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Balancing Act

July 1st, 2017

More than a year after being named president of Dansko, Jim Fox details the delicate balance needed to succeed in today’s topsy-turvy retail landscape.

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Family Matters

May 31st, 2017

Kevin Bosco, president of Bos. & Co.—distributors of Fly London and makers of Softinos and a namesake brand—on building a wholesale business the old-fashioned way: through great products and loyal relationships.

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Fresh Perspective

April 26th, 2017

Glen Barad, president of Taos Footwear, on how the brand’s number-one goal—to generate repeat customers—serves as the basis for its every move.

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Returning Champion

February 2nd, 2017

Marking his first year back, Clarks Americas President Gary Champion reports on righting the ship and steaming toward bigger and better results.

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Home Field Advantage

January 5th, 2017

With a proven track record, Scott Home, president of Fashion Major Brands (distributor of Coolway, Musse & Cloud and Freestyle by Coolway) is building the business the old-fashioned way: great products, partnerships and passion.

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Change Agent

November 30th, 2016

Philippe Meynard, CEO and president of Earth Shoes, is ushering in a slew of changes in an effort to adapt the company amid a retail shakeout for the ages.

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Family Ties

October 24th, 2016

Todd Wolff, president of Wolff Shoe Company, makers of Sesto Meucci, Vaneli and Eric Javits brands, on leading the fourth-generation, family-owned company during a paradigm shift in retail.

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Taking Stock

September 1st, 2016

David Kahan, CEO of Birkenstock Americas, on the brand-wide plan to do the right thing—even if it means pulling the cork on the world’s fastest growing retailer.

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Game Changer

June 2nd, 2016

With a new management team in place overseeing a streamlined portfolio, Dave Powers, CEO of Deckers Brands, discusses the lifestyle brand opportunities that lie ahead amid a rapidly evolving retail landscape.

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Doing the Right Things

April 28th, 2016

Jeffrey Goldfarb, director of business development for G-III, licensor of G.H. Bass, on relaunching the iconic American heritage brand the right way.

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