SSIA Classified Advertising

Space in SSIA's classified advertising section is available to shoe repair shop owners or shoe repairers desiring to sell or buy shoe repair businesses; to employ help or find employment; or to offer for sale or to buy machinery or equipment.

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SSIA Classifieds

Shoe repair equipment from estate
I’m selling my deceased father’s shoe repair equipment. Located near Pittsburgh PA. Landis 12 stitcher, Singer Antique Foot pedal sewing machine, Shoe Polish and Sanding machine, leather cutter, leather conditioner, shoe stretcher and other various shoe horns and accessories. Pictures are available. Text 724-953-9321 or email Thank you.
Posted May 13, 2024

Shoe Last Making Equipment
The equipment, tools and fixtures for a shop to make (shoe lasts), (wood golf clubs) or (gunstocks). A rebuilt and reconditioned Gilman & Sons industrial 3D duplicator that can make right and left hand shoe lasts from a single pattern. The finished last can be from 2/3 to 1-1/2 times the length of the pattern while an independent linkage makes the width of the last from 2/3 to 1-1/2 that of the pattern. 18” maximum length. 220 Volt single phase electricals. Lots of pictures. 440-953-8794 or Will send you back pictures and more detail. $8,000.
Posted May 6, 2024

Shoe Repair Service Wanted
Uniform store located in Far Rockaway, Queens, NY is looking to offer shoe repair service to our customers, mostly police, fire and postal employees. if you can offer this service to us at a wholesale level please text Paul at 929-557-2368.
Posted April 30, 2024

Hiring Cobbler
Busy shoe repair shop in Columbia SC looking for experience cobbler for full time position. Minimum English required. You can reach me by text at 704-607-7838 or submit your application to email:
Posted April 22, 2024

Cobblers & Sewing Machine Operators Needed for Footwear Shop - Annapolis, MD
Made Plus Footwear ( is looking for two talented Cobblers and three talented Stitching Machine Operators to work in our Footwear Shop! Our Footwear is sustainably designed and spec'd, each pair represents more than 6 upcycled water bottles. We manufacture in house, with as many made in the USA materials as possible. Our mission is to bring Footwear Manufacturing back to the USA. We would like you to be part of the Team! Please email me at or call at 503-484-6195.
Posted April 9, 2024

Shoe Repair Machines for Sale. Business Closed February 2023

All Items Located in Cincinnati, OH. Sutton 317 Rapid E Outsole Stitcher, Besser Longhorn Lockstich McKay, Claes 20 on Motorized Stand, Claes 30 on Motorized Stand, Sutton S 1000 Finisher, Sutton S750 Finisher, Auto Soler Heat Lamp Bench Machine, Auto Soler two Speed Shine Unit, Auto Soler Boot Heel Wheel, Auto Soler Nosecone 12 Boot Nailer, Auto Soler Comet 10 Shoe Nailer, Auto Soler Magic Grinder Bench Machine, Lavaredo A-40 Swing Arm Shoe Press with Lasts, and Camanit Boot Stretcher (4 total). Also, have plenty of polish and supplies to get started. All equipment is in good serviceable condition and works as it should. Everything is here to start your business. Reach out for details and sale price. Photos available upon request.

Text Carolyn 513-348-6863 or email at No phone calls please. I will respond to all serious inquiries. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!
Posted April 8, 2024

Shop for Sale Metro Detroit East
Virtual Goldmine fetching top prices with awesome clientele. The closing of several shops within Detroit has the phone ringing several times a day asking where I'm located.

Semi-retired several years back and curtailed my business hours to 4 days a week (Tues-Fri) and to 9 months a year. Closed 5 weeks during the Summer and combined 8 weeks in Winter. Customers have adapted, but great potential for growth for someone younger.

Located in the very wealthy communities of the Grosse Pointes close to Downtown Detroit. Lots of high-end footwear and handbags. Tons of favorable reviews on Google.

Machines include Sutton stitcher, Landis 12, Sutton lock stitch McKay, Auto Soler 12 and Boot 8, Sutton 1000, 5-in-1, Press, 2 Heel wheels, 2 brush units (one geared for shines) Sutton patching machine.

Excellent Landlord with affordable rent ($1,100 a month). Retirement forces sale. $25,000. Contact
Posted March 28, 2024

Shoe Repair Machines For Sale
Shoe repair machines for sale, located in Northern Virginia. Email for more information and pictures.
Posted March 12, 2024

Shoe cobbler shoe for sale!
Shoe cobbler shop for sale! 180k

  • good material stock
  • several machines in good and working condition
  • storage organization
  • located in downtown Homewood
  • loyal clientele
  • desirable location
  • clean and organized store front
  • material ranging from shoe cleaning products, shoe polish, laces, leather, sole stock, etc
Posted March 6, 2024

Turnkey boot repair and resole shop.
Turnkey business for sale. Full service outdoor footwear resole and repair shop that has been in business for 24 years. Located on 211 oak st Salida. A perfect business for a young couple or someone looking to work for themselves. We are one of two shops in the entire United States that resole molded sole hiking boots. We also specialize in climbing shoes, western boots, approach shoes, AT ski boots, and wading boots. Included with purchase.

  • All machinery
  • All hand tools
  • All inventory
  • Full training on all aspects of shoe repair
  • Business name and domain.

The shop also has full living quarters. Building monthly rent is $1,300. Asking $25,000. Call or text Cory 719-680-1632
Posted February 28, 2024

Established Shoe Repair Shop Equipment for Sale
Established shoe repair store in Mauldin, South Carolina has closed due to the death of the owner. Mauldin Shoe Repair has been in business for over 50 years. All inventory and equipment located in the store is for sale. Additional equipment (10 machines) stored at the home of the owner is also for sale. If interested in continuing to operate the space as a shoe shop, this location has heavy foot traffic in a location that is exploding with growth. Please contact the Estate’s Personal Representative, Tammie Bailey, if interested. 770-289-2206 (cell) or via email:
Posted February 19, 2024

Shoe repair equipment for sale
American long line finisher $1,800
Auto Nibber $200
Auto Solar Nosecone-13 $2,200
Auto Solar Continental-8 $1,750
Landis 12 K $1,250
Repco Sole Sewing Machine- Model A $1,150
Charles 414-526-1154
Posted January 17, 2024

Excellent Web URL for Sale
A colleague and I were planning a web-based, shoe repair business that involved the pick-up and delivery of shoes at office buildings. However, because of Covid, we discontinued our plans. However, we believe the URL we selected is creative, catchy, and ideal for any shoe repair business and, thus, we are opening it up for offers. Please send your bid to for the following Website URL.
Posted January 8, 2024

Successful Shoe and Leather Repair and Retail Sales For Sale
Jim’s Shoes & Bags provides a unique business opportunity for the entrepreneur eager to chart their own future. What better place to do this than on the beautiful Big Island of Hawaii?

For 30 years Jim has been meeting the footwear needs of the local labor force. The current major income stream is from the Red Wing boot brand. Additional product lines include famous Spyderco knives and Anuschka hand painted bags and accessories. Imagine the best knives selling next to high grade custom purses. And Red Wing work boots. Yes it works.
With 1100sf of retail and 400sf of repair space, at a reasonable rent, you can create your own identity in this wonderful town.

Visit to get an idea of the potential opportunity. Call 808-960-9348
or email
Posted December 18, 2023

Busy Florida Shop
For sale: Owner is ready to retire. Busy three man shop Northwest of Tampa, FL. We have been in business for 44 years. We are a full service shop with a strong following and no direct competition in the area. We also sell new shoes (Propet, Rockport, Naot, Spring Step, Irish Setter, ect). Sales about 140K this year, lots of room for growth. Call John if you need more information. John 727-243-5246.
Posted December 13, 2023

Cobbler Wanted
Wantagh Shoe Repair located in Long Island, NY at 1892 Wantagh Ave., Wantagh, NY is in search of a full or part time be part of our team keeping the shoe dream alive. Call 631-767-3277 or email
Posted December 8, 2023