SAS Shoemakers

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San Antonio Shoemakers
Type Privately held company
Industry Shoes
Founded San Antonio, Texas, USA (1976 (1976))
Founder(s) Terry Armstrong[1]
Lew Hayden[2]
Headquarters 1717 SAS Drive, San Antonio, Texas, USA 78224
Products Shoes, Purses
Website SASshoes.com

San Antonio Shoemakers (SAS) is an American shoe manufacturer that was founded in 1976 in San Antonio, Texas. The company specializes in handcrafted men's shoes, women's shoes, and handbags. They are a family-owned company which manufactures their shoes in Texas, United States of America.

Products and availability[edit]

The company does not directly sell shoes over the Internet, rather they can be purchased at retail stores throughout Texas and the rest of the United States. One of their specialties is comfort shoes for seniors and other individuals with foot, ankle and lower leg problems.[3] SAS's primary competitors in the comfort shoe market are: Bostonian, Clarks, Stride Rite and New Balance.[4]

The SAS Shoe Factory and General Store, located on the South Side of San Antonio near the intersection of SW Military Drive and S. Zarzamora Street, offers a factory tour.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Obituary: SAS Shoes was the perfect fit for Armstrong". San Antonio Express-News. November 12, 2007. Retrieved October 11, 2009. 
  2. ^ "San Antonio Shoes - Our Heritage". SAS Shoemakers. Retrieved October 11, 2009. 
  3. ^ George Breithaupt (October 9, 2009). "National shoe store coming to Mount Vernon". Mount Vernon News. Retrieved October 11, 2009. 
  4. ^ Mike D. Lammi (February 17, 2009). "Fitting milestone: Shotwell family has owned Miller Shoe Parlor in Jackson for 50 years". mlive.com. Retrieved October 11, 2009. 
  5. ^ "SAS Shoe Factory and General Store Factory Tour". FactoryToursUSA.com. Retrieved October 11, 2009. 

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