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The December 2017 Issue of Footwear Plus

A Note to My Younger Self

Golden Rules

From America to Ireland and back again, Neal Newman, president of the Two Ten Footwear Foundation, counts the valuable life lessons and power of philanthropy learned along the way.

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December 2017

Earth Mover

On the heels of 40 percent gains this year, Philippe Meynard, CEO of Earth, says the company is at a tipping point for accelerated growth despite strong industry headwinds.

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December 2017

Stranger Things

WHEN LAST YEAR came to an end, I (wrongly) believed 2016 was like no other year in retail, not to mention politics. Boy, what a

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December 2017

Ethiopian Express

The East African nation is ramping up sourcing capabilities, positioning the region (includes neighboring Kenya) as an up-and-coming hub for footwear manufacturing.

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December 2017

Cool Runnings

From cult running shoe to lifestyle status sneaker, the New Balance 998 has withstood the test of time—and “dad shoe” infamy—by remaining true to its Made in the USA roots.

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December 2017

King Clog

The Boston clog, first introduced by Birkenstock in 1979, has clicked over the years with granola types, grannies, grade schoolers and, of late, the glitterati—all who’ve become hooked on its comfort attributes and classic styling.

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