Digital Professional Development: Sourcing and Compliance

Insights and training via videos, podcasts, articles, documents, memos, letters to you skill up and/or stay current on key Sourcing and Compliance issues.

Sourcing and Compliance Events

  • Global Shoe Sourcing Digital Series (on-demand): Register at a low rate for on-demand access to this series content through 2020.

Podcasts on Sourcing

  • Episode #238: Don’t Panic! – Cutting cost within your supply chain with Kerry Rasmussen from Farrow
  • Episode #236: The Power of Packaging
  • Episode #234: Reblazing Trails with Sean and Shannon Scott of COMUNITYmade
  • Episode #231 Trans Atlantic Shoe Marketplace Update
  • Episode #230 Dan Post Boot Camp: Digital Product Testing Drives Speed, Sell-in, and New Style Success
  • Episode #226 How Brands are Using a “Digital Sample Studio” to Cut Costs & Increase Speed
  • Episode #224 Demanding Diversity and Inclusion with Darla DeGrace!
  • Episode #231 Trans Atlantic Shoe Marketplace Update
  • Episode #209 Insane Shoe Supply Chains! The Pandemic’s Impact on Air Cargo Shipments
  • Episode #200 Sourcing Challenges and Strategies in the Age of Uncertainty with WWW’s Mike Jeppesen
  • Episode #194 Tech & Supply Chain Insights from Senior Technology Editor, Eric Johnson!
  • Episode #110 Exploring Essential Footwear Material Shows with Hisham Muhareb
  • Episode #39 Import Strategies to Lower Footwear Costs
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Kicks Over Coffee webisodes on Sourcing

  • Kicks Over Coffee: Customs Compliance During COVID with Keen’s Sara Bowersox (9/28/2020) WATCH NOW
  • Kicks Over Coffee Espresso Edition: A quick discussion on the latest European sourcing and import data featuring FDRA’s Chief Economist Gary Raines (9/22/2020) WATCH NOW
  • Kicks Over Coffee Espresso Edition: A quick discussion on the latest sourcing and import data featuring FDRA’s Chief Economist Gary Raines (9/21/2020) WATCH NOW
  • Kicks Over Coffee: How Shoe Executives Can Build A Real Innovation Strategy and Program to Help Brands Grow (3/12/2020) WATCH NOW
  • Kicks Over Coffee: A True Digital Solution to Shoe Design and Development Workflows and Execution (3/20/2020) WATCH NOW

Sourcing and Compliance Articles and Resources

  • Latest Footwear Sourcing Supply Chain and Compliance Bulletin HERE