Vernon Powell Shoes was established in 1936, in Salisbury, Md. The companies that make up Vernon Powell Shoe are still family-owned and operated. They are located throughout the Delmarva Peninsula in Salisbury and Easton, Md.; Seaford and Rehoboth Beach, Del.; and Onley, Va. Vernon Powell and The Athlete carry a selection of men's and women's brand name dress, casual, comfort and athletic footwear. The company has an inventory of hard-to-find sizes in New Balance, Rockport and Clarks of England. Vernon Powell Shoes also carries an inventory of athletic technical running shoes by Nike, Asics, Saucony, Adidas and New Balance.