eBay’s Partnership with FedEx is a Good Thing, Contrary to Perception


Posts mentioned in this video: Insider Ties: Why Nike Keeps Winning – Financial Post https://arch-usa.com/insider-ties-nike-keeps-winning-financial-post/ What Was Once a Benefit for Nike is Becoming a Problem: Are Fed Ex Drivers Stealing Sneakers? https://arch-usa.com/what-was-once-a-benefit-for-nike-is-becoming-a-problem-are-fed-ex-drivers-stealing-sneakers/ There are nuances to FedEx and eBay partnering to speed up the process of sneakers that have to be authenticated, but it’s … Read more

Nike Women S Air Jordan Retro Xi 11 Animal Instinct Black | Nike Air Humara LX Jacquemus Light Bone/Gold-Sail DR0420-001

Nike Air Max 2090 Baskets Noir et argenté

  The Jacquemus collection elevates Nike’s classic hiker the Humara with a leather and suede construction featuring pops of gold and debossed Jacquemus logos on the tongue and heel. Aglets have been replaced with tabs of color coordinated leather and think gum outsole.

Nike Store Openings Will Generate Additional Pressure on Wholesale Accounts


The pace of Nike store openings is accelerating as the sportswear giant continues its shift to more direct sales. Source: Nike is aggressively opening new stores as it pushes forward on its plan to sell directly to consumers. Wall Street isn’t sold on the strategy. Business Insider delivered a list of Nike store openings taking … Read more

It’s Time to Add Imperfects to the Wardrobe Rotation


  Mindfully curated apparel, skates, surfcraft, and other goods for the Human Experience™. Handmade in California. Source: Imperfects A few years ago, Outerknown triggered my fashion radar. The sustainably centered brand founded by San Diegan surfer Kelly Slater crafted apparel with a combination of styles easily at home on Mission or Ocean Beach, but balanced … Read more

Karhu x Saysky a Running Community Collab for the Fall


KARHU x SAYSKY is a Nordic collaboration and celebration of the past, present, and future. Look out for the bear and magic star. Coming together as a Nordic beacon. Guiding you home. Source: KARHU x SAYSKY: A NORDIC RUNNING COLLABORATION SAYSKY | High Performance Running Wear | Official Website Karhu is primarily considered a lifestyle … Read more

Nike Women S Air Jordan Retro Xi 11 Animal Instinct Black | Nike Dunk Hi Retro PRM Pecan/Sail-Worn Blue-Off Noir DQ8800-200


Via Nike: It’s time to channel vintage hoops vibes back onto the streets. With premium materials like slub canvas and tumbled leather, the Dunk High delivers another timeless look. Natural imperfections in the upper and an aged aesthetic on the midsole make ’em look like you’ve been wearing them for years. Color-popped laces contrast perfectly … Read more

Mary Dillon Takes the Helm of Foot Locker in One of the Most Difficult Business Environments the Sneaker Industry Has Experienced


Mary N. Dillon, former Executive Chair and CEO of Ulta Beauty, Inc., has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Foot Locker Board, effective September 1, 2022. Dillon has over 35 years of experience leading consumer-driven businesses in a diverse range of industries, from consumer-packaged goods to restaurants to telecom … Read more

Beckett Simonon Wants to Top Golf with a Swing from their Garcia and Reid Collection


Source: Garcia Golf – Pull-Up Beckett’s sneakers are timeless designs on classic handmade construction. My only gripe tends to be the lack of a lace flap on the tongue. This small design element prevents the laces from slipping to the side. In traditional shoe dress shoe design, the tongues tend to be shorter so there … Read more

Nike Air Max 1 PRM Medium Brown/Mint Foam FD5088-200


via Nike: Hemp canvas, check. Suede mudguard, check. Crepe outsole aesthetic, check. Turning back the clocks to 2004, we’re reissuing the coveted Air Max 1 “Crepe Hemp.” Ready to complete your look, its Mint Foam accents pulse against the easy-to-style Medium Brown and Natural upper while textured materials put you a step above the rest.

eBay Raised Final Value Fees After Touting “Lowest Fees in the Game”


Source: Selling fees In the post below, I show a picture from eBay’s promotion of their “Lowest Fees in the Game” strategy. At the time my goal was to see if eBay or StockX was generating more revenue from their fee structure. What I found was that eBay was earning more income on sales under … Read more

PUMA Basketball’s Unspoken Dilemma and Potential Problem 


Source: Men’s Basketball Shoes & Sneakers | PUMA   No one can deny Puma’s successful reentry into basketball. At a point when signature and performance basketball sneakers became less important to sneaker culture, Puma decided to jump into the basketball with what looked like reckless spending and marketing. They made what many consider the major … Read more

LAS VEGAS ACES vs CONNECTICUT SUN | FULL GAME HIGHLIGHTS | The Aces Set the Sun in a Defensive Battle for the Chip September 18, 2022


A defensive, throwback championship closeout game that saw only one player score 20 points or more in the game, placed a cap on one of the best seasons in the history of the WNBA. Chelsea Gray dropped 20 pts and 6 assists, but A’ja delivered a double up with a massive 14 rebounds, 2 Great … Read more

Tia P. – Green Cadillac ft. DJ Battlecat, The Lady of Rage is a Modern West Coast Ride


DJ Battlecat allows Tia P. the room inside of this bouncy West Coast custom to deliver lyrics like a Lyricist Lounge emcee instead of what is expected from a West Coast rapper. The Lady of Rage doesn’t arrive until the last part of the custom and it’s well worth the wait.

nike kyrie 6 ep vi irving playing cards usa navy men Iverson’s Second Sneaker Celebrates Rookie of the Year


The Reebok The Answer was Iverson’s second sneaker. This color represents his second year in Philly and his Rookie of the Year celebration. With DMX cushioning and tumbled leather upper with a patent leather pop of red, the sneaker is a throwback to 90s sneaker design.

The ‘Blacklight’ and ‘Tapped In’ Panels at the Black Footwear Forum Homecoming 2022 are Emotional and Important


The first two panels feature a group of amazing women discussing important issues for any person considering a career in the sneaker industry. The focus on Blackness and its effect on their relationships in the business is both insightful and thoughtful. Blacklights features Chereese Thornhill-Goldston – Director Design Education & Growth | S.E.E.D. adidas Ashley … Read more

The Nike LeBron XX Violet Frost/Metallic Gold DJ5423-500 Redefines LeBron’s Sneaker Legacy


Entering LeBron’s 20th season, Nike decided to lead with the low. Typically, a LeBron high model is dropped and as the season wears on, the low and the Soldier arrive. The King doesn’t appear to have lost a step and Nike recognizes this by taking the DNA of past Nike Basketball sneakers and incorporating design … Read more

Designer Elan Hawkins Helps Deliver Saysh Two: We See You, Too | Elegant and Beautifully Designed for Her


  Saysh Two | Elan Hawkins Designs (likelani.design) Saysh – The Truth of Hers’ I recently set out to see if coverage of the WNBA could generate views. I’ve long been a fan of the league and adding a daily post to my agenda, created a considerable workload. I had to do it so I … Read more

Nike Air Max 1 PRM – Dirty Denim Mineral Slate/Deep Royal Blue DV3050-300


At the beginning of this video, I didn’t like the Dirty Denim. By the end of the video, after looking at the varying textures of denim throughout the upper, I liked it a lot more. Price: 150.00 via Nike: The Air Max 1 “Dirty Denim” nods to the coveted 2003 drop that brought an aged-to-perfection … Read more

Nike Air Force 1 Low Retro QS – West Indies White/White-Classic Green


Originally released in 2002, the West Indies celebrates people throughout the culture of the West Indies. On the insole is a list of the townships and countries, while an embroidered logo is featured at the rear heel counter and the collar is also embroidered with Nike Air. The dubrae has West Indies and the tongue … Read more