|Store Name Burkhartzmeyer Shoes
Specializing in feet- not just shoes!Business Type Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
NAICS Code 448
Location 128 Central Avenue, Faribault, MN 55021
Nearby Businesses Vohs Floor Store, Faribault Art Center, Bernies Grill
Owner/Manager Brian and Bruce Burkhartzmeyer
Special Store Activities Foot health week with free foot screenings done using computer analysis, and education by certified professionals.
Year Opened 1949
Phone (507) 334-7774
Community Profile Faribault has a population of roughly 21,000 and is located 50 miles south of the Twin Cities. It is often regarded as one of the most historic communities in Minnesota and is recently undergoing a large re-development effort. The historic commercial block is listed on the national register of historic places
Products Sold & Niche Developed
Burkhartzmeyer Shoes prides itself with an understanding of and care about – feet. They have two certified Pedorthists on staff to assist customers find the perfect shoe based upon individual foot needs and they carry a wide range of foot accessories and shoe sizes that customers are not likely to find anywhere else. Strong knowledge of feet and wonderful customer service compliment their large selection: the store carries the largest shoe selection for men, women and children in all of southern Minnesota.
Market Segments Served
Burkhartzmeyer Shoes attracts a wide range of clientele, many of whom have been loyal customers for over twenty years! Because the family-owned business strives so hard to provide quality shoe and foot care, they attract customers from up to 50 miles away. Regular physician referrals has helped the business expand.
Contributions to the Business Community
Burkhartzmeyer Shoes has been a stable part of Faribault since 1949 as a locally run family operated business. Because they draw clientele from other communities, their business adds customers to the local economy. Often, customers at Burkhartzmeyer Shoes ask where a nice lunch or a ladies dress shop can be found nearby. Recently, as part of a city-wide effort, Burkhartzmeyer Shoes renovated their business to its original ‘turn-of–the-century’ look which added to the beautification of the downtown.