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About Begg Shoes - A Snapshot

Begg Shoes is a family-run shoe retail company based in the North of Scotland. Founded in 1866, the business has a rich history spanning 155 years in the footwear industry. The company is currently run by Garek, Fiona, and their sons Donald and Gaven, who are the sixth generation of the Begg family to continue the family trade.

With nine stores across Scotland and an online presence, Begg Shoes offers a wide selection of footwear for women, men, and children. The local high street stores and the online store are seamlessly integrated, ensuring that customers can easily access the full range of products and enjoy a seamless shopping experience.

Begg Shoes prides itself on its commitment to excellent customer service and product expertise. As a traditional shoemaker, they have a deep understanding of the footwear industry and offer a carefully curated selection of products from top brands and shoemakers, mostly based in Europe. With a reputation for quality and expertise, Begg Shoes is a destination for those seeking premium footwear.

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Press Releases

Begg Shoes: How one family is the heart and sole of Scotland's biggest independent shoe retailer - April 2024

Highland Charity aims to provide school shoes for families during cost-of-living crisis - July 2023

Begg Shoes recognised as 'Best Newcomer' at Living Wage Scotland Awards - November 2022

Person Behind the Business: We've survived and thrived through traumatic times - October 2022

Long-serving Begg's staff members are honoured - May 2022

Begg Shoes marks 155 years in business with a move to paying Real Living Wage - November 2021

Best foot forward for shoe shop chain - August 2021

Inverness business offers vouchers to every pupil from fire-hit school - February 2020


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