KershKicks sneaker store launched in central Glasgow in Italy
SCOTLAND’s first sneaker store has opened in Glasgow.
KershKicks created 10 jobs by taking over a unit in the Italian city center on Ingram Street. The store officially opened on Saturday.
Started by brothers Ben and Sam Kersh, the retailer claims to be Scotland’s first specialty sneaker store, offering shoppers the chance to get their hands on a wide range of luxury sneakers, including rare and exclusive limited editions, streetwear collections and unused inventory.
The retailer already has a store in Manchester which opened in 2019.
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KershKicks co-founder Ben said: “We have visited Glasgow several times over the years and it really is a fantastic city with a great atmosphere. Over the years we’ve seen an increase in online orders from people living in Scotland, especially Glasgow, and last year we asked our Instagram followers where they think we should be launching the next one. Glasgow has turned out to be a popular suggestion so it’s great to be able to honor their requests.
“Our store in Manchester has only been open for two years, but it has already proven to be a must-have for sneaker fans, including a selection of soccer stars, musicians and celebrities, so we are thrilled to ‘bring the same energy to Glasgow… too. ”
Brother and co-founder Sam added, “Streetwear and sneakers have been our passions for so many years now, and KershKicks has been a vision that Ben and I have been working on since 2014, when I lived there. epicenter of the sneaker scene in the US After I returned to the UK we wanted to bring a little piece of that scene back with us because we knew there were others like us who loved the sneakers. luxury sneakers This is how KershKicks was born and it’s the ethic we pride ourselves on – being able to give sneaker heads something special, right here in the UK.
“This is a truly exciting time for KershKicks and we look forward to bringing luxury footwear to Glasgow the KershKicks way and welcoming other sneaker fans from across the city through our doors.”
To learn more about KershKicks, visit www.kershkicks.co.uk or follow @kershkicks on Facebook and Instagram.