[LMB] OT: lasts & shoes, was Gene cleaning in real life

Harvey Fishman fishman at panix.com
Thu Nov 16 16:30:03 GMT 2017


On Thu, 16 Nov 2017, baur baur wrote:

>>     On Nov 13, 2017, at 07:22 AM, Harvey Fishman <fishman at panix.com> wrote:
>>
>>     In the United States there USED TO BE a chain of shoe stores called Dr.
>> Scholl's
>>     that did that sort of thing. They would easily sell you a pair of shoes of
>>     different sizes and could do custom measuring and manufacture. But upon
>> the
>>     death of the original doctor in 1968, the brand was sold to a series of
>> drug
>>     companies, the stores were closed, and the brand was reduced to selling
>> only
>>     shoe accessories.
>>
>
> https://www.scholl-shoes.com/gb_en/
>
> still exists ..
>
>
> Servus
>
> markus

That is not the same thing at all. It is a brand of retail women's shoes
sold in the United Kingdom licensing the name from the drug company that
owns it. As far as I can tell the shoes are merchandised through other
stores and offer no custom services.

Harvey

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