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ALDO Group Announced as WIFI Program Title Sponsor

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Two Ten Footwear Foundation is thrilled to announce that ALDO Group is the title sponsor of the Women in Footwear Industry (WIFI) program for the next four years. The announcement was made at the Foundation’s annual Gala celebration, held at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. CEO David Bensadoun was joined … Read More

“The State of the Fashion/Comfort Footwear Market” Lunch & Learn

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Beth Goldstein, Executive Director for the NPD Group, recently hosted a WIFI Lunch & Learn Webinar focused on the state of the fashion/comfort footwear market. Beth shared valuable insights around the rebound of retail growth in the footwear space, the top channels of distribution, growth percentages for both the in-store and online spaces, and the … Read More

WIFI Charlotte Navigates Career & Life

Friday, October 19, 2018

Empowerment and work/life balance were the themes of the evening as the WIFI Charlotte chapter came together on Wednesday, October 17th for a panel discussion entitled “Women Navigating Career & Life”. The event, which was sponsored by Margaritaville Shoes, took place at the beautiful Carmel Country Club just outside of downtown Charlotte. Panel participants included … Read More

“Sustainability & Ethical Footwear Manufacturing” Lunch & Learn

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Sara Irvani, CEO of footwear brands Okabashi, Oka-B, and Third Oak, recently hosted a WIFI Lunch & Learn Webinar focused on the importance of sustainability and ethical footwear manufacturing. In this informative discussion, Sara discussed her company’s focus on sustainably-sourced, American made materials, the concept of closed-loop manufacturing, and the importance of sustainability to today’s … Read More

WIFI Seattle Enjoys an Evening with Susan Hudson O’Neil

Thursday, September 27, 2018

On Thursday, September 20th, the team at Dolce Vita opened the doors to their beautiful showroom atop Smith Tower to host the WIFI Seattle regional chapter for a discussion with footwear industry veteran Susan Hudson O’Neil. Susan pulled from her prior experience with brands like Timberland, Rockport, and Kenneth Cole Productions to offer advice on … Read More