The Walking Company Opens Comfort Footwear Flagship On Madison Avenue

June 23, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
SANTA BARBARA, California The Walking Company, the world's largest specialty retailer of comfort footwear, has opened its flagship location at 551 Madison Avenue to a warm welcome by New York City consumers. The new location features a modern store design, the most advanced digital foot analysis system, and an unparalleled selection of the best comfort footwear from around the world.

The Madison Avenue location, which opened on March 27, features the world's largest selection of comfort footwear from more than 40 premium brands including exclusive product lines and styles from brands like ECCO, Dansko, UGG Australia, Pikolinos, Earth, BeautiFeel and MBT. In addition, the Madison Avenue Flagship is equipped with multiple comfort technology stations that provide state of the art digital foot analysis. This revolutionary technology can measure foot size, arch height, width and pressure distribution down to the millimeter. Each comfort technology station also links customers to over one million pairs of premium comfort shoes ensuring that every customer receives the perfect shoe, fit perfectly to their individual needs.

"New York City is the heart of footwear in the United States and we have long anticipated bringing The Walking Company to Madison Avenue," said Lee Cox, senior vice president of retail at The Walking Company. "This location showcases the best selection of premium comfort footwear complemented by the most technologically advanced customer service, foot sizing and scanning capabilities in the comfort footwear industry."

All of the footwear sold at The Walking Company comes with the company's promise of authentic comfort, guaranteeing every product is made with the highest quality materials and unsurpassed craftsmanship to provide optimal comfort.

About The Walking Company
The Walking Company, Inc. is the worlds largest specialty retailer of high quality comfort shoes and accessories and is dedicated to bringing customers the best brands from around the world, featuring premium brands such as ECCO, MBT, Dansko, and UGG Australia among many others. The Walking Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walking Company Holdings (NASDAQ: WALK), sells its products through over 200 stores in premium malls across the country as well as The Walking Company catalog and Web site. More information is available at