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Nike Unveils Self-Lacing Sneakers That Adapt to Your Feet With the Touch of a Button
Technology

Nike Unveils Self-Lacing Sneakers That Adapt to Your Feet With the Touch of a Button

These motorized kicks play cool tricks. Eat your heart out, Marty McFly.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How a Father's Love for His Ailing Son Inspired Him to Reinvent the Sneaker
Radicals & Visionaries

How a Father's Love for His Ailing Son Inspired Him to Reinvent the Sneaker

Steve Kaufman didn't want his son's medical condition to stop him from putting his shoes on by himself. His quest to boost the teen's self-esteem led to the creation of Quikiks.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How These Entrepreneurs Found Success in an Industry They Knew Nothing About
Ready To Launch

How These Entrepreneurs Found Success in an Industry They Knew Nothing About

When launching their shoe startup BucketFeet, Raaja Nemani and Aaron Firestein had a great idea but no previous experience in manufacturing or inventory management.
Catherine Clifford
These Awesome Video-Playing Sneakers Have Raised More Than $300,000 on Indiegogo
Technology

These Awesome Video-Playing Sneakers Have Raised More Than $300,000 on Indiegogo

Walk a mile in these shoes and everyone will be staring at your fancy feet.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This Guy Makes Hipster Shoes in Africa. But Don't Call Him a Social Entrepreneur.
Social Entrepreneurs

This Guy Makes Hipster Shoes in Africa. But Don't Call Him a Social Entrepreneur.

Oliberte founder Tal Dehtiar sells handmade stylish sneaker-shoes. At the same time, he is demonstrating a new model of 'charity.'
Catherine Clifford
How This Company Wants to Be the Warby Parker of Shoes
Shoes

How This Company Wants to Be the Warby Parker of Shoes

M.Gemi brings affordable Italian luxury directly to the shoe-obsessed.
How Greats Footwear Puts Its Best Foot Forward
Radicals & Visionaries

How Greats Footwear Puts Its Best Foot Forward

A modern footwear company reimagines classic styles.
Jason Ankeny
If You Thought Selfie Sticks Made You Look Ridiculous, Get Ready for Selfie Shoes!
Fashion

If You Thought Selfie Sticks Made You Look Ridiculous, Get Ready for Selfie Shoes!

They're just an April Fool's Day prank. And thank goodness for that.
Jason Fell
These High-Tech High Heels Change Color With the Click of an App
Wearables

These High-Tech High Heels Change Color With the Click of an App

If the shoe fits, work it. Heck yeah, chameleonic electronic 'ink' tricked out stilettos look as cool as they sound.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Great Idea for a Business, But No Experience? These Founders Prove It Can Be Done.
Radicals & Visionaries

Great Idea for a Business, But No Experience? These Founders Prove It Can Be Done.

The entrepreneurs behind footwear startup Jack Erwin had no experience in shoes. Now, they're steering a million-dollar shoe brand.
Nina Zipkin
Business-Savvy Teens Tap Dynamic New Collector's Market: Designer Sneakers
Radicals & Visionaries

Business-Savvy Teens Tap Dynamic New Collector's Market: Designer Sneakers

Much-coveted shoes are being bartered and sold by high schoolers at sneaker conventions across the country at eye-opening prices, The New York Times reports.
Geoff Weiss
TOMS Brings One-For-One Business Model to the Coffee Industry
Expansion

TOMS Brings One-For-One Business Model to the Coffee Industry

Following a two-year absence from the company he founded, Blake Mycoskie is back with a new vision for the coffee industry and beyond.
Geoff Weiss