We've read a bunch about stores closing at the Apache Mall, so it is nice to again find out about a new store getting ready to open at the mall. When I heard from the new owners of the Apache Mall (click HERE for the whole story), they included a little tidbit about a new shoe store that'll be open by the holidays. According to Lindsay Kahn, Senior Manager of Public Relations | Marketing Retail...

A new Shoe Dept. Encore will be opening before the holidays right near our Macy’s.

I didn't know a thing about Shoe Dept. Encore, so I did some checking.

Shoe Show, Inc. is a...footwear retailer based in Concord, North Carolina. It operates shoe stores throughout the United States under the brands Shoe Show, The Shoe Dept., The Shoe Dept. Encore, Shoebilee! and Burlington Shoes, and Shoe Show Mega (wiki).

We're getting The Shoe Dept. Encore, but I wish we were getting a Shoebilee! That would be so much fun to say in a commercial. It's the greatest show store name since ShoeBulation (which I thought I just made up but is a real shoe store here).

Nope, check that. Shoebilee! would be awesome to say, but The Shoe Dept. Encore stores are way bigger than the others in the company.


  • What: The Shoe Dept. Encore is coming to the Apache Mall
  • Open Date: Before the holidays.
  • Where: Near Macy's

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