Trade secrets

  • How common is my shoe size?

    It is said that peoples feet are getting bigger. Well here is some hard data. This information has been taken from the first 2 months of the season...
  • Shouldn't all shoes be waterproof?

    We all know how the weather can change so getting caught out in the rain some of the time is inevitable.  So why would a manufacturer produce footw...
  • 5 levels of waterproof

    A common question we are asked in the store is: "Are these shoes waterproof?" So here is our answer. We grade our shoes into 5 levels of water resi...
  • Bring in a pair of old shoes and receive a £5 discount off a new pair.

    Turn that old pair of shoes into a pair you can actually wear! Old shoes will be recycled and proceeds go to the variety club charity. Limited to o...
  • What is a reasonable price?

    The busiest week of the year! Queues are long at shoe shops in Stockport and we would like to hear from parents and families what they think is a r...
  • Why do shops call a size 8 a size 41?

    Have you ever been into a store and asked for a size 8 only to be given a European size 41 to try on? Shoe sizing isn't exactly a science but some shoe size conversion charts are almost a full size out by the time they reach the upper end of the scale and here's why...