A new shoe store is planned to open in Vinton within the next two months.
Shoe Show, which operates stores under the Shoe Show,Shoe Dept., Shoe Dept. Encore and Burlington Shoesnames, is opening a Shoe Show store at Lake Drive Plazawhere Blockbuster Video closed.
Shoe Show, based in Concord, N.C., plans to begin working on the 6,400-square-foot space this week, said Vicki Ayers, a spokeswoman. The company hopes to have the store open in late February or early March if construction goes as planned.
Roger Hypes, director of the company’s real estate division in the Southeast, said Shoe Show has Shoe Dept. and Shoe Dept. Encore stores in the Roanoke and Salem areas, but not a Shoe Show store. The company chose the space on Hardy Road because it is near a Kroger and a Dollar Tree store, which generate a lot of traffic, Hypes said.
The store will carry more than 13,000 pairs of shoes, handbags and accessories.
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