Frontrunner Footwear is Prince Albert’s Best Shoe Store and Best Locally Owned Store; they provide quality footwear for the whole family.
Shoe addicts will agree that Frontrunner Footwear is the best place to find quality footwear with great service and perhaps a new handbag to match. At Frontrunner Footwear they guarantee friendly personalized service. What ever your shoe needs whether it is orthotics, a new pair of shoes for a wedding or special event, or just that extra help and attention to ensure you walk out with the best fit possible the staff at Frontrunner Footwear are always available to help. Owner Debbi Kellett said her and her staff take pride in their customer service skills and try their best to make sure each customer that enters the store leaves with a smile. She said she hopes it was their devotion to customer service that influenced BOBS voters to nominate Frontrunner Footwear in both categories.
“We try everyday to make sure every customer that walks through that door feels appreciated, we know that they have choices and they can go anywhere,” she said.
“We try to remember every time that door opens that, that person is doing us a favour by coming here,” she added.
Kellett comes from a strong business background and attributes her success as a store owner to being raised in a family business. She says that her father is a great mentor for her and taught her the importance of providing good customer service.
“Through training I’ve learned there is no bad employee, only bad trainers. I take it upon myself to ensure I provide the skills my employee’s need to be successful,” said Kellett.
Kellett Also believes that having long-term staff helps her business to run successfully. She said that is important that she is able to provide customers with staff that recognize them and know how to cater to their individual needs whether it be needing a heel to match an outfit or a shoe that will fit their orthotics. The staff at Frontrunner, are knowledgeable and are often given the opportunity to provide their input on what styles they should carry for the upcoming year. Frontrunner Footwear strives to provide their customers with the newest styles and trends in footwear while maintaining a small town customer service feel.
Shoe lovers can follow Frontrunner Footwear on Facebook, there they can find out about any special sales currently taking place within the store. So far the store’s Facebook page has approximately 14,000 likes and some very positive reviews:
“Awesome service!! With a great selection. A shoe addicts dream store.” – Robin Jensen
“The only place to buy fab shoes and purses!” – Amy Jo Nilson
“Great service awesome selection! Quality!!” – Amanda Snell
Shoes are not the only thing that can be found at Frontrunner footwear the store also features a variety of women’s accessories including purses and scarves. Annual sales that take place at Frontrunner Footwear include a tent sale in mid August and a blow out sale in January.
Frontrunner Footwear has been in business for 10 years and is located at 650, 13th St. E. Owner Debbi Kellett and her staff look forward to continuing to serve the Prince Albert community one customer at a time.
“We are very happy to be in business in Prince Albert, serving the community and we are very proud that the people had voted us to be a winner for the BOBS,” said Kellett.
Popular brands that can be purchased at Frontrunner Footwear right now include: Skechers, Cushe, Cat, Chinese Laundry, Taos, Naot, Teva, Aravon, Cobb Hill, Dunham, Born, Sofft, Timberland, Bates, Kamik, Marc Fisher, Aerosoles, and Hush Puppies.
Some recently added brands that are new to the store this year include: Sorel, Joya, Michael Kors, and Miz Mooz.
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