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Business as un-Usual

by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020 |

by Neal Lebar (President of ICS Shoes) I'm in shock, along with most people in the world. I lost my home and business to Hurricane Andrew, 26 years ago, but this is so different. After that catastrophe, I learned one important lesson, this too will pass. You know the saying, "when life gives you lemons, make lemonade"... So, I started to think of the Positive things that will come from this "pause". I welcome any additions to this list: * Stay in close contact with my family * Take a deep...

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The Myths of Widths

by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020 |

by Neal Lebar (President of ICS Shoes) Today, we received a call from a women who said, "my husband needs the widest shoe you have". We asked, "what shoe is he now wearing?". We were told, "New Balance with a 4E width and it's too tight on his big bunion". After measuring the man's feet, our Fitting Specialist recommended an Apis 728-E, 10E width shoe. That might seem like a huge difference but, there are many factors to consider. You've probably experienced trying on the same size shoes and...

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Everyone Has a Story

by | Monday, March 2, 2020 |

by Neal Lebar (President of ICS Shoes) I'm always elated to receive a testimonial from a customer, since we don't hound them for Feedback. I'm amazed they've taken the time to write and thank us for going above and beyond. We pride ourselves in "doing whatever it takes" to help people with several ways to communicate with us. Today, many people are using their smart phones to browse our site and communicate via voice, email and text. Some people will text or email pictures to show us the...

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The Challenge of Buying Shoes Online

by | Tuesday, February 25, 2020 |

by Neal Lebar (President of ICS Shoes) Have you ever bought shoes online, only to have to return them? I recently bought 2 pairs of tennis shoes and neither of them fit. I wear a size 10, Medium or Wide, depending upon the manufacturer. Even though I know my size, I still have a problem getting it right the first time. The first question our Fitting Specialist's asks is, what is your shoe size? We get answers like; "I haven't measured my feet since I was 12, I think it's a 10, or I have no...

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