Red Wing

5 Footwear Business Trends Impacting Your Bottom Line:


Design, Product Development, & IP:

Materials Database Project:

Materials Summit – RTP, Fall 2017.

Design and IP digest:

Material Costs:



Rulings Booklet 2016:

Customs Report (monthly):

FTDC – Annual Trade and Customs Conference:

Free Samples Classification


Product Safety:

Quarterly Updates:

FDRA’s Global Footwear Testing Guide (online):

Risk Management (chemical fail rate) Report:



Sourcing, Supply Chain, & Social Compliance:

Monthly Newsletter:

Material Costs:

Import data by Category:

Yearly Sourcing Report:

Factory Training Online:

Yearly Factory Survey:

RFP/Code of Conduct:

Annual Summit:

Quarterly Update Calls:




Foreign Sales:

Canada Retail:

EU Economy:

EU Imports:

EU Price:


Working Groups (calls, meetings, alerts by department):


Shoe-in Show:

Continual learning and engagement – industry leaders talking to industry leaders: