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The Omnichannel Experience

Retailers weigh in on the challenges and opportunities of multichannel retailing.

Children's Apparel Label Launches Footwear

Hanna Andersson is stepping out.


FDRA Addresses High Tax Rate Plaguing Footwear Industry

Executives from the footwear industry kicked off FN Platform early Monday morning with an overview of the mounting tariffs dogging manufacturers.

FN SPY Magazine: Hidden Agendas

Suit up, take off and explore Sin City, because many of the best sights are off the beaten path. Here’s a look at 10 of the most unexpected spots.

Todd Partridge, Poetic Licence, Consolidated Shoe Co.

5 Questions for Designer of Poetic Licence

How the juniors' label makes quirky super-cool.

Earth Inc., Kalso Earth Shoe, Earth Origins, Earth Footwear, Gary Champion

5 Questions for Gary Champion

The footwear veteran has diversified Earth Inc. while honoring its heritage.

Larry Paparo, Nine West, LJP International, Nine West Kids, Mootsies Tootsies

5 Questions for LJP's Larry Paparo

Inside the company's plan to reimagine Mootsies Tootsies.

Julie Johnson, Olivia Childs, Joe Ouaknine, Fashion Institute of Technology

A First Look at Olivia Childs

One California entrepreneur is tackling comfort from the bottom up.

Laurent Vasilescu, The Mode Collective, Volley, Old Soles

Aussie Invasion

Faced with stiff competition at home, Australian brands turn to the U.S. market.

Bernie Mev, Itamar Carmi, Rachel Carmi

Behind the Bernie Mev Boom

One comfort brand has ignited a trend with its funky woven styles.

Iconix Brand Group Inc., Méduse, Lucky Sole, Harbor Footwear Group, Marc Ecko Cut & Sew

Buzz: Meduse, Marc Ecko & More

Upcoming launches for spring '15

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