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Quincy, MA Work ‘N Gear announces its partnership with akesso professional footwear, a Massachusetts-based company that designs and manufactures specialized footwear for healthcare professionals. Both companies are excited to provide shoes that bring exceptional comfort to healthcare professionals.

According to Bruce Todtfeld, founder and CEO of akesso, his company’s goal is to make functional footwear for the “athlete in scrubs”. And that’s exactly what they are doing. akesso has designed their shoes with a unique combination of light-weight material, flexibility and support to help reduce and eliminate foot and back pain caused by being on your feet all day.

“These shoes aren’t just functional, they’re stylish,” reports Crystal Riley, Assistant Buyer for Work ‘N Gear Healthcare and Scrubology. “We’re excited that select Work ‘N Gear locations are carrying akesso shoes in an assortment of styles and colors for the fashion forward, comfort-seeking healthcare professional.”

An akesso shoe is 40% lighter than a typical healthcare clog, helping to reduce fatigue and discomfort. “No one has ever gotten me out of my sneakers before,” reveals Pediatric Intensive Care Nurse Betina Kolker. “I’m on my feet 12 hours a day and akesso shoes are much more comfortable…and they look better than a pair of sneakers ever would.”

About akesso
akesso professional footwear, a Massachusetts-based company designs and manufactures specialized footwear for healthcare professionals. akesso shoes provide comfort for those on their feet all day and safety for those who work where slips, trips, falls and contamination are daily hazards. akesso shoes blend function and fashion. More information about akesso can be found at akesso.com.

About Work ‘N Gear
Work ‘N Gear, based in Quincy, Massachusetts is the largest retail chain in the United States specializing in workwear apparel and footwear with the widest selection designed for use in service, industrial and healthcare environments. Work ‘N Gear operates 40 retail stores throughout the Northeast and Midwest, as well as workngear.com, scrubs.workngear.com, and scrubology.com.

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