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, It Took a Pandemic: The Importance of a Financial Safety Net for Footwear Employees, an interview with Two Ten President & CEO Shawn Osborne. Shawn discussed hard lessons learned from a global pandemic, how its impact on the shoe industry’s workforce underscores the need to build a financial safety net for The Way Ahead, and how companies can create a 21st century model for addressing employee financial insecurity.
Watch excerpts from Shawn’s interview below.
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