Footwear Retail:

FDRA Footwear Sales Analysis

US Shoe Store Employment

US Minimum Wage Map (by State)

US Footwear Retail Price Monitor

EU Footwear Insight

EU Footwear Price Update


Design, Product Development, and IP:

Design and IP digest: http://conta.cc/2ksP1Av

Material Costs: http://fdra.org/footwear-materials-cost-report/

Material Exchange



Rulings Booklet 2016: http://conta.cc/2jbCCAL

Customs Report (monthly): http://conta.cc/2ksDvFe

Free Sample Classification: http:www.footwearcustoms.com


Product Safety:

Quarterly Updates: http://conta.cc/2ksNYkb

FDRA’s Global Footwear Testing Guide (online): http://globalfootweartesting.com/

Risk Management (chemical fail rate) report: http://files.constantcontact.com/569ca1a9001/a69dd886-61ae-463b-b526-0e6bfc4e7eeb.pdf

Summit: http://conta.cc/2iWfdEt


Sourcing, Supply Chain, and Social Compliance:

Monthly Newsletter: http://conta.cc/2kiJXg0

Material Costs: http://fdra.org/footwear-materials-cost-report/

Import Data by Category: http://fdra.org/footwear-imports/

Yearly Sourcing Report: http://fdra.org/files-view?id=644

Factory Compliance & Training: http://www.footwearfactorycompliance.com

RFP/Code of Conduct: http://fdra.org/footwear-intel-center/responsible-factory-program/


Other Resources:

Working Groups


Shoe-In Show



Customs Working Group – Washington, DC

Product Safety – Washington, DC

Annual Executive Summit – Washington, DC

Asia Summit – Shenzhen, China

Sourcing Summit – New York, NY

Materials & Innovation – Raleigh, NC

Footwear Trade Distribution & Customs (FTDC) Conference – Long Beach, CA

Footwear Construction – Boston, New York, Portland, & Chicago