In today’s crowded marketplace and stifling economy, stores are luring shoppers by creating a stimulating, emotional experience. Five footwear retailers share their secrets to tempting consumers with alluring sensory elements.Read More »
Suppliers are pushing the performance envelope next fall, answering increasing demands for product versatility—ranging from innovative linings that help pump up blood circulation to styling as suitable on the trails as in the office. The latest outdoor footwear offerings address the anywhere, anytime desires of adventure enthusiasts who seek to travel lightly and move fast. Topping the list are all-purpose shoes that can withstand the elements and handle a variety of terrain.Read More »
Our 2010 inductees, the “Earl” Loafer by Hush Puppies and Converse’s “Chuck Taylor All Star,” join our list of eternally stylish shoes.Read More »
Four retailers addressing different niches share their approach to vending health-benefiting footwear.Read More »
A branding statement, a consumer hook and maybe even a dash of humor, that’s what. Here, experts spell out what makes for a great moniker, while retailers dish on what led them to their identities.Read More »
An eclectic trove of fashionable finds, Opening Ceremony takes home the gold for its ‘fresh, fun and unexpected’ approach to boutique retail. by Leslie ShiersRead More »
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