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Park Shoe Repair fills a niche

New owners add cowboy boots and more

From the November, 2009 issue

When Kay Kendall retired last year, she sold her shoe repair shop on North Fourth Avenue to Todd Roberts and Duane Thomas. We don't cover service businesses in this column, so we didn't write about it. But now we can: Roberts and Thomas have expanded Park Shoe Repair into retail by selling women's boots, mainly mid-priced cowboy boots (around $150); a selection of men's shoes, mainly brands like Aetrex and Pedors that accommodate orthotics; and inexpensive and functional purses and belts. (The shop also has a large selection of

 
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