FDRA

In 2007, FDRA leadership created the International Footwear Affiliate Membership (IFAM) program to ensure that footwear factories around the world had the opportunity to partner and collaborate with the industry’s leading trade association. Seven years later, FDRA is proud to maintain the support of...

TPA passage is essential for the successful conclusion and Congressional approve of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which would be the most significant free trade agreement for the footwear industry in our history. TPP would eliminate tariffs on footwear from countries like Vietnam –...

Greg Tunney, President, CEO and a member of the board of directors at the RG Barry Corporation, will continue to serve as the Chairman of FDRA. Rick Muskat, Principal of Deer Stags Concepts will take the helm as FDRA’s Vice Chairman and Ed Rosenfeld,...

The United States imposes a hidden, regressive tax on footwear. AFA will remove this burdensome tax on about one third of all footwear. More specifically, if passed, the bill would eliminate approximately $800 million in duties on lower-priced children’s footwear and some hiking...