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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Meet Gen Z

July 3rd, 2017

Spendthrift, entrepreneurial and smartphone-obsessed, here’s how to best reach this throwback generation.

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It’s All Good

May 31st, 2017

The fifth-annual Two Ten Foundation Footwear Cares event reached record levels of volunteerism and now shifts to a yearlong initiative.

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The Gucci Effect

Creative Director Alessandro Michele’s kaleidoscopic vision has taken footwear fashion by storm, spawning a wave of imitators and redefining luxury styling.

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Get With the (Loyalty) Program

April 26th, 2017

Why investing or reinvesting in a loyalty program might be the most profitable move retailers can make right now.

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Smart Moves

March 7th, 2017

A growing number of user-friendly smart shoes is proving that the wearable technology movement stretches from head to toe.

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The Age of Disruption

September 1st, 2016

Amid turbulent and unpredictable times, designers pull inspiration from near and far for Spring ’17.

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Game of Thrones

August 1st, 2016

Clinton or Trump? Regardless of who the next leader of the free world may be, each will affect sourcing, sales and style in their own unique ways.

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Shaky Times

July 5th, 2016

Analysts weigh in on the recent rash of retail bankruptcies and store closings, which beg the question: Is this the end of the retail world as we know it?

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