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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.

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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.

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By Drock77777 - Jan 03 2019
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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!

Awesome!

By vivalaudrup - Jun 20 2017
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Love the Shoe-In Show. Fast, fun, and super insightful. Never a dull moment. Enjoy!

iTunes Ratings

24 Ratings
Average Ratings
21
1
1
1
0

Very Helpful

By Drock77777 - Jan 03 2019
Read more
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!

Awesome!

By vivalaudrup - Jun 20 2017
Read more
Love the Shoe-In Show. Fast, fun, and super insightful. Never a dull moment. Enjoy!
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Shoe-In

Updated 10 days ago

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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.

Rank #1: #105 Exploring Innovative Footwear Design with Tiffany Beers

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Tiffany Beers, lead innovator on the Nike Hyperadapt and 2015 Nike Mag, joins the Shoe-In Show to discuss footwear innovation and the challenges brands face in developing innovative product. She also reminisces about the many ups and downs in developing NIKE's signature self-lacing shoes. Jasmine joins in the fun in the world famous "Whatcha Got? Watcha Gettin'?" segment.

May 14 2018
28 mins
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Rank #2: #93 The Meaning of Shoes and Their Various Styles with Elizabeth Semmelhack

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Elizabeth Semmelhack is back to discuss her newest book Shoes: The Meaning of Style and the unique history and social impact of sandals, boots, high heels, and sneakers. Shoe lovers shouldn't miss this fun journey through shoe history and the many surprises along the way (like, high heels were developed for men!) Jasmine stops by to discuss the ways in which footwear designers are using unique inspirations for their footwear creations: Mops & Yellow Sponges Plaids Corduroy

Feb 19 2018
27 mins
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Rank #3: #88 Exploring Footwear Manufacturing Options in Nicaragua

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PRONicaragua Strategy Director Engel Gomez joins Shoe-In from Managua, Nicaragua to explore the various footwear sourcing opportunities available in the Central American country. What opportunities and challenges can you expect to encounter when buying shoes from Nicaraguan manufacturers? Make sure you download to listen. Jasmine explores the rise of eco-friendly shoe brands (VEERAHThe People's Movement, and VEJA) in her Fashion Footwear in Focus segment.

Jan 15 2018
25 mins
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Rank #4: #134 How Shoe Companies Can Get Duty Payments Back from Uncle Sam's Pocket!

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Shoe companies pay billions in duties each year, but there is a way to get a refund from the government if you follow certain rules! Brian London of Charter Brokerage joins us on this episode to explain what "duty drawback" is and how shoe companies can use it to their advantage if they set up their supply chains correctly.

Dec 03 2018
23 mins
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Rank #5: #157 Footwear Tech Potpourri

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At the 2019 FDRA Executive Summit Andy welcomes a panel of footwear technology experts as they explore emerging technologies in the areas of 3D rendering, product integrity, workforce development and learning, and factory efficiencies.

Guests include:

  • Alban Denoyel, Co-founder and CEO, Sketchfab
  • Paul Foley, Executive Vice President Global Sales & Strategy, Vi3
  • Sam Caucci, Founder & CEO, 1HUDDLE
  • Jose Suarez, Founder & CEO, Impactiva
May 13 2019
50 mins
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Rank #6: #101 The Current State of Footwear Sourcing with BBC's Josue Solano

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Josue Solano, President and COO of BBC International drops by the Shoe-In Show set to discuss the evolving state of footwear sourcing, costing, currency, and navigating the patchwork of footwear regulatory demands. Jasmine walks us through another amazing edition of "Whatcha Got? Whatcha Gettin'?"

Apr 16 2018
30 mins
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Rank #7: #144 African American Footwear Series: Diversity Download with D'Wayne Edwards of PENSOLE Part 2

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In the second installment of Shoe-In Show's African American Footwear Series, footwear designer extraordinaire and PENSOLE Footwear Design Academy founder D'Wayne Edwards is back to continue exploring effective ways to drive diversity throughout the footwear industry.

Jasmine jumps in for her Fashion Footwear in Focus segment to explore the influences of stylist and designer Ade Samuel and her meteoric rise.

Feb 11 2019
22 mins
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Rank #8: #98 Launching a New Footwear Brand with Bill Snowden of Jane and the Shoe

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Footwear industry veteran Bill Snowden brings his years of experience and knowledge of the footwear industry to Shoe-In as he's in the middle of the launch of his new brand - Jane and the Shoe.

Jasmine notices the potential reemergence of leather in new and bright colors in her Fashion Footwear in Focus segment. 

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Bally

Mar 26 2018
35 mins
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Rank #9: #119 Rules for Revolutionaries: Lessons from the Sneaker Market w/ Matt Powell

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Matt Powell, footwear retail analyst and all around sneaker industry expert, imparts his knowledge on the 2018 FDRA Executive Summit audience and Matt and Andy unearthed a rare recording! Listen to it right here, right now!

Aug 20 2018
39 mins
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Rank #10: #83 Holiday Shoe Shopping with Famous Footwear's Rick Ausick

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Footwear industry icon and recent Footwear News Achievement Awards (FNAA) Hall of Fame inductee Rick Ausick stops by Shoe-In to download on the current state of footwear retail and innovations driving the overall shopping experience.  Rick also educates the boys on all that goes into preparing Famous Footwear's over 1,000 retail locations for the holiday shopping season. The Shoe-In team brings back the world famous "Watcha Got? Whatcha Gettin'?" segment as Rick and the hosts each unveil the shoes they are wearing and the next pair they plan to purchase.

Dec 11 2017
33 mins
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Rank #11: #82 Holiday Footwear Retail Trends in Real Time

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Matt and Andy unpack the 2017 FDRA Holiday Shoe Sales Survey and explore the prevailing footwear retail trends impacting shoe shoppers this year. The boys do a deep dive into the ways in which footwear consumers are changing their approach to holiday shoe shopping. Jasmine joins in on the fun with her 'Whatcha got? Whatcha gettin'?" segment as the Shoe-In team unveils the shoes they're each currently sporting and want next such as the Batman Pumas, Allbirds, and the NIKE HyperAdapts.

Dec 04 2017
29 mins
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Rank #12: #75 Portland, Packaging, Printing, and 'Pliance

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Andy and Matt are live on location at the Bridgeport Brewery in Portland's famed Pearl District during FDRA's first-ever Brews & Shoes charity event supporting Raphael House and Soles4Souls. Portlanders Rick Hawley and Sara Bowersox explain what makes Portland such a hotbed of footwear industry talent while updating listeners on the latest trends in footwear packaging, customs, and compliance.

Oct 23 2017
30 mins
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Rank #13: #74 Footwear Folks Supporting Key Charitable Organizations @ Brews & Shoes 2017

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Andy and Matt are live on location at the Bridgeport Brewery in Portland's famed Pearl District during FDRA's first-ever Brews & Shoes charity event supporting Raphael House and Soles4Souls.  Amanda Ives of the Raphael House of Portland and Donna Mattick from Soles4Souls drop by to discuss the important work both organizations are doing to meet vital needs at home and abroad, and ways in which they partner with the footwear industry to get the job done.

Oct 16 2017
27 mins
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Rank #14: #151 The Next Great Female Designer is Here!

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Miranda Woods, an upcoming footwear designer with a plan, drops by Shoe-In to talk about her journey from Washington, DC to the halls of Pensole, New Balance, Ghana and back! She is a rising female footwear designer, so make sure you get to know her now.

Jasmine jumps in with her Fashion Footwear in Focus segment as she discusses the use of turf and other unique materials on footwear uppers.

Apr 01 2019
22 mins
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Rank #15: #123 The Art of Launching a Shoe Brand with Casca

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Casca Co-founder, Braden Parker, stops by Shoe-In at FN Platform to discuss the highs and lows of launching a shoe brand in today's diverse retail landscape. Braden unveils the highs and lows of bringing the brand's all-day performance footwear to market. And of course, Jasmine is here for the show's absolutely amazing "Whatcha Got? Whatcha Gettin'?" segment.

Sep 17 2018
31 mins
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Rank #16: #139 Shoeconomy with FDRA’s Chief Economist, Gary Raines

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For the very first time FDRA’s Chief Economist, Gary Raines joins us for an episode to discuss the state of the “Shoeconomy” and what to expect in 2019!

Jan 07 2019
29 mins
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Rank #17: #122 Cliff Sifford from Shoe Carnival is Back!

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Shoe Carnival's fearless leader Cliff Sifford returns to Shoe-In at FN Platform to download on the family retailer's continued success and growth. The laughter and fun abound as Cliff explores the latest trends succeeding in today's diversified footwear marketplace. Jasmine jumps in with her Fashion Footwear in Focus segment as she discusses the continued dominance of slides and Vans.

Sep 10 2018
33 mins
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Rank #18: #84 Exploring the Great Outdoors with Columbia Sportswear's Tim Boyle

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Columbia Sportswear's President and CEO Tim Boyle stops by to discuss the company's proud history serving global outdoor consumers for over 70 years and the innovations and designs driving success through all of its brands - Columbia, Sorel, Mountain Hardwear, and Prana.  Tim and the boys trek through a number of topics including innovation, trade, changing retail, the outdoor consumer, and the company's recent Star Wars collaboration. Jasmine explores emerging outdoor trends, such as  Outdry Extreme Shoes, in her Fashion Footwear in Focus segment.

Dec 18 2017
27 mins
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Rank #19: #115 Designers and PD Teams Rejoice! Material Exchange is Here!

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Chris Hillyer, Director of Innovation at Deckers Brands, joins Shoe-In to unveil the innovative aspects and game-changing tools of the emerging Material Exchange (www.material-exchange.com) website under development by PTC, FDRA, and Substance.  Jasmine shocks Matt and Andy with her amazing Fashion Footwear in Focus segment that confidently declares that suede shoes are in even during the Summer. According to Jasmine, everyone is incorporating suede in their summer collection including Deckers' brand Koolaburra.

Jul 23 2018
40 mins
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