The board of directors of Genesco Inc. (NYSE: GCO) has declared dividends on the various classes of its preferred stock for the quarter ending October 28, 2000, payable on October 30, 2000, to holders of record on October 13, 2000. The rates are as follows: Subordinated serial preferred stock: Series 1 $0.575 per share Series 3 $1.1875 per share Series 4 $1.1875 per shareSubordinated cumulative preferred stock: $0.375 per share Genesco, based in Nashville, sells footwear and accessories in more than 765 retail stores in the US, principally under the names Journeys, Johnston & Murphy and Jarman, and on Internet websites