Fred's and shoe repair in the news...

Fred's Shoe Repair in the News


"Retired cobbler still pursues his passion - mending shoes"

Peoria Journal Star (October 2012)


"Brighton Collectibles seeking used shoes to ship to Japan"

Peoria Journal Star (April 2011)


"A Way of Life for over 60 Years"

Ladies First - Central Illinois Edition (April 2011)


Keep Peoria Beautiful Orchid Award

Keep Peoria Beautiful (2010)


"Keep Peoria Beautiful honors Peoria businesses"

Peoria Journal Star (Sept, 2010)


"A Way of Life: Fred's Shoe Repair"

Peoria iBi Magazine (Sept, 2010)

"Cobbler's Thriving Despite Recession" (Anthony's Shoe Repair - San Diego, CA)

VIDEO - NBC San Diego (Feb 6, 2009)


"Cobbler's enjoy a sole revival"

Wall Street Journal (Feb 2, 2009)


"Good as New"

VIDEO - NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams


"Work Stacking up for Shoe Repair shops"

USA Today (Nov 24, 2008)


"Cobbler's Business Steps up during thrify times"

National Public Radio (Nov 18, 2008)


“Fred’s Shoes welcomes dad to son’s location"

Morton Courier (Oct 15, 2008)


"A Legacy of Shoes"

Peoria Journal Star Print (Sept 27, 2008)


"Shoe repairman closes shop after 3 decades"

Peoria Journal Star Website (Sept 26, 2008)


"It's cheaper and it's better"

Peoria Journal Star


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