- Columbia Sportswear opens first-ever brand store in New York City Nov 25, 2014 - The Oregonian
- Nike opens women's-only retail store Nov 22, 2014 - The Oregonian
- Foot Locker Launches Holiday Ads Nov 20, 2014 - Newswire
Founded in 1944, the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA) is the oldest, largest, and most effective footwear trade association in the U.S. It represents the full breadth of the footwear industry, supporting more than 100 companies and over 200 brands, from research, design and development, to manufacturing and distribution, to retailers selling to consumers all over the globe. What FDRA does is simple: It advocates for lower costs for consumers, allowing its members to sell more shoes and create jobs.