October 24, 2016
#21 Ethiopia and Footwear – Tales from FDRA’s Recent Trade Mission
Thomas Crockett // Director of Government & Regulatory Affairs // FDRA
Fresh off the FDRA trade mission to Ethiopia, FDRA’s own Thomas Crockett stops in to discuss the prospects of sourcing footwear from Ethiopia with Matt and Andy. Thomas takes us on a journey through this emerging footwear manufacturing hub as he reminisces about his trip.
Christie highlights the growing trend of charitable footwear drives in the Fashion Footwear in Focus segment, showcasing Allison Grady- http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160927/news/160928861/ and Darrel “Shoe Doctor” Cousin- http://djournal.com/news/shoe-doctor-hopes-deliver-5000-pairs-shoes/ in their efforts to collect shoe donations.