialists and other providers.