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The world of footwear is revolutionized at Hazem’s!

- Proprietor says it’s all in the name of customers
Hazem’s has been in business in Tortola for over twenty years and according to Proprietor Mr Hazem M. Bazar, 'It has been good' for the many years. However, he felt that the time had come for the standard and class of the service be lifted. 'For 2013 I want to give the community something that would make them happy and when they come here to feel like they are in an atmosphere of class and want to shop.' Photo: VINO
Inside the new look Hazem's located a stone's throw from Vanterpool's Pharmacy in Road Town. Photo: VINO
Inside the new look Hazem's located a stone's throw from Vanterpool's Pharmacy in Road Town. Photo: VINO
Owner of Hazem's, Mr Hazem M. Bazar who said he upgraded his store for the people of Tortola to enjoy shopping in an encouraging atmosphere. Photo: VINO
Owner of Hazem's, Mr Hazem M. Bazar who said he upgraded his store for the people of Tortola to enjoy shopping in an encouraging atmosphere. Photo: VINO
Some of the many footwear available at Hazem's. Photo: VINO
Some of the many footwear available at Hazem's. Photo: VINO
If you like it 'long', it can be found at Hazem's. Photo: VINO
If you like it 'long', it can be found at Hazem's. Photo: VINO
Black or red? Whichever is your colour, Hazem's has it. Photo: VINO
Black or red? Whichever is your colour, Hazem's has it. Photo: VINO
Hazem's also has a variety of ladies bags in stock. Photo: VINO
Hazem's also has a variety of ladies bags in stock. Photo: VINO
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It’s time to get revolutionized and continue to be called “Tolans”. This was the objective when Hazem M. Bazar took time to invest in expanding, recognizing and stocking his store with a higher quality and more modern style of shoes and bags.

Hazem’s has been in business in Tortola for over twenty years and according to Mr Bazar, who is well known in the Virgin islands as just Hazem, “It has been good” for the many years. However, he felt that the time had come for the standard and class of the service be lifted. “For 2013 I want to give the community something that would make them happy and when they come here to feel like they are in an atmosphere of class and want to shop.”

He said that since the completion of the upgrading of the store it has been amazing how persons have been flocking the store and commenting while shopping, on the quality and class of the service, environment, variety and uncommon yet unique styles and fashion that are now in stock.

“Since I open from Friday to now I get a lot of comments from my customers and they tell me that this is awesome.”

The upgrading of the store that sits in the heart of Road Town took approximately one and a half month, and it was an investment that the proprietor has already begun to reap the benefits but said he is more happy that he is making the people of the Virgin Islands more happy to shop and look good with supplies from a store at home. “Yes I am getting my benefits but the most important thing for me is that I am making my people, the people of Tortola more happy, taking their taste and passion for fashion and quality to a higher level.”

The redo is evident from the outside in, starting with the brilliantly eliminated signage on the exterior to the spacious and welcoming interior. When shoppers push the glass doors and enter they are greeted by the bold prints on the glass wall straight ahead which says ‘HQ’ which, according to the manager can be interpreted in two ways, “Hazem’s Quality’ and “High Quality”. “Some people say its Head Quarters, but I say no, not head quarters Hazem’s Quality or High Quality,” he said.

“I had some really dedicated workers and I must take time out to thank those guys because they did such a wonderful job for me,” Mr Bazar said. “People keep coming in and asking what’s going on, what’s going on and I told them look this is a surprise and surprise they are at the finished product.”

“Some people even asked if Hazem’s was going out of business, I told them no, Hazem’s is never out of business. I did this for the people of the BVI. To show them that we need to have a lift on Road Town and I am joining in that quest.”

The store now boasts of having a new line of everything, “We have from heels, we have flats, we have boots, we have working shoes, we have bags in all the latest brand names.” He said that there still lots more to come as they are awaiting new shipments which are expected in soon. This would also cater for a fresh line of footwear for men. “Come the Carnival season Hazem’s will be the place where you will get it all,” Mr Bazar said.

39 Responses to “The world of footwear is revolutionized at Hazem’s!”

  • in the news (15/03/2013, 16:35) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    nice
  • All the best (15/03/2013, 16:53) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    I wish you all the best bro you deserve it!
  • ausar (15/03/2013, 16:57) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
    You've focused on lighting and adequate spacing , which is such a critical component in the success of any business especially the footwear industry.

    Just wish more stores in the territory will follow suit!
  • wow (15/03/2013, 16:58) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
    Really nice inside from the pics, nicely done. That is a big and great improvement. More organized, less clutter. Just work on getting a lil better/more variety of shoes. Great, hope the rest will follow.
  • Natty (15/03/2013, 17:03) Like (14) Dislike (4) Reply
    Good job man I was there yesterday...let’s support our Arab brothers they are not the enemy
  • Morrice (15/03/2013, 18:04) Like (1) Dislike (28) Reply
    There goods are not the real deal. I prefer the real deal not fakes.
    • links (15/03/2013, 21:13) Like (18) Dislike (0) Reply
      You prefer but cannot afford therefore support Hazem LMAO!!
      • Mike (16/03/2013, 07:06) Like (0) Dislike (11) Reply
        @Links. Trust me.. I can afford. I am not a broke @ss like u who don't have a choice thus have to buy these inferior goods.
      • sharp (16/03/2013, 11:39) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        links you so right, is afford morrice cant afford or just straight up jealousy, go sit down your broke @ss morrice.
    • Real (16/03/2013, 01:33) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply

      Morrice all the shoe all over the world is the same $h1t fake or real dem man making more money then ur dumb @$$

  • mother hen (15/03/2013, 18:21) Like (8) Dislike (28) Reply
    Tola deeds Arab takin ova dey place deman
  • arab (15/03/2013, 19:12) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply

    not only the arab is takin over u guy to ok and stop talking $h1t that the arab is takin over

  • SW (15/03/2013, 19:35) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Allahu Akbar (God is Great).
  • Arabs (15/03/2013, 21:11) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    The best store in town come and support Hazem's shoe store
  • True (15/03/2013, 21:51) Like (3) Dislike (13) Reply
    all the timberland, nike, actually all the shoes are counterfeit items sold at higher than real item prices. Footwear in the bvi is still ajoke. $120.00 on timberlands and fell apart 2 weeks later!
    • Real Deal (16/03/2013, 08:37) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply

      hush ayo r@$$ from chatting $h1t...the man things are real boss

  • . (15/03/2013, 23:03) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Pure gabs
  • Mike (16/03/2013, 07:11) Like (4) Dislike (21) Reply
    That's what I am talking about. If u pay attention at the shoppers who support u will notice that most of them are expats who shop for these counterfeits to send home to their countries. I will shop foot locker where I normally do.
  • Loosen Up!! (16/03/2013, 10:01) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
    ....and while you all are there arguing amongst yourselves about what is real or fake, Hazem is making money and moving forward. Who cares!! It's your individual choice whether you want to support a particular store or not. If not, then hush up and move on....keep stepping!! Some people just argue for utter nonsense!! "Ain't nobody got time for that!" Lol ...... btw...Congratulations Hazem! Looking nice!
  • Bro (16/03/2013, 11:48) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    very nice bro looking good u store #1 in the b.v.i abdull
  • Chris (16/03/2013, 11:49) Like (2) Dislike (3) Reply
    Boots in tola, for real...I have to wonder do tola snow...boots are for the snow not hot rear summer...but nice store.. almost looking like those high price shoe solon...
  • george w. touch (16/03/2013, 13:09) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    say what you wish I love the new store...great photos vino
  • Be Fair (16/03/2013, 16:18) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Good going Hazem! All the best!
  • Bazzar (16/03/2013, 18:45) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    God help you and Inshallah the fact that for the good Lord shop Bjnn Beltofik inshallah
  • Congrats to Hazem (16/03/2013, 19:55) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    But, I wish more local people owned stores though.
  • Arab-G (16/03/2013, 21:42) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    Congrats Dad !!! You did a really good job . I no your working hard for us ! Love You Pops ! BEST LOOKING SHOE STORE IN TOWN ! Chck we out!
  • question (17/03/2013, 06:17) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    vino how can i get you to do this for my store?
  • Angry Birds (17/03/2013, 12:02) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    This is nice to see that someone is adapting to the new more functional store design, store owners please follow suit
  • Hmmm (18/03/2013, 09:41) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    its nice but he also up the price to reflect the appearance but same quality shoes. Not cool
  • Well Sah! (18/03/2013, 11:35) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    You mean to tell me ayo people arguing over shoes. Really! People all over the world have to see ayo small minded people arguing over an item that we put on our feet to walk on dirt. Hazem, job well done and I wish you well.
  • Wonderwoman (21/03/2013, 09:31) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Hi, I am a native VIslander and I am proud of the Arab Vislanders! DO your thing... so I could get me shoes... thanks! Big up Hazem!
  • oLD cLIENT (21/03/2013, 22:45) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    gREAT jOB kEEP UP THE GOOD WORK...IT BEAUTIFUL....STICKING WITH THE COMPETITION...

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