About Us

The PSNE Group, Inc is a family owned company located in Taftville, Connecticut.

The company started out as Pedorthic Services of New England (hence PSNE) in 1974 to service residents in state institutions that had special footwear needs. The Taftville retail store opened in 1983, servicing custom shoe needs for people with foot and health problems. In 1988 they started selling BIRKENSTOCK sandals in the retail store.

In 1992 they started tested out the mail order business. They advertised in magazines asking readers to call a toll free number to get the BIRKENSTOCK catalog. In 1996 they had their first website. It was a very simple site with a sign up form for visitors to request a catalog. In 1999 the companies first e-commerce site was launched.

Today The PSNE Group is one of the largest online shoe retailers in the US. They have 4 great sites that specialize in some niche markets.

The PSNE Group is still operated by founder Jim Moore, C.Ped (Board Certified Pedorthist) and his wife of of 37+ years, Gail. Their daughter Heather Moore Bernard was Vice President of operations until her unexpected death on November 17th, 2011. About Heather

They are assisted by a great staff that shares the same values and commitment of selling great products at reasonable prices and delivering awesome service.

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