In addition to being comfortable, the sports shoe brands are now also expanding in fashion, with the rise of sneaker
trend among women.
When Danny Rimer learned that an online sneaker
marketplace called GOAT was looking for investors to help expand its business selling must-have Nike Air Jordans and Adidas Yeezy, he suggested that his firm, Index Ventures, lead a $60 million round.
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 12, 2018-GOAT Merges with Flight Club Merge to Expand in Sneaker
The company said users can get up to 30 percent off on the app's "Get Fit" sneaker
NYT Syndicate Sneaker
Con, a gathering of shoe fanatics founded in 2009, brought 500 vendors and more than 19,000 people to the Jacob K Javits Convention Center in New York late last year.
The Italian-made sneaker
has that vintage worn-in aesthetic and uses materials like nubuck and mesh throughout the upper.
Founded in 2011, Sole Academy prides itself as the first multi-brand sports and lifestyle sneaker
store in the Philippines, carrying best-in-class brands such as Adidas, Asics, New Balance, Nike, Puma, Palladium, Reebok, Saucony and many more.
giants, Nike and Under Armour generously contributed 500 sneakers
each to the cause and NBA Superstar, Stephen Curry, personally donated another 500 sneakers
Reebok uses 3D printing to bring sneaker
production back to the US: "We will create the shoe outsole without molds by drawing in layers to create the first ever energy-return outsole, which perform better than the standard rubber outsole.
The museum exhibition "Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker
Culture" is currently touring the United States, hopping from Toronto's Bata Shoe Museum to its current placement at Kentucky's Speed Art Museum.
No one has examined sneaker
sales more carefully than data analyst and self-described sneaker
addict Josh Luber, who (in collaboration with Dan Gilbert, Quicken Loans founder and majority owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers) launched StockX, an online sneaker
marketplace, this past February.
A CARDIFF fashion illustrator has won a vegan sneaker
design competition, with the trainer set to debut in this winter's cruelty-free footwear collection.