Stride Rite began life as the ‘Green Shoe Manufacturing Co.’ it was established by Jacob Slosberg and Philip Green in 1919 in Boston Massachusetts. In 1933 the company became Stride Rite after purchasing the trademark name from a Green Shoe salesman. During WWII Stride Rite fulfilled its patriotic duty by working to develop and produce a nurse’s field boot in collaboration with the U.S. Army.
In 1940 the popularity of Stride Rite was boosted after the benefits of its shoes were extoled by the ‘Journal of the American Medical Association’. 1945-1950 was a golden period for Stride Rite, they were able to offer children’s shoes in a variety of widths and their popularity meant that employment quadrupled while production increased by five times the original amount.
In 1971 Stride Rite shows its commitment to staff by building the first on-site corporate day care center in America. In 1986, to improve employee health they banned smoking in all Stride Rite workplaces.
What can I buy from Stride Rite?
Over the years since its establishment Stride Rite has expanded its own range of children’s shoes, and has absorbed the styles of many other companies that it has merged with. Every conceivable style of child’s shoe is available, and all of these brands are represented: Crocs, Hush Puppies, Kamik, Keds, Merrell, Nina, Salt-Water, Saucony, Sketchers, Sperry and Western Chief. When shopping with Stride Rite these brands can be purchased with discounts gained from a Start Rite coupon.
Children love character clothing, and Stride Rite has shoes with all their favourite characters on; Frozen, Spider-Man, Disney Princesses, Marvel, Star Wars, Avengers, Sesame Street and My Little Pony.
Accessories - Stride Rite carry all of the accessories you would expect from a shoe retailer and more. They stock; socks, rain gear, tights, hair, jewelry and slippers
There are a huge range of shoe styles available from Stride Rite; Sandals, sneakers, dress, casuals, rain boots, boots, pre-walkers, slippers, Mary Janes, easy on & off and wide widths. All of these styles are guaranteed to support your Child’s developing feet, without restricting growth. Stride Rite shoes are among the only shoes in America to be paediatrician approved.
Why Shop with Stride Rite?
Stride Rite are a company that care for its employees, its customers and others. It supports the ‘Soles 4 souls’ campaign. Stride Rite customers can drop off unwanted shoes in Stride Rite stores. These shoes will be sent to under-privileged children, protecting their feet and enabling them to go to school. The generosity of the customers is rewarded with 5% off their new purchase. For extra discounts Stride Rite customers should check for a Stride Rite coupon. These coupons offer great deals and discounts off any order.
Stride Rite also offer a rewards program for its customers. They earn $10 of rewards for every $75 spent. They are invited to exclusive sale days, and bonus offers. They also receive free shipping on their orders.