Shoe Dept. Encore to open at Westdale in Cedar Rapids

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Frew Development Group announced today that Shoe Dept. Encore has leased a 10,000-square-foot space at Westdale Mall.

The retail chain is the largest format store of the brands owned by Shoe Show Inc., and offers a variety of shoes and accessories for men, women and children.

Shoe Dept. Encore will be located on the first level of the former Von Maur building in the center of the Westdale development, between the newly created entrances to Younkers and JCPenney. It will join Ross Dress for Less, PetSmart and Burlington at the development when it opens later this year.

"Shoe Dept. Encore offers shoppers many of the most popular name brands in footwear and is the perfect addition to the expanding retailer lineup at Westdale Mall," Lisa Rowe, vice president of retail for Frew Development and general manager of Westdale, stated in a press release.

Shoe Show Inc., founded in 1960, operates Shoe Dept., Shoe Dept. Encore, Shoe Show, Shoe Show Mega Store and Burlington Shoes stores. The North Carolina-based company has 1,152 locations in 44 states.

Frew Development Group is a private real estate development company based in Denver.

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