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WIFI Relaunches to Record Breaking Numbers

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Thursday, April 15th Last Thursday night, over 500 women and men from across the globe logged in to their computers to participate in Two Ten WIFI’s event – Staying Connected, a virtual conversation with industry leaders.  More than a year after putting the program on hold due to the pandemic, WIFI’s relaunch was truly one … Read More

FN Virtual Platform Interview: It Took A Pandemic

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Last week, Footwear News hosted Virtual Summit: The Way Ahead. This exciting 2-day event featured exclusive access to showroom previews, executive smart talks, thought-provoking panels and digital bootcamps led by the leaders of the footwear industry. Attendees included top executives from brands, retailers and companies in the footwear industry. Highlights from the first day included, … Read More

Stories from the Frontline of the Footwear Industry

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

With 20.5 million jobs lost amid the coronavirus pandemic in the United States, the shoe industry continues to face severe cut backs as a staggering 60% of the industry, more than 100,000 people, have been laid off or furloughed.  Our team hears their stories every day.  The employees who helped our industry thrive are now … Read More

Two Ten Delivers Over $1 Million in Crisis Relief to Footwear Workers in Need

Monday, May 18, 2020

Originally written by Nikara Johns at  Footwear News on May 8, 2020. From bankruptcies to layoffs, it has been a trying few months for the footwear industry. And as April saw the worst monthly unemployment rate on record, with 20.5 million jobs lost amid the coronavirus crisis in the United States, the shoe business continues to face … Read More

On the Frontline for the Footwear Industry

Friday, May 1, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted so many lives in our footwear community.  Two Ten has been receiving applications for financial assistance at an unprecedented rate that is 10X greater than at any other point in our history. Thousands of footwear families are in difficult positions they never thought possible – and turning to the industry’s foundation for … Read More