Solestruck

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Solestruck is an American e-commerce company based in Portland, Oregon. Founded in 2004, the company sells shoes from over 70 brands,[1] including Jeffrey Campbell, ALL CAPS, Matiko, United Nude, Senso, and other designer brands. The Solestruck site is popular with a mainly female, fashion-conscious audience.[2]

History

The company was founded in 2004 and in December 2007, Solestruck launched a campaign to encourage customers to "give the gift of shoes". Including donation forms with each order and also offering them online, the company offered customers a 5% discount for each pair of shoes donated, up to 15% total.[3] Benefiting charities included the National Relief Charities and Soles4Souls. In 2009, the company opened a what was to be a temporary brick and mortar store in Portland, Oregon, its first physical retail store.[1] The company decided to keep the location open longer in March 2010.[4]

Solestruck opened their flagship retail store in SW Portland in October, 2011. The Grand Opening celebration was previewed and reviewed in the Portland Mercury, a weekly news, arts, and entertainment publication in Portland, Oregon.

Operations

Company's former warehouse in Wilsonville, Oregon

Template:Expand section The Oregon based company's warehouse is located in Tigard in the Portland metropolitan area.[1]

In the news

  • Solestruck's Flagship store grand opening was featured in the Portland Mercury in October 2011.[5]
  • Solestruck was featured in Portland Picks, a weekly online newsletter offering opinions and recommendations of Oregon businesses, on 16 June 2006.[6]
  • Solestruck was featured as one of Lucky Magazine's "Web Shopping Picks of the Week" for the week of October 9–15.[7]

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