241 episodes

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.

Shoe-In Footwear Distributors & Retailers of America (FDRA)

    • Management
    • 4.7, 30 Ratings

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.

    #221 Footwear Associations Unite - FDRA X FFANY

    #221 Footwear Associations Unite - FDRA X FFANY

    FFANY's Executive Director, John Heron joins the Shoe-In Show for an exciting episode! FFANY market weeks are vital to the footwear industry and John stops by to discuss the future of trade shows, pivoting to digital experiences, and why we must continue to have market week gatherings in person. FDRA and FFANY are also moving to join forces - hear how two of the largest footwear associations plan to work together to serve the industry in a bigger way.

    • 33 min
    #220 A Look Into The Future of Footwear with Dave Grange

    #220 A Look Into The Future of Footwear with Dave Grange

    Footwear industry veteran Dave Grange joins us to talk about a very hot topic! What will the footwear industry look like post-pandemic? We dive into everything from online sales, which brands will come out on top, trade shows, and much more. Listen now and join the conversation by dropping us a message.

    • 42 min
    #219 The Current Uncertainty of China!

    #219 The Current Uncertainty of China!

    There is a ton of uncertainty surrounding us all right now. Discussion around moving footwear sourcing out of China has been circulating for a few years now but during the current state of the world the topic has become even hotter! Check out this episode as Andy and Matt discuss some reasons why you may or may not want to continue exploring other sourcing options.

    • 31 min
    #218 Big ideas to improve online shoe shopping experiences and more profitable delivery models.

    #218 Big ideas to improve online shoe shopping experiences and more profitable delivery models.

    This show is all about ideas and new tools - making it a must listen! Shoe E-commerce is exploding but big challenges remain from how shoes are delivered to how consumers shop and interact with shoes online. Team FDRA discusses bold ideas brands can consider to increase profits through new delivery options, new tools to help increase clicks to conversions and reduce returns!

    • 42 min
    #217 "It's Gotta Be The Shoes" - A Conversation about "The Last Dance" with Ryan Yates of Hoop Mountain Dubai

    #217 "It's Gotta Be The Shoes" - A Conversation about "The Last Dance" with Ryan Yates of Hoop Mountain Dubai

    Jasmine takes over the podcast for a quick chat with Ryan Yates, Coach & Marketing Director, at Hoop Mountain Dubai about ESPN's 10-part doc series "The Last Dance," covering MJ's career. Can't talk basketball without talking footwear, we get Ryan's thoughts on the doc, top retro Jordan's and the impact of the brand.

    Check Out Hoop Mountain Dubai Here: https://hoopmountain.ae/

    • 18 min
    #216 Strategies to Save Duties You Can Explore NOW!

    #216 Strategies to Save Duties You Can Explore NOW!

    With footwear duties increasing at a historic and astronomical rate, it’s more important than ever that you have the tools in place to try and mitigate the impact. Join us as we discuss these tools and more with Liz Connell of ONESOURCE Global Trade.

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
30 Ratings

30 Ratings

Keithgrei ,

Amazing insight into shoes

Such a great show to keep us all informed and together in the shoe world! Great insight and amazing interviews to Win the day!

Drock77777 ,

Very Helpful

You guys rock. I hope 2019 treats you well!!!
An overall resource guide for different topics small retailers could access as a podcast would be a good resource!

Tony chips Chiappetta ,

Must Listen

A great podcast that is a must listen for every episode if you're in the footwear industry or consider yourself a Shoe Dog!

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