Do Something!

February 1st, 2020

As major concerns, challenges and a general air of contrariness rankle retailers and vendors seemingly into a standoff, how can the industry come together to overcome them? How can we collectively do something to all do better?

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Redefining Retail

December 31st, 2019

Retailers are reinventing themselves in increasingly creative and thoughtful ways, with an eye on service and social/environmental good.

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The DTC Debate Heats Up

September 3rd, 2019

With retailers and brands competing more than ever for sales, is there a way to share the wealth—or even peacefully coexist?

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Minimum Wage Matters

July 26th, 2019

As minimum wages rise steadily across the country, and government debates a national standard of $15/hour, how are retailers adapting?

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Local Color

January 30th, 2019

A focus on experience and community shines bright in the brick-and-mortar battle with ecommerce.

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Weather or Not

December 31st, 2018

Bootmakers are upping utilitarian features and the style quotient for Fall ’19, proving form and function need not be mutually exclusive.

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Volunteer State

June 1st, 2018

Now a year-round, industry-wide initiative, the Two Ten Footwear Foundation’s Footwear Cares volunteering platform continues to gain momentum and substance.

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Odd Ones: In or Out?

January 31st, 2018

In the age of sartorial decadence, does the mismatch shoe trend have a leg to stand on?

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Shelter from the Storms

October 25th, 2017

Following hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, the industry has shown its huge heart by mobilizing to help millions of people in need with product and financial donations.

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Thinking Inside the Box

September 6th, 2017

Are subscription box services an untapped opportunity?

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