Saf-Gard Safety Shoe Company to Open Retail Store in Hickory, NC

HICKORY, N.C. - Dec. 19, 2019 - PRLog -- Saf-Gard Safety Shoe Company, a leading supplier of safety footwear, is proud to announce the opening of its newest retail location at 2571 US Highway 70 South East.

The store opening is part of a larger effort to update the look and feel of all Saf-Gard retail locations - led by VP and Co-Owner, Jeff Kubis, and Corporate Director of Marketing, Sheri Fording.

"The new design of the Saf-Gard retail stores is a collective effort from upper management and the marketing team to unify and update the brand. We want to firmly establish the stores in the minds of the consumer as the go-to place for safety shoes." Sheri Fording, Corporate Director of Marketing for Saf-Gard and SR Max stated.

Territory Sales Manager, Tyler Parr is one of many excited for the new brick and mortar location, stating, "We're extremely thrilled to be opening a store in Hickory, NC. The addition of a brick & mortar retail store should help all current customers, and allow us to plant our roots for years to come." Parr added that the store addition presents another option for Saf-Gard's multi-channel approach which includes shoemobiles, custom websites, kiosks, and retail outlets.

In addition to partnering with brands such as HYTEST, Wolverine, Timberland PRO, SKECHERS Work, Reebok, and KEEN, Saf-Gard makes its brand of slip-resistant footwear called SR Max. Several of these well-known brands feature the SR Max MaxTrax® outsole, combining a great mix of great slip-resistance and fashion. "We are looking forward to having customers visit and check out our exclusive style options!" Parr added.

Chad Rankin, Vice President of Sales for the Southeast  added, "We are excited to give our current shoemobile customers another convenient way to purchase their safety footwear."

Vice President and Co-owner, Jeff Kubis offered the following closing statement: "We are excited to provide our Hickory customers with a friendly, customer-focused shopping experience where they will be measured and fitted for the best safety shoe brands available."

The Hickory store is located in the Shoppes at Hickory and will open in January 2020. To learn more about the style selections, store hours, and brands Saf-Gard carries, please visit

About Saf-Gard Safety Shoe Company:

Saf-Gard Safety Shoe Company provides high-quality safety footwear and products to both B2B and B2C customers. Saf-Gard offers corporate programs that can be tailored to any company, large or small. Saf-Gard provides a multi-channel approach to service with websites, shoemobiles (a store on wheels), and retail locations. Saf-Gard proudly carries safety and slip-resistant shoes from top brands, including Wolverine, HYTEST, Timberland PRO, Keen, SR Max and more!

Sheri Fording

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