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Heel & Sole Shoes owner happy to be back in business

It’s been a week since Heel and Sole Shoe store reopened its doors. Action News Now reporter Kristian Lopez checked in with the owner to see how sales are doing.

Posted: May 15, 2020 4:47 PM

CHICO, Calif. – It’s been a week since Heel and Sole Shoe store reopened its doors.

The owner of Heel and Sole Shoes, Gloria Covarrubias said sales may be down but she’s just thankful to be open. People are spending a lot less time and money in the store Covarrubias said.

She brought back a few of her employees and has two running the business at any one time. Overall, she said it has been a different shopping experience.

“We are seeing customers coming back, our sales are about half of what we have seen in the past we are still going to keep going and doing what we can to keep our doors open,” Covarrubias said. “We are grateful for the customers who are coming in and shopping and their patience. I know we don't have everything they are looking for but we are working on that.”

The store is limiting the number of shoppers inside to about 10 or less. Employees are also constantly cleaning the shop and disinfecting the shoes that people try on.

The owner said feedback has been generally positive but not all of it. Heel and Sole Shoes is open every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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