Tag: Shoe

Sear’s Shoe Store in Fort Oglethorpe closing after 54 years of operation

The Chattanooga area’s oldest operating shoe store is preparing to close by this summer.

Jerry Sear, who has worked most of his 79 years at his Sear’s Shoe Store in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, is lacing up his inventory of thousands of shoes this spring and calling it quits, ending 81 years of retailing in the area by Sear and his father.

Sear shut down his Lafayette Road store in Fort Oglethorpe for three days this week to begin preparing a final liquidation sale that begins on Thursday as he readies to finally retire and head south.

Sear, who turns 80

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Skip’s Kicks shoe store hopes to leave a footprint on Clear Lake | Local

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Jo said she’s trying to keep the work she’s doing, with help from

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‘Just getting started’: Arciuolo’s family shoe store marks a century in Milford

MILFORD — After a century in business, Arciuolo’s Shoes continues to innovate.

“There’s a lot of tradition that goes into a business like ours but there’s also got to be constant updates as well,” said Matthew Joseph Arciuolo II. “The reason why we are still here and a lot of stores similar to us aren’t, is that we will keep our head on a swivel. We are constantly staying on top of what people are buying and making sure that we are as convenient and helpful as possible.”

Arciuolo’s is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. In addition to being

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Shoe Carnival Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2020 Financial Results

EVANSVILLE, Ind.–()–Shoe Carnival, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCVL) (the “Company”), a leading retailer of moderately priced footwear and accessories, today reported results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 30, 2021.

Fourth Quarter 2020 Highlights

  • Record fourth quarter net sales of $253.9 million
  • Fourth quarter net income increased 114 percent year-over-year
  • Record fourth quarter diluted net income per share of $0.52
  • Cash and cash equivalents were $106.5 million with no outstanding debt as of January 30, 2021
  • Comparable store sales increased 6.4 percent for the quarter, on top of a 3.2 percent comparable store sales increase in
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DSW planning to close 65 of its shoe stores

Another big retailer is shutting down some stores, because of the pandemic.

DSW shoe stores parent company Designer Brands Inc. is planning to close 65 of its stores soon. That’s around 13 percent of its retail locations around the country.

DSW says sales have dropped more than 34 percent during the pandemic, selling nearly $2.2 billion in footware. That led to a $489 million net loss, according to reports.

Columbus Business First reports 24 of the DSW store closings will happen this year with another 41 that will be shut down over the next 4 years.

“Until (customers) come back

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