New kids’ foot-sizing and shoe-shopping app from Philadelphia natives allows parents to shop from home

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Jul 1st 2018

Parenthood comes with many challenges and frustrations, but two Philadelphia residents have created an app to eliminate one: shopping for kids' shoes.

Eve Ackerley and Carolyn Horner on Wednesday launched Jenzy, an app that allows parents to size their kids' feet and buy shoes for them without a trip to a shoe store. Horner said the idea started as an app for adult shoe-shopping, but the two reevaluated their plan after Horner's unsuccessful trip to the shoe store with her young nieces.