December 02, 2010 // Franchising.com // ATLANTA – North America's "Free Your Toes" retailer invites consumers to "Warm Their Toes™" this holiday season with trendy closed-toe styles from the World's leading flip flop and sandal brands.
Flip Flop Shops, North America's first retail chain exclusive to the hottest brands and latest styles of flip flops and sandals is expanding its footwear lines to include hanging footwear from brands such as REEF, VANS, and Sanuk. The Fall/Holiday styles also include big name boot brands such as Ugg and däv rain boots, among others in select shops throughout the United States and Canada.
"Just because it's cold outside, doesn't mean you have to kick your 'Free Your Toes' lifestyle to the curb," said Brian Curin (Size 10), the President of Flip Flop Shops. "We have everything from Uggs, to Sanuk Sidewalk Surfers in "chill" styles, and Reef's new Coastal Cruiser line, which gives consumers the opportunity to wear sandals on their feet but still keep their toes warm and cozy."
Consumers shopping at cold weather locations can take their pick of various warm and fuzzy slip-ons, soft and cozy boots and femmed-out surfside kicks. In addition to warm, closed-toe styles, select Flip Flop Shops locations are currently offering däv rain boots to keep toes dry during rainy days.
"No matter the weather, no matter the season, we can guarantee that you will always find the perfect footwear at Flip Flop Shops for your casual, laid back lifestyle," added Darin Kraetsch (Size 10), the CEO of Flip Flop Shops.
Bursting onto the retail scene in 2004, Flip Flop Shops quickly became North America's first retail chain exclusive to the hottest brands and latest styles of flip flops and sandals from such leading brands as REEF, Sanuk, Flojos, VANS, havaianas, OluKai, Cobian and O'NEILL, among others. Their mission: to provide the opportunity for anyone, in any climate, to
"Live…Work …Play With Their Toes Exposed®" while wearing the freedom of flip flops on their feet.
Today, Flip Flop Shops has locations operating throughout North America, including Canada and Hawaii, as well as the Caribbean and Guam.
For more information on "Warm Your Toes™" options or to find your nearest Flip Flop Shops location, visit www.flipflopshops.com.
Founded in 2004, Flip Flop Shops is North America's first retail chain exclusive to the hottest brands and latest styles of flip flops and sandals from big names such as REEF, Sanuk, Flojos, VANS, havaianas, OluKai, Cobian, and O'NEILL. The recipient of the International Council of Shopping Centers' prestigious "Hot Retailer Award," Flip Flop Shops began franchising in January 2008. Flip Flop Shops is an Environmentally Responsible Retailer™ and encourages the nation to Free Their Toes®. The executive team boasts more than 50 years of franchise experience building and growing some of the world's fastest-growing franchise concepts, category leaders and some of the World's most well-known brands, including Cold Stone Creamery, Moe's Southwest Grill and Nike. With more than 30 shops currently operating and 50-plus in development, the company plans to open 236 shops by 2013. For more franchise opportunity information, visit www.flipflopshops.com.