Payless seems to get a lot of traffic. The quality of the shoes sometimes is not the highest, however, they do carry some brand names, Air-walk and American Eagle.
I do not find much here for myself, but when the Bogo sale is on, it is worth a trip. I do find some of the shoes a little pricey, sneakers for seventy dollars.
They do carry some nice flip flops for the summer.
When Payless first came to town, it was one of the first of its kind: a discount shoe store offering many different styles all at a deeply-discounted pricepoint.
Of course, there are other stores borrowing the concept. The Shoe Company adopts the same model of business, except that the labels they carry are mostly top-rated and sought after.
Payless remains the bargain basement of the shoe... more
I can't speak for the mens selection, but this is a great place for ladies flats, sandals, heels, and non-athletic sneakers. The prices are good (rarely more than $40) and there are frequently "buy one get one half off" sales.
They organize their shoes by size, which is helpful. The staff has always been helpful to me.
I've been disappointed in their athletic sneaker and boot selection, but... more