The chain adds more than 30,000 square feet in three new stores
San Juan, PRó Shoe Carnival in Puerto Rico continues to expand with the opening of three stores in November. The Shoe Carnival stores are located in Plaza Caparra in Guaynabo, Las Catalinas Mall in Caguas and Plaza Fajardo. With these openings they now total seven establishments that offer a different experience from purchase to the Puerto Rican family.
Each store will range in size between approximately 9,000 to 11,000 square feet and employ between 80 to 90 full and part time associates covering all three stores. TDS Construction of Florida was in charge of overseeing all construction details working with the following local companies: New Lights Mercadoís Electric Inc., A S Caribe Drywall, Cruz Air Conditioning, Fire Safe, Inc., SP Systems Corp, D L Storm, Demís Construction Corp., AGG Contractors, Caribe Plumbing and Visotek.
"With these three openings we continue to demonstrate our commitment to Puerto Rico and our support for the local economy. We already celebrated a year here in the island, and during this time we have been able to prove that Shoe Carnival is a good fit in the Puerto Rico market for retail sales. We started with two stores and we're now going to have seven", said Todd Beurman, senior vice president of marketing for Shoe Carnival.
The entertaining format of the stores offers daily discounts, games and information about the available products through the participation of a "mic person" who in turn encourages visitors and customers. During the official opening this Saturday, November 9, consumers will have the opportunity to participate to win free shoes for a year, $500 in cash and $100 "shopping sprees". On Sunday, November 10, the first 100 people will receive free shopping bags and the opportunity to win $100 "shopping sprees".
Shoe Carnival stores continue to offer the public a variety of affordable styles in athletic and casual footwear, boots and accessories for the entire family as well as entertaining buying format. Top brands include Nike, Adidas, Puma, Crocs, Skechers, Rocketdog, Asics, Fila, Sperry, GBX, Converse, Makers, Reebok, Clarks, New Balance, Florsheim, and Madden, among others.
"With its innovative concept, variety and affordable prices, Shoe Carnival has managed to thrive in the Puerto Rican market, creating stability and earning the trust of consumers. Shoe Carnivalís innovative program offers a broad selection of shoes for the family in a relaxed and fun environment", added Beurman.
The solidity and growth plans of Shoe Carnival on the island are firm. In addition to these three stores, the company plans to continue expanding and expect to have about 12 stores in Puerto Rico within two to three years.
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About Shoe Carnival
Shoe Carnival, Inc. is one of the nationís largest family footwear retailers, providing the convenience of shopping at over 372 stores in 32 states and Puerto Rico as well as online. We offer customers a completely unique and fun shopping experience with a broad assortment of moderately priced dress, casual and athletic footwear for the whole family with emphasis on national and regional name brands. For a full list of store locations and brands, visit www.facebook.com/ShoeCarnivalPR.