Famous Footwear’s Bedford store to host grand opening on Saturday
Friday, September 27, 2013
Famous Footwear opened a new store in Bedford last week and will host a grand opening celebration on Saturday, Sept. 28 at 85 S. River Road.
This marks the company’s 30th location in the Boston market. The 4,960 square-foot store opened Sept. 18 and is located in the Bedford Mall.
Famous Footwear has teamed up with The Cabinet Press to give away two $25 gift cards as part of the opening celebration. Readers have until 5 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 25, to send in a photo of their cruddiest pair of shoes as part of the giveaway contest. Submit entries on The Cabinet’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/cabinetpress or to Editor Erin Place at firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your name, town or city you reside in and contact information.
Staff at The Cabinet Press will pick the two “best” beat up pairs of shoes, which will be announced the morning of Thursday, Sept. 26. Gift cards will be mailed to the winners.
“Our decision to open a new store in Bedford was based on a recognized consumer need, and we look forward to delivering a great footwear shopping destination,” said Rick Ausick, president of Famous Footwear.
To celebrate the opening in Bedford, Famous Footwear is hosting an all-day grand opening event Saturday, Sept. 28 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Shoppers are invited to experience fun activities including a Shoe Crazy shopping spree where one lucky winner will get 30 seconds to run through the aisles and grab as many free pairs of shoes as possible; hourly drawings to win a complimentary pair of shoes; an appearance from popular, local radio station, WZID 95.7, giving shoppers the chance to meet some of their favorite radio personalities; and a live DJ.
“We strive to deliver easy victories to families who are looking for brand names at affordable prices,” Ausick said. “Our in-store experience will prove you don’t have to compromise style or amazing customer service when shopping for a bargain.”
Famous Footwear is a leading, easy-to-shop footwear destination, featuring merchandise for women, men and children, making it a one-stop-shop for the entire family. Shoppers can access Famous Footwear’s loyalty rewards program and vast style selection in-store to meet their family’s footwear needs.
Famous Footwear has more than 1,000 stores nationwide, as well as e-commerce site Famous.com.
The chain offers consumers more than 100 nationally recognized brands through its retail stores and website, including Nike, Skechers, Naturalizer, Puma, Steve Madden, Converse, New Balance, DC, Rocket Dog and Carlos by Carlos Santana, and features a broad assortment of fitness footwear from brands like Reebok, Avia and Ryka. Famous Footwear is also a proud national partner of the March of Dimes.