Footnotes from the Manager – February 2018 Edition

Make your shoe investment last longer!As the new year has started off to a slow start and the weather has been all over the charts. It reminds us that we should revisit some things about shoe care for your shoe investment.Since the weather has been somewhat calm and not much moisture, we sometimes forget to protect our footwear from the elements with a water protector. One can either get one that will just repel moisture or buy one [...]

Footnotes From the Manager – December 2017 Edition

It's been a busy year here at Brown's Shoe Fit Co., HutchinsonSo, we wanted to step back and take a breath and say…..”Thank You” to our present and future customers. If you were not aware of what took place this year I just wanted take a moment and reflect on some the things that took place over the last 11 months.At the end of February we moved out of our present location and into the “old” Hastings location [...]

Shoe of the Month – December 2017 Edition

This Month, we're featuring a Men's brand as our focus.From casual to dress our featured brand, Johnston & Murphy will have your feet covered. When you stop in and take a look at these shoes you will be surprised at where they are going with the brand.J&M has ventured into the casual market over the last couple years and this year they have a proven winner in the shoe, McGuffey. The McGuffey, a sneaker inspired shoe, is [...]

Footnotes from the Manager

Education in the Shoe BusinessRecently I have been asked to speak to small groups in our community about proper footwear to wear, which seems to always bring up the same question in a lot of these settings.  Which is why I thought that I would address it in our monthly newsletter.That question is, “What makes your shoes different than everyone else’s?”  Well, let me answer that here for you. As in any business there is many different types of products [...]

The Shoe Fit & Show Room Experience!

This cool weather season, Brown's is bring you plenty of new experiences.  We have our newly remodeled store, built for a show room experience where we feature all the brands we carry, the newest shoes, accessories & more.  Take a tour of our store and our displays through the video below!As you can see, we're showing ALL of our shoes we carry in store.Come join us for the shoe fit experience, where we meet with you and take the [...]

Our Featured Brand of the Month : Abeo Shoes

This month, we decided to focus on no just one shoe as our shoe of the month, but one of our newest brands. We would like to share with you some of our thoughts on the brand Abeo.It has been around for about 6 years and Brown's Shoe Fit Co. Hutchinson is just one of about 75 stores that offer this brand to our customers as an exclusive brand.  Even in our organization, we are only 1 of 14 stores [...]

Staff Pick of the Month: Mayari Bordeaux

"The Mayari from Birkenstock is my favorite shoe of the season. I like that the style is more feminine than the classic Birkenstock, with thinner crisscross straps. It has a toe loop that makes them feel more secure. The support is incredible, I can work and stand in them all day and my feet never get tired. The footbed comes in a somewhat wider width that fits great for my feet. The cork sole really molds to my foot [...]

How does the cold weather affect YOUR shoes?

In our last post, we gave you some tips and tricks to make running in the winter easier on you – but what about your shoes?When running in the winter, you might notice your body feels stiff, mostly because it’s cold.  Well, the same thing happens to your shoes!  Because of cold temperatures, the insole and midsoles of your shoes will become stiff, and slowly lose that cushioning property they’re supposed to have – over time making running more [...]

Tips and tricks to make running in the winter easier for YOU!

You're a runner.  You run every day religiously, rain or shine.  So we know snow isn't stopping you either.Running in the winter, especially if it snowed the night before, can be dangerous.  You're prone to things such as slipping, or even getting sick:  All things that the addicted runner in you does not want!Here's a few tips to make running in the winter a cool breeze:EXTRA GRIP so you DON'T SLIP!  Find a good pair of trail shoes [...]

New Web Presence, Traditional Methods

At Brown's Shoe Fit Co., our traditional methods of selling and fitting shoes is the core foundation of our business.  We like folks to come in and chat, sit and relax, and look at shoes.  That's the Brown's way.It may have surprised some folks to see Brown's come out with a website that allows you to look at our entire catalog of shoes; all from the convenience of your home.  We did this because we know that more and [...]