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Covering the ins and outs of all things footwear, from sneakers to heels, loafers to slippers and every type of shoe in between. Brought to you by the FDRA and FFANY, the footwear industry’s associations focused on retail, trade, politics and fashion…helping create and enhance conversations on all things footwear.

Covering the ins and outs of all things footwear, from sneakers to heels, loafers to slippers and every type of shoe in between. Brought to you by the FDRA and FFANY, the footwear industry’s associations focused on retail, trade, politics and fashion…helping create and enhance conversations on all things footwear.
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Covering the ins and outs of all things footwear, from sneakers to heels, loafers to slippers and every type of shoe in between. Brought to you by the FDRA and FFANY, the footwear industry’s associations focused on retail, trade, politics and fashion…helping create and enhance conversations on all things footwear.

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Episodes

#180 Celebrating a 30 Year Career at NIKE with Dan LeBlanc

10/21/2019
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Global Customs Manager and 30-year NIKE veteran Dan LeBlanc sits down with the Shoe-In Show crew to reminisce about his time at the iconic footwear company and the role he plays in helping drive customs compliance and tariff understanding around new product launches. The crew unveils their current kicks (including Dan's new Joyrides) and what they plan to get in the "Whatcha Got? Whatcha Gettin'?" segment.

Duration:00:28:32

#179 Knock it off! Insights and tips to protect your brand from shoe counterfeit to eComm scammers!

10/14/2019
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Our good friend Bill Snowden flips the script and interviews us! We talk about the challenges of knockoffs to scammers and hackers in an eComm world and get some great insights into new tech tools Verisk is using to help their clients and can help you too!

Duration:00:28:31

#178 Breaking Into the China Online Retail Market with Frank Lavin

10/7/2019
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Export Now Founder and CEO Frank Lavin walks us through the ins and outs of selling product in China on e-commerce platforms. If you're looking to sell product online to the expanding China consumer base but don't know how, Frank's your guy. He walks us through the process as only Frank Lavin knows how.

Duration:00:18:34

#177 The Founding of Hoka and Lessons on Innovation Leadership

9/30/2019
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How did Hoka grow into a top brand? What innovation lessons can we learn from its story and how can we apply those lessons today? Industry legend Stuart Jenkins joins us to share stories and insights never heard before, and a new project he is working on that may change the industry!

Duration:00:35:46

#176 A Discussion of Key Innovations Changing Shoe Development

9/23/2019
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Chris Hillyer of Deckers Brands and Nicoline van Enter of the Footwearists join us to talk about some key tech and tools changing how brands are designing and developing footwear. This fun and insightful discussion covers a wide range of issues and is sure to make you think differently about the future of footwear!

Duration:00:38:27

#175 Bloom's innovative and sustainable approach to shoe material development!

9/16/2019
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Ryan Hunt of Bloom takes us on a journey of how they take algae from lakes, cleaning up the environment, and using that algae to make foam for shoes! We discuss material innovation and the development process in this unique and fun episode.

Duration:00:14:03

#174 The Last Is First! Jones & Vining drop by to talk about how innovation is changing how lasts are made.

9/9/2019
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Last maker Jones & Vining explain how much innovation goes into last making, as well as new materials they are launching. We talk about the process of making lasts, how they are key to fit and comfort, and how one day data will allow us to match lasts data to consumer feet for a perfect fit!

Duration:00:31:08

#173 The Magic of the Materials Show - Where Design Inspiration Meets Material Execution!

9/2/2019
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Taped at the NW Materials Show in Portland, we sit down with our friend Hisham Muhareb to discuss why designers and development teams love the shows, what new materials brands are finding at the show as well as innovations from foam to plastics!

Duration:00:29:08

#172 Live From Seaside - Let's Talk Footwear Summer Trends!

8/26/2019
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The Shoe-In Show crew discusses all things footwear and summer from our favorite summer shoes, consumer favorites, best brands for the summer, and more!

Duration:00:25:32

#171 An Insider Look At How Selling Shoes Has Forever Changed

8/19/2019
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Danny Muskat joins the show to talk about how selling shoes and branding has changed over the past few years. From selling on the internet to brick and mortar retailers, we talk about the evolution in relationships, requirements and how companies are changing their models to adapt to new consumer norms. Don't miss this insightful, thoughtful, episode!

Duration:00:35:31

#170 How Sustainable Is the Footwear Industry Really? We Discuss Real Data and Resources on this Episode!

8/12/2019
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1 in 3 shoe companies have no sustainability program in place and 67% of footwear professionals say they lack education to make forward progress on sustainable shoes. On this episode we break down all the data and stats from FDRA's recent survey and share new ideas, tools and resources to help brands get more sustainable!

Duration:00:44:30

#169 Millennial Footwear Insights!

8/5/2019
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FDRA's newest intern, Ashton Tucker sits down to give us his opinion on what brands high school and college students are loving right now, where they prefer to shop, ideal price points, and more.

Duration:00:34:25

#168 Sustainable Consumer Insights with NPD Group

7/29/2019
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Beth Goldstein from the NPD Group comes on the Shoe-In Show to discuss how consumers view sustainability and the business and marketing opportunities it creates for brands!

Duration:00:33:40

#167 A Discussion on How Brands Are Using Air Freight to Increase their Speed to Market

7/22/2019
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Brands looking to get their shoes to retail faster are using air freight. On this episode, our good friend Mike Piza joins us to share best practices and insights into air freight and what the future of air supply chains hold as consumers start to demand one-day shipping. Jasmine also leads the way with her picks for summer in our "Whatcha got, whatcha gettin'?" segment!

Duration:00:31:56

#166 An Interesting Discussion on Supply Chain Disruptions with Kerry Rassmussen of Farrow

7/15/2019
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Supply chains and trade are getting harder and harder, but there are new tips and tricks that can help. Our favorite Canadian Kerry Rassmussen of Farrow joins us on this episode to discuss successful strategies on navigating the new trade normal as well as insights into customs issues and how you could avoid a higher duty bill! Jasmine takes a second to highlight Rihanna's new luxury line with LVMH. Rihanna has had a lot of success with past footwear collaborations, Jasmine believes her...

Duration:00:32:56

#165 An Honest Discussion on Sustainability and Recyclability of Footwear Through the Lens of Adidas’ Futurecraft Loop Sneaker

7/8/2019
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In this episode, we dive into some key issues for the footwear industry around sustainability and the ability - or not! - to recycle old shoes. Joining us is the ever-insightful Nicoline van Enter of the Footwearists.

Duration:00:26:08

#164 Innovations and Insights on How the Port of Long Beach Gets Shoes From a Ship to Warehouses Faster and More Efficiently than Ever!

7/1/2019
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Ports are critical supply chain hubs for footwear companies. Dr. Hacegaba from the Port of Long Beach joins us on this episode to explain port activities, innovations and sustainability as the number of goods shipped into the U.S. keeps increasing. Jasmine also leads our famous "Whatcha got - whatcha gettin'?" segment that made us say wow at Dr. Hacegaba's style!

Duration:00:28:05

#163 A Rowdy Discussion on the Politics, Policy and Impact of Shoe Tariffs on Shoe Consumers and Brands

6/24/2019
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Team FDRA takes off the gloves and gives an open and impassioned discussion on the current state of politics around President Trump's proposed tariff increases on shoes. This covers the impact on prices at retail to how businesses are trying to adapt. A must-listen show for everyone working in the footwear industry!

Duration:00:40:46

#162 Consumer Retail Experience Transformation—Increasing Foot Traffic and Conversion Rates

6/17/2019
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Join Matt as he discusses the current state of footwear retail with a panel of experts at FDRA's 2019 Footwear Executive Summit. Tackling the questions if brick and mortar retail is dead and ways to enhance experiences and drive foot traffic, Ed Rosenfeld of Steve Madden, Mitch Harvey of Deckers, Carren Morris of LaunchPad Services, and Moritz Schiebold from Volumental all bring their unique perspectives to the conversation.

Duration:00:33:30

#161 Critical Thoughts on the Current Trade Environment with Ambassador Michael Froman

6/10/2019
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Ambassador Mike Froman, former United States Trade Representative in the Obama Administration, is back with his thoughts on the current trade environment, with an insider's view on the Trump Administration's strategies as they relate to China and global trade. Some of his answers might surprise you!

Duration:00:28:51