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Shanks: Everything You Need To Know

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Just take a glance at your work boots, and you’ll probably immediately notice their tough leather exteriors and durable rubber soles. When it comes to work shoes, you need both sturdiness and comfort. Some of that comes from what you can’t see – hidden within the men’s and women’s footwear. What is it that gives your work shoes their structure?

Shanks are what keep your work boots in shape, as they stiffen the outsoles to give you a stable platform. They’re tucked into the interiors, located above the outer soles at the waist (or center part) of your work shoes. These trusty metal or non-metal shanks are situated right between your heels and the ball areas of your feet. Don’t let the stiffness fool you – they’re shaped to contour your feet for comfort and reinforcement. If you’re wearing your work footwear right now, these flat, rigid pieces of material are just below your arches. Continue Reading…

Ergolite Tech Training: A New Technology from CAT

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How many times have you been told that one particular pair of shoes is the best pair of shoes? The most innovative shoes? The most technologically advanced pair of shoes? Are you a bit sick of being sold on shoes? Want to know what really matters? The fact is, you already know what really matters, and it isn’t as complicated as some make it out to be. You want work shoes that are comfortable. You want shoes that are lightweight. And you want shoes that are durable. Continue Reading…

Timberland PRO Boondock : A Jumpstart To Your Day!

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Are you tired of being tired? So are your feet. With Timberland PRO Boondock footwear, the arches, tendons, and ligaments in your hardworking feet will receive all-day comfort and adequate energy return. Timberland PRO footwear features anti-fatigue technology footbeds that bring energy back to you, instead of pulling it away from you and leaving you feeling empty, tired, and lonely inside. Get energized with these work boots and watch your exhaustion disappear. Continue Reading…

Blundstone Footwear Sizing

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Blundstone Footwear is made in Australia and has been since 1870! That’s a long time for a shoe company, so they know what they’re doing. WPS carries Blundstone, and we thought we would make the sizing a bit easier for all of you working people out there. Continue Reading…

Foot Health: Make Sure Your Footwear Measures Up!

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Your work shoes can either help with foot problems or have the potential to cause foot problems – so it’s important that you get a pair that fit you properly.

Wearing comfortable shoes while you work can prevent many foot problems – especially when you’re out there working all day in all kinds of terrain. When the ground around you is unreliable, you’ll have the best way of dealing with that if you’ve got work shoes or boots that are molded nicely around you. Continue Reading…

Wolverine: Workwear and Work Footwear You Can Count On!

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Established in Rockford, Michigan in 1883, Wolverine made the original boots that helped build the railroads, the skyscrapers, and the highways, that laid the foundations of the USA we know today. And their patented 1000 mile boot set the standard for long-lasting work gear, all the way back in 1914.

In 1991 came the revolutionary Wolverine DuraShocks that changed the game for the working person, with compression pads in the heel and the forefoot, absorbing shock and returning it to the foot as useable energy. And that is technology they still use today, updated and reworked based on the feet out there on the working sites around the world. Continue Reading…

Waterproofing: A Must for a Good Pair of Work Boots!

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If your work takes you out into all terrains, in all kinds of  weather, then we think it’s definitely worthwhile waterproofing your boots. By waterproofing leather boots you can add many years onto the life expectancy and don’t forget – water can cause irreversible damage over time and cause your shoes to rot, fall apart, and become a good place for bad bacteria to hang out! Continue Reading…

USA-Made Products Keep America Prosperous

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You like those Wigwam socks? How about those Thorogood boots? Or that Filson shirt? Think the quality is pretty good? That they’re well-made? Well, that’s for a good reason. Those things all have one thing in common, and that’s that they’re all American-Made. As you well know, nobody makes things with as much quality as we do right here in America.

When you buy American Made products, your boots are made the American way. Naturally, as you might expect, that makes for a higher-quality product. A well-paid American worker is going to have the skills and expertise to make a long-lasting, durable, comfortable product that you simply aren’t going to find from anywhere else in the world. Plus, American workers know what American workers need. Continue Reading…

WPS Welcomes an Online Catalog

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Working Person’s Store puts out two catalogs a year. Fall/Winter and Spring/Summer. The WPS catalog features the very best there is to offer in workwear and work footwear for both men and women and now the catalog can be accessed online!

The very same catalog that you get in your mail twice a year is now online, which makes the process even easier. Now you can browse, pick what you want, and then you can instantly order because you’re already there. Working Person’s Store wants everyone’s shopping experience to be as easy and enjoyable as possible. Continue Reading…

Do you have Moxie?

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You’ve heard the phrase. We all have. “She’s got moxie.” But what does that mean? Is moxie some illusive personality trait? Is it a skill you acquire? If you look up the official definition in the dictionary, it will tell you that moxie is a “force of character, determination, or nerve.” In other words, it’s a tough woman who knows how to take control and get things done. She cannot be deterred. That’s something that working women who wear Moxie Trades work boots know well.

When you say “she’s got Moxie,” well, that’s got more than one meaning. It all goes back to the beginning. Moxie Trades was started by a working mom named Marissa McTasney who quit her job at a computer company to learn more hands-on skills. She also learned something else — that working women were often forced to choose to wear unattractive, poorly-fitting men’s work clothing and work boots. So she did something about it. She had moxie. And she could not be deterred. Continue Reading…

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