Seeing potential in the product and brand, the two women began working on the concept in 2007, at a time when Rachelle and husband Kenji had an infant (Stella, now 6) and a toddler (Sam, now 9) at home.
So far, Stikii Shoes — the name refers to colorful patches and emblems that children can stick on the shoes — is in its infancy.
Flip flops have replaced the running shoe, said Marshal Cohen, chief industry analyst with the NPD Group.
Today, in recognition of World Alzheimer’s Day, GTX Corp, a company that focuses on customizable, miniaturized GPS solutions, announced the FCC certification of its GPS Shoe and the delivery of the first 3,000 units to shoe partner Aetrex Worldwide, Inc.
Humans are not very efficient.
Berlin-based artist Hans Hemmert (famous for his work with balloons) threw a party where guests wore shoe-extenders to make them all the same height of 2 meters.
Jon Zobel has a hot business going, flipping hip-hop-inspired, limited-edition sneakers, hats and watches to like-minded collectors for wads of cash.
At this point, TOMS Shoes isn’t just a do-gooder company – they’re a brand with an incredibly strong identity tied to social good.
Arik Bannister’s moment of inspiration was forced on him, a few moments after he set out to become a Zumba instructor.
Streusand wasn’t so sure about the success of the boot, but the compliments kept pouring in and orders started to pick up.