Shoe Sensation prepares to open for business

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Shoe Sensation, a regional chain of name brand family shoes stores, will hold a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony in Marion on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 10 a.m. with the McDowell Chamber of Commerce. The ribbon-cutting will take place at the new store in the McDowell Square Shopping Center, located at 364 U.S. 70 West, Suite 3.

The new Shoe Sensation store for Marion is almost ready to open.

Shoe Sensation, a regional chain of name brand family shoes stores, will hold a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony in Marion on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 10 a.m. with the McDowell Chamber of Commerce. The ribbon-cutting will take place at the new store in the McDowell Square Shopping Center, located at 364 U.S. 70 West, Suite 3, according to a news release.

“Everyone at Shoe Sensation is excited about the opportunity to serve the community of Marion,” said Sue Vousden, community outreach coordinator. “We look forward to assisting our customers with their footwear needs as well as becoming an active part of the community.”

At this time, the managers of the new store are looking to hire new employees.

Over the course of the weekend after the ribbon-cutting, customers will have plenty of chances to win prizes as part of the celebration.

On the opening day, customers can enjoy 30% off their entire purchases from 9-11 a.m. On Thursday, Oct. 10, customers will have three chances to win a free pair of shoes. On Friday, Oct. 11, shoppers will also be able to register to win free shoes for an entire year. And from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., you can enjoy 30% off your entire purchase on that day. On Saturday, Oct. 12, the first 100 customers will receive a mystery goody bag with changes to win Shoe Sensation gifts cards up to $100. Customers will also be able to register to win a $50 or $100 shopping spree (three winners total) on Saturday, Oct. 12. Lastly, on Sunday, Oct. 13, the shoppers will be able to register to win the free pair of shoes for their entire immediate family, according to a news release.

Shoe Sensation will showcase more than 10,000 pairs of first run shoes as well as a large assortment of fashion accessories and shoe care products. National brands such as Under Armour, Nike, Clarks, Skechers, and many others will be conveniently available for the whole family. The store will carry a large selection of men’s, women’s, children’s, and athletic footwear in a better-branded merchandise mix, according to a news release.

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