Payless ShoeSource promises to find you great prices on footwear of all different kinds.
All about Payless
Payless, also called Payless ShoeSource, is a discount retailer that specializes in all kinds of footwear, although you can find other types of products there like handbags and socks. They sell shoes for men, women, and children, so you can go shopping there for your whole family at the same time. They have nearly 4,500 locations across the United States!
You can sometimes get even lower prices on Payless shoes if you check out their latest deals on Tiendeo.us or on their official website. For instance, they offer free shipping on purchases over $25, as well as free returns. If you sign up for the Payless newsletter, you'll get e-mails with special offers and discounts just for subscribers. You can also shop the "Sale and Clearance" section on their website." However you choose to do it, you'll definitely be able to find great shoes at a great price!
The history of Payless
Payless ShoeSource has its roots in a company called Volume Shoe from the early 1960s, which bought out the Hill Brothers Shoe Company and turned their stores into Payless shops.
In 1979, they were acquiered by May Department Stores, which kept it unil 1996, when it was sold to shareholders. Their name officially became Payless ShoeSource in 1991.
Payless.com was launched in 1999, and the stores began selling shoes online then.
Today, there are locations in the United States, the Caribbean, Australia, Asia, and the Middle East.
Fashion website WhoWhatWear collected bizarre facts about Payless Shoes
Fashion wbsite WhoWhatWear often talks about exclusive designer collections, but they also did a fun piece that featured some "truly bizarre facts" that shoppers probably don't know about shoes in general - including some of the styles sold at Payless.
Here are a few of the ones they uncovered:
Sneakers are called sneakers because you can sneak around in them without making noise. This dates back to the late 1800s!
It was actually men, not women, who wore heels first.
The average U.S. woman has 19 pairs of shoes.
Dororthy's ruby red slippers from The Wizard of Oz are the most expensive shoes ever. They sold for $660,000.
Right and left footed shoes didn't exist until somebody in Philadelphia came up with them.
If you dream about shoes, it's said to represent how you approach life.
To check out the rest of the shoe-related facts, head on over the article! Now you'll know some fun stuff next time you go shopping at your local Payless location for shoes.