FDRA has various working groups focused on specific issues and segments like footwear product safety, innovation, factory compliance, and sourcing. This working group is focused on retail issues including sales, trends, HR issues, data collection support, cyber security, employment, and government regulations and taxes impacting retailers nationwide.
This working group will be THE conduit for footwear industry collaboration on how the industry understands the marketplace and develops solutions to common challenges that are not related to marketplace competition among retailers.
To be the footwear industry’s cooperative platform where retailers across the sales spectrum can meet to discuss issues and challenges, get best practices and insights and develop common solutions to better connect and sell to consumers worldwide.
To drive thought leadership on issues impacting the footwear marketplace, and develop solutions to retail challenges as needed.
Specifically, this group will:
The group accomplishes its mission through: